NASCLA Consumer Guide to Home Improvement Projects
This publication was established to help you in your journey of hiring a contractor and in engaging in construction projects; whether it is for new construction or a remodeling job. Hopefully the information contained herein will be helpful in this endeavor and in future projects.
This publication is not meant to be a “cure all” solution to the “perfect project,” but it is believed that in utilizing this publication, you will indeed be enlightened as to what to expect and how to avoid problems to assure that your project goes smoothly.
The focus is on organizing and simplifying the information available to you. This will assure that you have a clear and effective understanding of the process and know what to anticipate and how to prepare properly for this project. We hope this material will be utilized to assist you in making informed decisions.
Some of the items may be repetitive, but the hope is to give you an overall picture of hiring contractors and the contracting process.
The National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies (NASCLA) in working with its state members and other associations, encourage you to use these ideas to make your construction project a great experience, rather than a challenge. We hope you find this resource to be helpful, informative and beneficial and you will use this information to be successful in your projects and share it with others.