We Can Remodel Your Omaha Home
Are you seeking to create a new living space where your family can gather? Want to bring a whole new look and style to your kitchen? As a local licensed contractor, we’re able to take care of any home improvement projects in Omaha and the surrounding cities!
Known for our external house services like siding replacements and repairs, new window installations, and roof replacements, we have the additional experience of applying beautiful black lacquer finish, mirrored backing, cut glass doors, butler cabinets and everything in between.
When it comes time to look for a contractor to help you complete your remodeling project, it is becoming ever more critical to choose a trusted, local licensed contractor. Over the last 5 years, most of the surrounding cities, including Omaha, have adopted strict rules that require companies to possess a contractor’s license to obtain a building permit.
The great news is that our company crosses all of our T’s and dot all of our I’s when it comes to permits and processes.
Contractors Without A License Can Be Scary!
The D contractor classification means I can do all types of building projects pertaining to the home. The City of Omaha will give you a roofing and siding license without passing a test. But if you want to install windows, build decks or renovate kitchens and bathrooms and build additions, you must pass what amounts to a building inspector test demonstrating an understanding of the building codes requirements involved in various construction projects.
If you hire a company to do a kitchen renovation and they demolish your existing kitchen, and the building inspector stops by to find out that no permit has been pulled for the job, you and the contractor have a big problem. The city will stop the work on the job until a permit is granted. Only one company worldwide administers the tests that are given to determine whether or not the test-taker is knowledgeable enough about the subject to be given a passing grade and thus able to obtain a contractor’s license. The wait to take the test is typically 4 – 6 weeks, and if you fail the test, you lose the 100 dollars it costs to take the test and reschedule for possibly 4 weeks later to try again. I was lucky enough to pass the D Contractor test the first time I took it. I studied the book. I had 35 years of experience in the field, and I used the book of someone who failed the test 3 or 4 times, so he had some excellent notes that were very helpful.
If you are hiring someone to build a deck or do a full roof replacement and they do not meet code requirements such as footing depths and roofing ice and water shield waterproof membrane guidelines, they can not only run afoul of the inspectors but will not be doing things as they should be done.
If you hire a contractor to do your kitchen and they tear it up and get caught with no permit and no license you could be waiting a long time for them to be able to come back and finish your job if they do not pass the test the first time. It gets pretty scary unless you like to eat stuff you can make in the toaster in the living room.
The great news is that our company crosses all of our T’s and dots all of our I’s when it comes to permits and processes. If you’re seeking a remodeling company who is passionate, an industry leader, and known for their attention to detail, call (402) 896-8012, and let’s chat about your next remodeling project details.