Here are some tips for choosing a contractor
1.Make sure your contractor is licensed, bonded, and insured. Click on this link for the California State License Board license check: https://www2.cslb.ca.gov/OnlineServices/CheckLicenseII/CheckLicense.aspx
2. Ask for references from people you know, or from other trusted local businesses.
3. Make sure the contractor pulls required permits. If you are told a permit is not required and you are not sure, you can contact the City of Big Bear Lake’s Building and Safety Division at: (909) 866-5831, Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, or the San Bernardino County Building and Safety Big Bear Office at: (909) 866-0170, Tuesday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
There are many more tips for hiring the right contractor on the California State License Board website at: http://www.cslb.ca.gov/Consumers/Hire_A_Contractor/
. Taking their advice to protect yourself can save you a lot of money, headache, and heartache in the future.