T.L.G. Tile Inc. is a second generation family owned business that has been serving the Washington, D.C. metro area since 1995. Specializing in kitchen tile, full kitchen remodeling, bathroom tile and one day bathroom remodeling.
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When it comes to finding the right kitchen, tile or bathroom remodeling contractor, experience is key. It is not just experience that counts when you are looking for a bathroom remodeling or kitchen tile contractor, but the type of contracting experience as well. Choosing a contractor who has extensive experience in the new construction of commercial buildings is not going to give you a high quality remodeled bathroom or kitchen usually, even if the contractor has been in business for thirty years. Look for a contractor who has vast experience in bathroom remodeling and kitchen tile work instead. Some people choose to act as their own contractor, and this is normally a big mistake for one reason, lack of experience. Using a professional bath and kitchen tile contractor follows the same principle. A contractor who is inexperienced in remodeling bathrooms and kitchens may not understand the best techniques to use, or the problems associated with remodeling kitchens and bathrooms in older homes. There may be plumbing or electrical issues with older wiring and pipes, and technology that is more familiar to a contractor who has not spent years doing this type of work.
Another benefit of experience when it comes to your kitchen or bathroom remodeling contractor is the contact network. Simply by being in the profession for many years, and overseeing more projects, means that an experienced bathroom or kitchen remodeling contractor will have a wider range and number of professional contacts to rely on if certain issues or requirements arise. This can include electricians, plumbers, carpenters, framers, finishers, installers, and drywall professionals. This extensive network means a job that is finished on time versus long delays waiting for other professionals, and a higher quality end result for your new bathroom. Experienced contractors for bathroom remodeling projects may also get better discounts and have a wider source of products available for your new kitchen or bathroom, including tubs, kitchen sinks, showers, bidets, kitchen cabinets, marble countertops, closets, shelving, tile flooring, wall needs like paint and wallpaper, hardware, and other project needs.
When it comes to kitchen and bathroom remodeling, you want an experienced contractor that knows exactly what they are doing. A contractor who has been remodeling bathrooms and kitchens in private homes, hotels, retirement homes, restaurants and office buildings, has experience that can not be learned from a book. An experienced contractor will be more accurate when it comes to the time needed to complete the project, because they have done similar projects and have a better idea of exactly how long each step takes as long as there are no other problems or complications. Experience also means knowing what paperwork is required, where it goes, the types of inspections and permits that are needed and where to get these, and what is possible for your new kitchen or bathroom.
A kitchen tile and bathroom remodeling contractor who is experienced will normally be more efficient. Instead of taking long periods of time in indecision, determining where to start or what order to go in, an experienced contractor knows exactly how the project should proceed and what steps are taken when. This means a quicker and smoother project process, so you get your new kitchen or bathroom sooner, as well as results that you are thrilled about. You should ask about experience, both in years and in types of projects, when you are interviewing possible contractors. Do not be shy, and press if necessary to get the answers to these questions. Any contractor who hesitates, fumbles, or does not answer appropriately should not be used. If they claim to offer one day bath remodeling, ask for references from clients that have had one day bath remodeling completed.
When you interview possible kitchen or bathroom remodeling contracts, ask for references in addition to the questions about the types and years of experience. Make sure you get references from past kitchen and or bathroom remodeling projects, and not from other project types. Ask to look at a previous project if possible, and ask to see some before and after photos of past projects the contractor was responsible for. This will let you see the finished work of the contractor for yourself, and can help you determine if the contractor is the right one for the job.
When it comes to finding the perfect contractor for your bathroom or kitchen remodeling project, insist on experience to protect yourself. The price may be higher, but normally so will the quality and the results of the kitchen or bathroom renovation project as well. The old adage you get what you pay for is true, and you may find that it is better to pay more to get an experienced contractor when it comes to remodeling your kitchen or bathroom, rather than go cheaper and pay an inexperienced contractor who turns your dream project into a nightmare of gigantic proportions. An experienced contractor will usually understand older systems and technology, and be better and more efficient in every step of the process. This is important to keep your stress levels and budget down, and to get the kitchen or bathroom you want with a minimum of hassles and inconvenience.