Step 4: Find a Contractor

about remodeling step 4

Step 4 is finding and negotiating the contract with a home remodeling contractor. Give your remodeling ideas and specs to a contractor for review and bid analysis. Use our network (aligned with ServiceMagic) to find the right contractor for your project.

Find a Pre-Screened Contractor

After you develop the specification plan and design, you are ready to bid the remodeling project out to a contractor. Be prepared to negotiate 2-3 contractor bids for best price:

search for pre-screened contractors
search the "member-preferred" yellowpages
search home building companies
search classified ads

Selecting and negotiating with the Contractor

View how best to select your contractor by negotiating the remodeling project in good faith. Protect yourself and your investment:

tips on selecting your contractor
about contract negotiations

for quick reference

download home remodeling map   
download our rolodex file