What to Say to the non-winning Building Contractor
By Mark J. Donovan
|Question: I am in the process of getting ready to start a new room addition project and recently got several building contractor bids. I have already selected one of the contractors for the project. My dilemma is how do I tell the other building contractors that they did not win the project. A couple of the contractors just did not meet my criteria for the project. Two other contractors were very pleasant and nice to deal with, however one of them had a significantly higher priced bid and the other one only started his business a year ago.
I do not know how to tell the non-winning contractors that I have rejected their bid for my room addition project. Any suggestions? Thanks for your help.
Answer: First, when it comes to your money and your home you have to make decisions solely on what is right for you and your family.
One of the main advantages of dormer additions is that they are less expensive to build than any other type of home addition. Unlike a room addition, there is typically no excavation or foundation work required. In addition, there are no setback or easement concerns when building a dormer addition. As a result the building permit process is simpler and the construction costs are lower. In addition, much of the dormer addition can be framed into the existing roof line prior to punching through to the inside of the home.
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