The Best Kitchen Bath Contractors Albany County NY Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire
Kitchen & bath remodelers in Albany County NY bearing The Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10 symbol are the kitchen bath contractors that have exceeded the minimum state, county, or city regulatory standard. They are those proven by our independent research to have passed the TOP 10 requirements for competency and value, that carry liability insurance for your protection, who use only employees verified legal to work in the U.S., and for whom our staff has called previous customers to verify high satisfaction with them for bathroom or kitchen remodeling in Albany County NY.
Updated July 31, 2019
The Best Kitchen Bath Contractors Albany County NY Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire
The state of New York doesn't require any state license of kitchen and bath remodelers in Albany County NY, instead leaving it up to the cities, and for unincorporated areas, the county as to whether or not the industry is regulated, so there is no state standard for competency for bathroom or kitchen remodelers in Albany County NY.
But even a city or county license, if required, is no guarantee that any particular bath or kitchen remodeling contractor in Albany County NY is doing business ethically, delivering value, or satisfying customers.
This makes it all the more significant that all kitchen bath contractors in Albany County NY who bear The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have been cleared by our research staff as passing all the requirements for Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 status such as survey phone calls to previous customers to verify high satisfaction, good complaint record, verified county or city license (where applicable), verified liablity and workers comp insurance for your protection, only employees legal to work in the U.S., and more.
Kitchen and Bath Companies Specialize in Different Aspects of Kitchen & Bathroom Design
A kitchen and bath contractor might have more expertise in certain kitchen and bath treatments. So you want one familiar with the specifics of the kinds of changes or elements you desire. Among the variety of specific kitchen and bath remodeling aspects they offer, kitchen and bath remodelers can install kitchen islands, tub surrounds, shower enclosures, shower pans, appliances, fixtures, cabinets, and flooring.
Some kitchen and bathroom contractors in Albany County NY can serve you as bathroom and kitchen designers in Albany County NY, in which case they should be versed in various kitchen design themes, including contemporary, traditional, mission, country French, Eurostyle, and Mediterranean kitchen designs.
Kitchen & Bath Contractors in Albany County NY Can Supply Everything You Need for Your Project
Some local bathroom and kitchen remodelers in Albany County NY can provide all of the new materials required to bring your kitchen or bathroom into the 21st century, while some others prefer to leave the selection and shopping process entirely up to you the client. Find out ahead of time if the kitchen remodelers you start speaking with will help you through that product selection process, or instead, prefer you to do that sourcing on your own.
Some Bathroom and Kitchen Remodelers in Albany County NY Are Much Better Than Others
Lately, work for kitchen & bath contractors in Albany County is booming, and there are a number of contractors with specific expertise in kitchen and bath renovation. We've identified some who stand out and have earned respect for the best customer service and business practices. The Prime Buyer's Report lists these kitchen and bath remodelers in Albany County NY: Bath Fitter Guilderland NY, Kitchen Express Plus Corp Latham NY, Builders Kitchens Inc Albany NY, Koeppel's Kustom Kitchens Inc Albany NY, Myers Kitchen Specialist Albany NY. Other kitchen and bath remodelers in Albany County who might still be in business include: .
Questions To Ask Bathroom & Kitchen Remodelers in Albany County NY
When choosing among bath & kitchen remodelers in Albany County NY to hire, ask these questions about their experience, range of services, and procedures:
• How long have they been performing specifically as kitchen or bath remodelers in Albany County NY?
• For a kitchen remodeling project, how many other kitchen remodels have they completed? If a bathroom, how many other bath remodels have they completed?
• Will they show you examples of work they've done that's like what you're asking for?
• Can the kitchen bath contractors give you names and numbers of clients that you can call as references? (All kitchen bath remodelers bearing the Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had their client references called by research staff at The Prime Buyer's Report so you don't have to.)
• What is project timeframe from initial bid through to completion?
• How will your use of the kitchen or bathroom be impacted during the project and what they will do to minimize that impact?
• Do they carry liability insurance and workers' compensation for your protection? (All kitchen bath remodelers in Albany County NY bearing the Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had proof of insurance verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)
• Will they give you a written bid with complete detail of the exact brands, items including product numbers, types of materials and amount of each material to be used? (This is critical because the cheapest kitchen & bath remodelers often only seem cheap because they have bid on the lowest grade fixtures which you will either be unhappy with in the long term, or request be changed during the project, at increased cost beyond their deceptively low bid.)
• What role will the bathroom or kitchen remodelers play in the selection of fixtures and materials? Will they guide your selection process? Will they go shopping with you? Or instead, do they leave that process entirely up to you the client?
• Can they show you that all their workers sent to your property are legally allowed to work in the U.S.? (All kitchen bath remodelers in Albany County NY bearing The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already signed an agreement to only hire documented workers.)
• What are the manufacturer warranties on the fixtures or appliances they have quoted you?
• Do they give a written warranty on their labor aside from manufacturer warranties, and if so, for how long is it?
• Does your city or county require permits for the bathroom or kitchen remodel? If so, who will be responsible for getting those permits, you or the contractor?
• Do their own staff actually do the work, or do they hire subcontractors for any part of the kitchen and bath remodeling? If so, what assurance can they give you that the subcontractors will be paid on time and will not file a lien against your property for work or materials that have gone unpaid?
• How often and when will they clean up throughout the project?
• What procedures do they use to minimize the mess the project could create, i.e. dust, as well as noise, etc?
• How will they communicate to you their expected schedule to be on-site, and how often?
• Can they foresee any potential surprises that might occur during the project due to what is uncovered about the existing structure or materials? In each case, how much exactly might that affect the original bid cost?
When you've chosen the best kitchen bath remodelers in Albany County NY for your specific needs and priorities, make sure they are licensed by your city or county if that's required by law in your area, since the state of New York doesn't require any state license. (All bathroom & kitchen remodelers in Albany County NY bearing the Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had their city or county license, if required by law, verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)
Resources About Kitchen Bath Remodelers in Albany County NY
The following are helpful links and publications for and about kitchen & bath remodeling in Albany County NY
Associations & Licensing for Kitchen Remodelers and Bath Contractors in Albany County [:state]
BBB Better Business Bureau (www.bbb.org/southern-colorado)
NARI National Association of the Remodeling Industry (www.nari.org)
NKBA National Kitchen and Bath Association (www.nkba.org)
Media & Web Resources Used By Kitchen and Bath Remodelers
Interiors and Sources
Kitchen+Bath Business Magazine
Kitchen and Bath Design News
Professional Remodeler Magazine
The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the TOP 10 Kitchen Bath Contractors in Albany County NY within the following zip codes:
12186, 12059, 12204, 12110, 12009, 12210, 12183, 12054, 12203, 12107, 12209, 12159, 12047, 12469, 12202, 12085, 12208, 12158, 12046, 12304, 12201, 12084, 12207, 12147, 12045, 12223, 12193, 12077, 12206, 12143, 12041, 12212, 12189, 12067, 12205, 12120, 12023 and 12211
The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the TOP 10 Kitchen Bath Remodelers in Albany County within the following cities:
Albany, Altamont, Berne, Bethlehem, Coeymans, Cohoes, Colonie, Green Island, Guilderland, Knox, Menands, New Scotland, Ravena, Rensselaerville, Voorheesville, Watervliet and Westerlo