Getting What You Pay For – Part 4

Concluding our 4 part blog on the differences that can attribute to contractors having varying estimates for the same project, we’ll not only focus on the totals for the example job, but also a type of material.  After the complete cleaning of an attic, the final step is encapsulation.  Encapsulating is sealing the surface with […]

Getting What You Pay For – Part 3

For Part 3, we’ll discuss the difference between contractor #1 and #2 by using equipment as the example.   Contractor #1, like many contractors in the restoration business, have very old and even used equipment.  And a couple very important pieces of equipment when completing a mold remediation project are HEPA vacuums, air scrubbers and […]

Getting What You Pay For – Part 2

Continuing with our blog and using the differences between Contractors #1 and #2, this time we’ll focus on employees. Still using the pricing for an attic, which was Contractor #1 coming in at $5,500, while contractor #2 is charging $8,900. Contractor #1 has two employees both of which have no previous training and haven’t any […]

Getting What You Pay For – Part 1

Why do contractors have such varying prices for the same job? Focusing on mold projects, this will be a short four part series to explain the reason that some contractors charge more than others. Let’s say your in the market for an attic to be cleaned due to growth caused by either poor ventilation or […]