4 Things to Look for When Hiring Insulation Services
by Dale Harris
Are you looking to hire an insulation service for your home or business?
If so, it’s important to know you shouldn’t just hire the first name you come across. Properly installed insulation can lower your heating and cooling bills and even prevent carbon monoxide poisoning.
But how do you find a contractor who’s a good fit?
Let’s look at the four things you should look for when hiring insulation services.
You should begin your search by looking for insulation services with an excellent reputation.
Luckily, with the internet, this search shouldn’t be that difficult to do. You can check on company websites for testimonials and reviews. You can also check Yelp and the company’s Google page. You should also check the Better Business Bureau, as many people still leave reviews here.
Family, friends, and coworkers who have hired insulation services will also be an excellent source of information. However, don’t take their word for gold. Every home has different insulation needs and you may be working with a different budget, so what was great for them may not be great for you.
You found an insulation service but they don’t have any reviews?
Likely, this is either a red flag or it just means they’re new to the business. Either way, it’s best to go with a company who has customer testimonials to back up their work.
Knowledge and Experience
Hiring a company that’s been in business for a while and knows what they’re doing is essential.
To figure out an insulation company’s experience, you can check out their “about us” page. Most of the time, these pages list how many years the company has been in business and how many services they’ve completed.
In terms of knowledgeability, it’s a good sign if an insulation contractor wants to do a full diagnostic test of your attic. A lot of times, inexperienced contractors will only glance at your attic. Be wary of these contractors.
Experienced professionals like Aerolite Installers will always tailor their services to the individual needs of your home.
Licensing and Insurance
Never hire someone who isn’t licensed or insured to work on your home- for insulation or any project for that matter.
If you hire a contractor who is uninsured, you could be held liable for any injuries an employee sustains while on the job.
You definitely want to make sure you hire insulation services that can provide excellent customer service.
Often times, the way an insulation company treats their customers is a reflection of the type of work they do.
A quality insulation company should be happy to answer any questions you may have about your home. And, they should be more than willing to provide you with licensing information, insurance information, and references when asked.
Hiring Insulation Services: Wrap Up
Hopefully, this article helps you narrow your search for the perfect insulation services.
It’s your right as a homeowner to receive top-quality service for your home. If you have any questions about finding a quality contractor, please drop us a comment below.