How do I hire the best deck contractor in Denver?

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You’ll find a list of Denver’s best deck contractors by conducting an online search. To start, compare profiles and ratings of different pros near you. Identify the contractors who have high ratings and have been hired numerous times.

Then, click through to view the pros' profiles. Read through the customer reviews carefully, and try to get a feel for the contractors’ craftsmanship when building, repairing, sealing and staining decks for Denver residents. You should also find out if the deck contractors tend to show up on time, finish their projects on schedule, exhibit professionalism and offer fair pricing. And lastly, look for customers’ before-and-after photos of their decks so you can see examples of the contractors' finished work.

You should also research the contractor’s credentials. You may be able to find out if they’re licensed by visiting their online profiles, but you can also try searching online. For example, Denver's Department of Community Planning and Development website allows you to verify a contractor’s license.

Finally, gather quotes and estimates from several deck contractors so you can compare pricing. The best contractor to hire for your deck project should have experience working on Denver homes, the necessary skills, positive reviews and competitive pricing.