Do I really need to call for help with this project? Can I do this myself? Can I find someone who will just come in and provide a cheap, quick fix?

 

These are all common questions when being faced with a daunting home improvement project, especially one that involves home performance and energy savings. While there are certainly things DIYers can do around the house to improve the comfort, efficiency and savings of their home, it’s important to realize that not all home improvement projects are equal.

 

Believe it or not, by hiring a quality contractor for necessary projects, you can save a lot more than just time. You can save money. You can keep your loved ones safe. You can be comfortable and healthy. You can make sure your home isn’t using any more energy than what’s necessary. You can have the peace of mind you deserve.

 

Unfortunately, there are a lot of “contractors” out there who haven’t gone through proper training and education to be able to best serve their customers. There are those who cut corners to get the job done quickly instead of done right. There are, unfortunately, even those who don’t do what they say they promise to do and keep it hidden from their customers, but still run off with their money.  It’s important to know that these cheap options are rarely, if ever, a good choice for home improvement projects—especially those projects that include your safety. Paying a few extra bucks up front to ensure jobs are done correctly is extremely important.

 

While costs may initially seem higher for licensed contractors at an organization such as ours than they are for individual contractors working on a job-by-job basis, the cost savings of doing things right the first time can result in huge benefits.

 

The ACCA (Air Conditioning Contractors of America Association) put together a video to give a quick overview of the value of hiring knowledgeable, professional and certified contractors for your home energy projects. See the video below:

 

 

If you’re ready to see what a good contractor can be worth to you, contact us today to get started. We’d love to help.