FAQs

FAQs

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Not sure what to expect with your what to expect with a home remodeling project? It can be overwhelming, we know, so here are some home remodeling FAQ’s answer questions to help you understand what to expect with your home remodeling project when you hire Decked Out Builders.

Do You Use Subcontractors

When it comes to the building aspect we do not subcontract. Electrical, Plumbing, Insulation, Excavation or Concrete we work with our trusted partners to perform the work. We only use subcontractors that we trust and have built a long lasting relationship with.

How Long Is An Estimate Good For?

With the current market our estimates are valid for 14 to 30 days depending on the materials.

How Do You Handle Overruns

With any remodeling project, you can’t see everything until exposed. Any changes are discussed prior and agreed upon by you prior to us taking any action.

Does Every Remodeling Job Need A Permit

It Depends on the scope of work.

Building codes have been established by  cities and townships. They vary considerably from one jurisdiction to another. A building permit generally is required whenever structural work is involved or when the basic living area of the home is to be changed.

Why is it when I get three different estimates that the prices are so different?

Many factors go into pricing a job. Customer Expierence is huge for us! When comparing the most obvious is making sure all the estimates have the same scope of work and materials. It is important to check the contractors reviews & previous work. When a contractor carries all the proper equipment and required insurances, the prices will be higher than a “fly by night” contractor. We aren’t here just to make a buck, we want to provide you with that better contractor experience & relationship. We include our customers in the project the whole time, keep the line of communication open and stand behind our work.

Do you have workers compensation & liability insurance?

Yes, we keep all current policies for workers compensation and liability to protect our business and you. We also have Errors & Omissions Insurance there for the project is still covered even after we finish. We provide a copy of our insurance to every customer.

How long have you been working in the industry?

12 years, we have worked in the construction field ranging from commercial buildings to custom homes. Now our main focus is bringing professional experience to homeowners directly building their dream backyard and interior finishing.

Can I pull a building permit myself?

Yes, we work with some homeowners that already have their permit or pull there own permit. We still provide all documentation needed

How long will the project to complete?

All projects are different, but we are there start to finish and do not prolong the build. If for some reason there is a possibility of delay we will notify you prior and will offer an alternative or agree to what will be preferred.

How long do you warranty your work?

We have a 1 year craftmanship warranty, for any reason something that needs to be adjusted we will come back out. We also use several products that carry their own warranties on the products themselves that exceed our 1 year warranty. However, if there is general ware or homeowner damage that does not fall under warranty.

Will you help with the design process?

Absolutely! We can design your space based upon both your desires and your budget.

Do you offer financing?

Yes we do. We are partnered with HFS  to offer you financing on any project. We also encourage customers to speak with their local credit union or financial institution for alternative financing as well such as a Home Equity Loan or Home Equity Line of Credit.

What is your payment Schedule?

Dependent upon the scope & size of the job, your deposit will range 10%-50% followed by the progress payment schedule on your invoice.