Hire a Pro Advice Categories

Before you hire a professional tradesman to complete a job learn what to expect dealing with a contractor. Here's an overview of specific service contractors who you hire to repair, remodel and decorate your home.

  • To find the best type of carpenter for a carpentry project at your house learn about their different skills and expertise and where to find one.
  • Ceiling and flooring installation services are the typical contractors you'll hire for a new floor or ceiling. Sometimes these jobs are done by carpenter,s too. Learn about their skill levels and expertise and where to find one.
  • Find a professional carpenter who can hang a basic interior door or a more complicated exterior one by knowing what to expect and their different skill levels and experience.
  • Hiring an electrician for most electrical projects is the best choice. Learn about their different skill levels and expertise and what should be in a contract you sign with an electrician.
  • Find a professional carpenter or tradesman who can do an exterior repair or upgrade by knowing what to expect and their different skill levels and experience.
  • A heating contractor and insulation installer are two of the most typical contractors you'll hire for HVAC (heat, ventilation air contioning) services. Find a pro by knowing what to expect and their different skill levels and experience.
  • A handyman or handyman service is a good bet for any of the repair and maintenance jobs around a house. Find out how to find one and what to expect of their work.
  • Improvements and upgrades can range from simple to complex so you're likely to hire anyone from a handyman to a skilled carpenter. Learn about their different skill levels and expertise before hiring one.
  • Since landscaping projects can range from simple yard work by a gardener to more complicated installations you'll find different landscape contractors specialize in different projects. Learn how to find one that's right for your job.
  • Yard buildings, fences, decks are all major additions to your property. Learn who to hire for different projects and the differences between their skills and expertise.
  • The range of painting and finishing improvements reflect the different types of painters and refinishers you'll find when you want to hire a professional. Learn how to choose one that's appropriate for your project.
  • A licensed plumber is the best choice for most plumbing projects. Learn about hiring a plumber and the difference between their skills and expertise and what to expect in a contract with one.
  • Decorating walls ranges from hanging wallboard to installing wainscoting and wallcovering so you'll find a variety of professionals who specilize in improving walls. Learn what t expect working with a pro and what should be included in a contract with one.
  • Windows and stairs unique components of a house and contractors specializing in their replacement and repair are the best choice. Learn what to expect working with one of these specialty pro services.