How long have you been in business?
Are you licensed by the state or a trade organization?
Who will be assigned as project supervisor for the job?
Who will be working on the project? Are they employees or subcontractors?
What is your approach to a project such as this?
How many projects like mine have you completed in the past year?
May I have a list of references from those projects?
May I have a list of business referrals or suppliers?
What percentage of your business is repeat or referral business?
What local and/or national trade associations do you belong to?
Does the company carry workers compensation and liability insurance?
(Always verify this information by calling the agency.)
Have you or your employees been certified in remodeling or had any special training or education, such as earning a Certified Remodeler (CR), Certified Remodeler Specialist (CRS) or Certified Lead Carpenter (CLC) or Certified Kitchen & Bath Remodeler (CKBR) designation?
What is your experience using James Hardie® products: James Hardie siding with ColorPlus® Technology, HardieTrim® Boards, HardieSoffit® and HardieWrap® Weather Barrier?