Choosing your remodeler is the most important decision in a remodeling project. Take your time and be thorough in your search. Below you will find a few places to start looking for the best contractor for your job.

Word-of-Mouth Referrals

  • Relatives
  • Friends
  • Neighbors
  • Business Colleagues
  • Lenders
  • Architects/ Designers
  • Real Estate Agents
  • Suppliers
  • Subcontractors

Local NAHB Chapter (GSABA)

Job Site Signs

  • Is the site clean?
  • Are tools and materials being handled in a responsible manner?
  • Are there dust covers over the owner's belongings to protect them?

Local Media Attention

Look for articles about local remodelers Check out local home improvement columns in newspaper and radio shows.

Direct Mail


Attend local seminars on home improvement topics. Some firms host free seminars on how to choose a remodeler and other interesting remodeling topics Check local newspaper community news section for information.

Home Shows

Great place to gather information about companies and to make initial contact with the contractors.