What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
I break down my proposals by individual "scopes of work" and do not bid by general square feet pricing.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
AutoCAD class updates
How did you get started doing this type of work?
I put myself through college "pounding nails" and after graduation, pursued my dream to build buildings!
What types of customers have you worked with?
I am a General Contractor and have a talented list of subcontractors for every trade necessary to complete: custom homes, commercial finish-outs; additions, complete renovations and kitchen/bath remodels
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
Complete renovation of an existing 2400sf house with a 2000sf addition to that house (included beautiful 650sf new kitchen & 4 extensive bathrm remodels).
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Certainly ask and check the contractor's Reference List. Look at the work the company has performed (if possible). Do not hesitate to ask questions during the bidding stage, the construction trade or the closeout stage.
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
Is this contractor ethical, honest, conscientious, polite & understanding? Who are the ethical, good contractors and who are not? These questions certainly are on their mind from the beginning. My clients love my work, love my price and love my ethics. People always need to have a "warm & fuzzy feeling" about spending their hard earned dollars!