Pointers to Know Before Restumping a House

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There are many companies offering restumping services and are operating globally. However, there are only few companies that provide excellent services. There have been instances where the workers have damaged homes, which resulted in the owners renovating their homes. You certainly don’t want that happening to your home.
Given below are few pointers to know before restumping a house to ensure you get the best services.

Finalize the cost of restumping your house

You will have to finalize the restumping costs your house before hiring a company. Restumping can be an expensive process which is why; you would want to be aware of the costs of the service. You don’t want to proceed on the service without knowing the restumping costs and be left high and dry.

During the restumping procedure, accidents might happen, which can cause your house to get damaged. You will have to keep this factor in mind. When going through quotes, you might come across a low price quote. But the low price quote may not get you quality work. Though, you might pay less for the restumping work, you might have to pay more lately for repair work.
Even if you have taken flood insurance, you will want to know that, the insurance company might not cover everything in case of a flood.

Select the stumps yourself

Selecting the stumps yourself is a good idea. Sometimes contractors use substandard materials while restumping your house. Since stumps come in many sizes, you should know the one which is best for you. Stump which is more than 10mm thicker and have a pad traction made from concrete are known to be strong.

These kinds of stumps last long and are best for this kind of work. If you stay in humid climatic conditions, then you will need to make sure that you replace them regularly as they can rust.

Select your restumping contractor

You will have to select a restumping contractor who is experienced enough and has a good record among his clients. They should have the necessary equipments to perform the work for you. The best way, to find if they are reliable is to go through their website and contact their old clients. You can even visit them and check out their projects.

The questions given below are a must before you choose the restumping contractor.

Do you have the required equipments? Have you obtained a council working permit? How will the stumps be spaced? How will floor boards be removed and reinstalled? What will be the total cost of the restumping project? How long will it take for the project to get completed?

With the above pointers, you can be sure to get yourself the best restumping company in your area. You should never hurry up your search or get impatient during the project. You don’t want to regret about it later. So, take your time and go through the internet about the companies that are offering this kind of service and choose your contractor wisely.

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Mohit Jain has 36 articles online

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This article was published on 2013/03/16