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The Importance of Choosing a Contractor with Proper Documentation


Any building or remodeling job you are considering should never begin without proper research and documentation. Your general contractor should provide you with a contract that outlines your projects scope, deadlines, and payment schedules. They should also provide you with their proof of licensing and insurance before starting your project.


It is vitally important that contractors are licensed to prove they have the required knowledge to properly perform their trade. Licensing laws vary from state to state and some cities and counties may require additional licenses. You will want to check the requirements for your location and verify that any contractors you are considering working with are properly licensed before you hire them. In our state you can search for Georgia business licenses on the Secretary of State’s website.


Contractors must demonstrate proof of insurance as part of obtaining their trade license in a majority of states. You will want to be sure that your contractor’s general liability coverage (which covers damage to your home) also includes workers compensation coverage (which covers injuries their employees may suffer while on the job). At Atlanta Porch & Patio we carry over $1 million dollars in commercial general liability, automobile liability, and workers compensation coverage.

Trust Atlanta Porch & Patio with Your Outdoor Living Project

We constantly strive to provide our clients the best service and value and our clients rest easy knowing that each step of their project is performed to the highest standards of honesty, integrity, and dependability. We take pride in creating extraordinary outdoor living spaces that are not only gorgeous but safe and secure. Our team of builders and craftsmen are licensed, insured, and always up to date on trends, products, designs, and building codes. Our mission is to turn our clients’ ideas, dreams, and visions into personalized, tangible outcomes to enjoy for years to come which is why we build to Florida and California code for a safer outcome. We are also totally transparent in every aspect of our work including our documentation. You can access our business license, builders license, certificate of insurance on our website as well as our warranty and numerous accreditations. We would love to meet with you in your home to discuss all of your ideas and concerns. Schedule a consultation through our website or call our office at 678-379-4225 to get started today.