Why should you hire a licensed and insured builder? What does it mean to be a Home Builders Association member? What credentials should I look for in a remodeling and renovation contractor?

Large exterior renovation in Saint Johns, Michigan by K Fedewa Builders
Are you considering remodeling or renovating your home? If so, one of the most important decisions you’ll make is choosing the right contractor for the job. Not all contractors are created equal, and there are several key credentials to look for when hiring someone to work on your home. Here are some factors to keep in mind.

First and foremost, it’s critical to hire a licensed and insured builder. Why is this so important? For starters, licensing demonstrates that a builder has met the standards set by the state, proving they have the necessary knowledge and experience to complete your project safely and efficiently. Additionally, insurance provides protection in the event that something goes wrong during the course of the work. Without insurance, you could be on the hook for expensive repairs or damages caused by the builder’s work.

Another important factor to consider is whether a builder is a member of the Home Builders Association. Being a member of this organization demonstrates a commitment to quality and professionalism, and provides access to resources, training, and other valuable tools that can help ensure your project is completed to the highest standards.

Finally, it’s essential to look for specific credentials when choosing a remodeling and renovation contractor. Ideally, you’ll want someone who is experienced and skilled in your specific type of project. Additionally, ask for references and check out online reviews to get a sense of their past work and client satisfaction levels. Don’t be afraid to ask tough questions, either; a reputable contractor will be happy to provide answers and show off their expertise.

By taking the time to carefully research and select a licensed, insured, and highly qualified contractor, you can feel confident that your remodeling or renovation project will be completed on time, on budget, and to your complete satisfaction. 

Call K. Fedewa Builders today to schedule your design consultation: 517-388-6123. You can see examples of our work by visiting our website at https://kfedewabuilders.com/.


Article by David Glaeser
*Note: This article is for informational purposes only. The information provided in this article is for general guidance and should not replace professional advice. Always consult with experts, such as those at K. Fedewa Builders, before making any home modifications.*