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Manufactured Homes Contractors Catonsville MD

You live in a manufactured home there are distinct differences between your home and a site built home built to the Florida Code. When possible, choose a contractor through personal recommendations. Get referrals from friends and neighbors. If you are selecting through ads make sure you are picking ones with manufactured home experience.

Alterego
8003391179
640 Frederick Rd.
Baltimore, MD

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Baltimore Green Construction
4108893193
814 W. 36th Street
Baltimore, MD

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Bridge Private Lending
4105831990
100 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Ste.4
Towson,, MD

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The Loading Dock, Inc. (TLD)
4105583625
2 North Kresson St.
Baltimore, MD

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Green Building Alternatives, LLC
4105288899
30 Greenway NW, Suite 11
Glen Burnie, MD

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Cole Roofing Co., Inc.
410-242-0600
3915 Coolidge Ave.
Baltimore, MD
 
TerraLogos EcoArchitecture, PC
4434517130
1101 E. 33rd. Street Suite B301
Baltimore, MD

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JG Architectural Supply
8774824771
513 Progress Drive, Suite K
Linthicum, MD

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Revolution Window Systems
4105220360
4401 eastern Ave. Suite 45-G
Baltimore, MD

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Greencastle
4104776771
3106 Whiteway Road
Baltimore, MD

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Hiring Contractors for Manufactured Homes

Hiring Contractor For Manufactured Home Is Different
Thu 01/04/07 10:01:39 pm
By Len Bonifield

You live in a manufactured home there are distinct differences between your home and a site built home built to the Florida Code. Your home was built to HUD Code. Thus when you are hiring a contractor to work on your home you want a contractor that knows manufactured homes. One that recognizes that many “parts” are different than site built. You want a contractor that knows where to buy or order the specialized parts for your home.

 

When possible, choose a contractor through personal recommendations. Get referrals from friends and neighbors. If you are selecting through ads make sure you are picking ones with manufactured home experience.

 

If your need is for a minor job you may be able to go directly to one contractor, if the work is substantial select three and obtain formal bids from each of them. Make sure that each of them bid on the same plans and specifications.

 

Before you obtain the bids I suggest you interview each while asking them to give you a bid. Here are some questions you might want to use for your interview:

·         Do you work full time or part time as a contractor?

·         Have long have you been working as a contractor?

·         Is you contractors’ license in good standing?

·         How many projects like this have you completed?

·         I would like to have the names of your last five clients.

·         What kind of insurance do you carry? The contractor should have personal and property liability coverage, workers compensation, all of which are required by law. Ask for copies of the policies for you files and verify that policies are up to date and enforce.

·         Who will do the actual work?

·         Provide me with a detailed written estimate of the project. Make sure that the contractor breaks out the materials and labor. This gives you the opportunity to check prices on material for yourself. Tell the contractor he is not the only bidder. Keep in mind that the lowest bid is not always the best.

·         What are you working hours? What time will you begin in the morning and end?

·         How long will it take for you to complete my project? Ask how they will handle delays. Make them give you telephone, cell phone, pager numbers and address of their business (not a PO Box number).

·         Be sure th...

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