Must-Ask Questions When Working With a Austin Contractor05/29/2018Tyler Jorgensen Here at Sunburst we’re a lot of things: Austin shutter installers, home design pros, and more. But in the end, you could just call us Austin contractors.There are a lot of contractors in Austin, and it may be difficult to pick the right one. Whether you’re planning a kitchen renovation, new flooring, or new window treatments – choosing the right team is essential. Below are some questions to ask the next time you hire a Austin contractor for your upcoming project. Ask About Their CredentialsNo matter the size of your next project, you should be able to put your trust in your contractor 100%. You can build that trust by checking out their credentials. Ask for proof of their contracting license and insurance – any home service professional worth the money won’t hesitate to show them.Also be sure to look at some reviews. See what other customers have said about their services from multiple sources:HomeAdvisorAngie’s ListHouzzFacebookGoogle BusinessBetter Business BureauYelpBe careful not to make the mistake of implicitly trusting online reviews. They’re just one source to keep in mind when looking at your options.Ask Questions About Your Specific ProjectNo one knows your house better than you, so don’t be afraid to voice any concerns you have about your project with your potential home service provider. Are you concerned about how the new tile you want might not work with your subfloor, or thinking about if your new wood shutters are a better idea than wood blinds? Be sure to speak up and get the answers that are pertinent to you!Ask About Installation DayDepending on what your project is, install can be a long, exhausting process, or it could be a walk in the park. For any size project, be sure to get the details for installation day. Start with some of these.About how long will the whole install take?How many installers might be coming in and out of my house?Will I need to move any furniture or anything else in the house?Will there be any fumes or dust during or after the installation?What will the noise levels be like during the installation?Will I need to remove children or pets from the house during the installation?Find Out Your Payment PlansYou don’t always have to wait and save for months to schedule your home improvement project. Most Austin contractors and home service providers can let you pay in installments.Any Questions?If you have any other questions about window treatment installations or any of our products, we’re more than happy to answer them. Drop us a line at 512-549-6077 or use the contact form below to get a free in-home estimate.