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Deltatech Construction specializes in renovations, additions, and new construction. CONTACT: Sandra Tomasseti

(985) 649-2626

Ideal Appliance Parts

Ideal Appliance Parts, Inc. began more than 50 years ago and now is proudly known as one of the oldest and most successful parts and appliance distributors in the southeastern United States.

(504) 888-4232

Beau’s AC and Heating

Since 2001, Beau’s AC & Heating is been committed to total customer satisfaction providing the Northshore with cooling, heating, & indoor air quality needs. Repair & maintenance, dehumidification, geothermal heating/cooling. CONTACT: Toni Beau

(985) 641-3963

Brister-Stephens, Inc

Brister Stephens is a qualified HVAC contractor who has been servicing greater New Orleans and it’s surrounding communities for over 45 years. CONTACT: Kenny Stephens

(985) 893-1110

Berner A/C & Heat

Heating and Cooling design and installation for existing and new homes and commercial buildings. CONTACT: Tom Berner

(985) 727-2302

Waguespack Home Services

Providing the best handyman services in St. Tammany Parish and care for your home like it is our own. With years of experience in many home improvement areas, our mission is to help you maintain the value of your home while bringing your ideas to life.


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Clesi Foundations

Professional foundation repair and Helical Piers in the New Orleans region. With more than 40 years of experience elevating homes and shoring industrial foundations such as universities, hospitals and museums. CONTACT: Gerald Clesi

(504) 236-9910

How do I know if I am hiring a good contractor or subcontractor?

Posted: February 11, 2015


Don’t skip these important steps when hiring someone to work on your home:

  • When hiring a professional subcontractor, make sure to ask for references.
  • Check out other jobs that the contractor has completed and speak with past customers to see if they were satisfied with the contractor’s work, if they showed up when they said they would, and if they made promises to the customers that they failed to fulfill.
  • Ask the contractor for their contractor’s license number and for proof of liability and worker’s comprehension coverage. The insurance company should send the proof of insurance directly to you so that you know that the contractor’s policy is in force.
  • Get everything in writing so that you have a contractual agreement that details scope of work (spell out each task, who is responsible for each task, timeline of completion), materials to be used (manufacture names, model #’s, colors, etc), payments schedule and dispute resolution.
  • Contact the local associations (Home Builders Association, Chamber of Commerce, BBB) to see if the professional is an active member  
  • Ask to visit a current project and meet the project superintendent and team members
  • How do you plan to communicate with me? e-mail, text, phone, letter, etc.
  • How do you address changes in the scope of work or discovery of unknown circumstances?
  • Is a permit required for this project and what inspections will occur due to the improvements? 

Folks remember your home is probably the largest investment you will ever have in your life, please ask the appropriate questions in order to make the improvement process smooth and enjoyable. 

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