Most inspectors use a checklist that they
mark and note any repairs as they inspect the
home. The Inspection Report usually provides
maintenance tips on how to keep the home and
property in good shape.
NARI also provides a summary of "warning
signs" during interviews: click
a list of references from previous clients
contact these references to inquiry
on the contractor's work habits, completion
schedule, clean up, and any other related
issues or problems that the previous client
may have experienced
sample questions to ask —
did the contractor complete the project
within your satisfaction?
was the project completed on time?
did the contractor fulfill his or her part
of the contract or service agreement?
was the contractor easy to communicate with?
did the contractor and his crew showed up
were you satisfied with the subcontractors
that your contractor used?
would you recommend this contractor again