You dream of the days when you knew your general contractor on a personal basis and when your questions, problems, or concerns were solved by a simple phone call. After the latest debacle with having your roof replaced, you long for a return to the no hassle days of working with a trusted general contractor. From heating and cooling concerns to questions about the advantages of tankless water heaters, you were always able to get the help that you needed.
Even today when you find yourself in need of a plumber, you have had pretty good luck finding someone who has been able to provide clear answers and follow through on the work that you need done. The latest roofing project, however, has been a completely different story. From unreturned phone calls to not following through on requests that you have made, you now face a situation where the roof that you have had installed does not meet neighborhood specifications. The wrong shingles, the wrong installation, and now you are battling both insurance company and the roofing contractor to find someone who will make things right.
Working with a Trusted General Contractor Helps Avoid Many Problems
From the need for plumbing services to the installation of new heating and cooling services, it is important that you work with a contractor who you can trust. Relying on the services of out of town contractors and work crews can leave home owners with shoddy workmanship and, sometimes, unfinished jobs. Consider some of these facts and figures about some of the most common home repairs that many property owners face and the impact that these services hace on the nation’s economy:
- t is best to have a furnace inspected annually if it is more than 10 years old.
- 66% of all homes in the U.S. have air conditioners.
- Old water heaters can account for as much as 30% of a home’s entire energy consumption
- Heating water accounts for as much as 30% of the energy budget of the average home.
- Tankless water heaters typically provide hot water at a rate of two to five gallons per minute.
- Air conditioners cost home owners in the U.S. more than $11 billion every year. Fortunately, regular maintenance can keep these expensive investments running efficiently.
Working with the right contractor can help you complete the important projects that you need to add value to your home.