8 Things That Can Go Wrong When You Don’t Hire a Licensed Commercial Contractor

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You may be tempted in saving money by hiring an unlicensed contractor, but there are many risks involved.

Here are eight things that can go wrong:

1. You may not get the quality of work you expect. A licensed contractor is required to have insurance and bonding, which means that if something goes wrong with the job, you are covered.

2. The contractor may not be up to code. Working with an unlicensed contractor could mean that your business is not up to code and could be fined by the city.

3. The contractor may not be properly licensed. In some cases, an unlicensed contractor may not have the proper licensing to do the job, which could lead to further problems down the road.

4. You may not be able to get a refund if something goes wrong. If you hire an unlicensed contractor and something goes wrong, you may not be able to get a refund for the work that was done.

5. The contractor may not be insured. If something happens on the job site and the contractor is not insured, you could be held liable.

6. You may not have any recourse if something goes wrong. If you hire an unlicensed contractor and something goes wrong, you may not be able to take legal action against the contractor.

7. The contractor may not be up to date on safety regulations. Working with an unlicensed contractor could mean that your business is not up to code and could be fined by the city.

8. The contractor may not be experienced. Working with an unlicensed contractor could mean that you are not getting the best possible workmanship for your business.

Conclusion

Hiring a licensed commercial contractor is important for a number of reasons. When you work with a licensed contractor, you know that they are insured and bonded, which means that if something goes wrong with the job, you are covered. Additionally, working with a licensed contractor ensures that your business is up to code and in compliance with all safety regulations.

Contact AH Construction

To learn more about our licensed commercial contractor services contact AH Construction. We would be happy to discuss your specific needs and provide you with a free, no obligation quote.

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