Have you always dreamed of having a built-in pool in the backyard? Specialty contractors work on unique home renovations and landscape projects. From building custom wine cellars to designing elaborate iron staircases, specialty craftsmen and professionals in your area can make your home improvement dreams come true.
When Should You Hire a Specialty Contractor?
Generally, specialty contractors work with or run companies that do custom interior and exterior work. These professionals use their specialized skills in woodworking, glass design or concrete craftsmanship, for example, to create everything from custom designed doors to one-of-a-kind shower enclosures to outdoor rooms and patios. You can find more specialty contractors in San Francisco, Oakland, Piedmont, Hayward and Concord.
Let’s say you want to install custom wood flooring in your dining room, and you’ve found a Alameda, CA company with excellent reviews. Next you’ll want to contact the company and make some inquiries.
What to ask a potential specialty contractor:
How long have you been in business?
Can you give me a written estimate?
What happens if the project goes over budget?
Are you licensed and insured?
Have you completed a project like this one? If so, can you show me photos?
How do you calculate costs, and what do they include?
Do you guarantee or provide a warranty for your work? What about future repairs?
How long will this project take?
Find specialty contractors on Houzz. Look in the Professionals section of our website under Alameda, CA specialty contractors, then select the nearest metro area for a contractor. You can also look through California photos of completed projects to see how a contractor might approach design challenges.