Searching for a responsible contractor.

Amongst all the reasons a contractor is selected, pricing can be a deciding factor. Even our natural sense/intuition of making the right selection, having a contractor that is right in front of you with a great reputation, can still come in second place. When it comes to making the right choice, I can’t touch basis on anything more important.

Often a lower estimate is appealing when finding someone to do the work. Like most consumers, we may get more than one estimate of which have different price ranges. In some cases, there may be a larger than normal price range from one to the other. You may not understand why, so a comparison of “apples to apples” should be taken. Often estimates are based on your contractor’s overhead expenses. In order to operate in a legitimate, productive, efficient, responsible business manner, it entails reasonable and proper operational expenses. These operational expenses are important to service clients with our best ability, and function in a manner that is safe. Insurances, proper income for our employees, and other current California laws are huge variables. I’d like to touch on one of the most common and extremely necessary insurances that protect you as a consumer, and protect our employees.

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Erma’s Miles of Mastic

Greeted with a smile 150x150Since 1988 Erma has been applying swimming pool mastic for private home owners and pool builders in the Sacramento and surrounding areas. If you ask, “who do you know that can do pool mastic?” Erma’s name always pops up. Other clients include property management corporations, home owners associations and general contractors. She was also contracted to work at the California highway patrol head quarters in west Sacramento and the Sacramento superior court house in down town Sacramento.

Her services include a self leveling liquid that dries to an expansive non corrosive rubber for horizontal expansion joints.

Erma’s service plays an important role in the remodeling or new construction phase of the swimming pool industry.