If you’ve decided it’s time to install new gutters in your home, you have two options. You can attempt to do the repairs or installation yourself. Or you can call one of our professional home renovation experts and have them take care of it for you. Not a lot of contractors know how to do this work. Or, to put it differently, not many contractors know how to install gutters and downspouts the right way.
It can be difficult to tell when it’s time to replace your gutters and downspouts. You may notice that your gutters are clogged. Or you may have just bought a house and realize that the gutters have been neglected for years. If this happens to you, it’s a good idea to call and talk to one of our professionals.
Our team performs gutter work all the time and knows how to install and repair them properly. They can come out and do a survey to see what the problem is. They’ll also provide you with a free estimate so you have an idea of what it will cost you.
Here, we’ll discuss how to find the best contractor for your gutter work and downspouts repair. In the meantime, if you have any questions, be sure to give us a call and talk to one of our home renovation experts.
Don’t Just Pick a Random Name from the Internet
One mistake a lot of homeowners make is they go online and pick a contractor at random. As long as the company is close to them, they figure it’s safe to use them. By the time they call and have their free estimate completed, they figure they’re in too deep. They feel bad about calling and letting them know they’ve changed their mind. As a result, they end up with subpar work and pay through the nose. There’s no reason this should ever happen to you.
If you do want to search for a home renovation expert online, at least take the time to read the online reviews. Reliable home repair companies invite customers to leave reviews on their websites. This gives other customers an idea of whether they want to use the company. Just be careful. Some companies write their own reviews and pretend they’re from real customers. If the reviews seem too good to be true, they probably are.
Always Check to See if the Company Is Listed with the Better Business Bureau
One thing people don’t do anymore is checking the Better Business Bureau to see if a company has a good rating. Just because everything has gone digital doesn’t mean they don’t still keep track of these things. You can go online and do a search to see if the company has a good rating. You can also check to see if there have been any complaints lodged against the company.
If you do notice that the company has a poor rating, you may not want to use them. You can also see what kind of complaints have been filed. For example, perhaps they have been accused of not finishing their jobs on time. Or they may overcharge people for no good reason. If you see any of these things, steer clear.
Talk to a Representative From a Few Different Companies
When people want to buy a car, they typically shop around. They test drive a few different vehicles and ask what kind of deal the salesperson can give you. The same should be true of a home renovation company. If you need gutter work done, focus on companies that specialize in this kind of work.
America’s Best Choice has an excellent reputation for repairing and installing gutters and downspouts. Our technicians give honest estimates to our customers and don’t overcharge people. We also do our best to finish a job on time. If there’s a reason it will take longer than predicted, we let the homeowner know and do our best to get it done as soon as possible.
Make Sure You Take Advantage of Your Free Estimate
A reputable gutter repair company will offer its customers a free estimate. You have the right to know what the problem is and how much it will cost to fix it. If a company refuses to do this, they’re hiding something. They may plan on telling you one thing and doing another.
Or they intend to tell you it will cost one price and then surprisingly find a dozen more things wrong when they’re halfway through the job. You don’t deserve to be treated this way. You work hard to keep your home in good condition. You deserve to have a reputable home renovation team do the work on your home.
What Should You Do if a Company Leaves Your Gutters in Worse Shape than They Found Them?
It is extremely frustrating to learn that the repair person you hire did shoddy work. After you pay them for their materials and labor, you take a look at the work they did. You find that your home is in a worse condition than it was before they came. If this happens, you need to get a real professional from America’s Best Choice out to your home. They’ll fix whatever issues the other repair company left. They’ll charge you a fair rate and do the job right.
You can then pursue the other company for a refund. They will likely refuse to refund you money. If that’s the case, call the Better Business Bureau and report them. You can also put an unfavorable review on their website.
If you need to have gutter work done or need your downspouts replaced, give us a call today. We’ll come out and do a free estimate and get to work right away. Our team is here waiting to help. Visit our website for more information and to check out our customers’ happy reviews.