Norwich, CT

Contractor licensing in Norwich is regulated by the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection. There are 116 licensed contractors based in Norwich and many more licensed contractors in the metropolitan area who are available to work in Norwich. On average, a contractor in Norwich has received a 5.0 out of 5 rating from clients. We’ve analyzed and ranked each for your convenience - you can browse the top-rated using the links below.

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116
contractors in Norwich
Specialty
Interior Remodeling
Energy Efficiency
Electrical
Commercial
BEFORE YOU HIRE
Here are some of the rules, regulations, and laws governing contractors in Connecticut

When do you need to hire a licensed contractor in Connecticut?

In Connecticut, home improvement projects over $1,000 require a contractor who has a Home Improvement Contractor Certificate or a New Home Construction Contractor's Certificate.

How important is contractor licensing in Connecticut?

The law requires that a written, signed and dated contract be prepared for every home improvement job. The contract holds both the homeowner and the contractor accountable for work and payments.

Your liability risk when hiring a licensed contractor in Connecticut

A contractor must show the building inspector proof of individual workers' compensation when applying for a Building permit.

Financial recourse when hiring a contractor in Connecticut

The State maintains the 'Home Improvement Guaranty Fund,' which can provide up to $15,000 in compensation to homeowners in case their registered contractor leaves the job unfinished or provided faulty work.

What else should I know before hiring a contractor in Connecticut?

The Department of Consumer Protection doesn't perform a comprehensive financial or criminal background check so consumers have more responsibility to ensure they are making the right hire.

How is the BuildZoom score calculated?

The BuildZoom score is based on a number of factors including the contractor's license status, insurance status, verified work history, standing with local consumer interest groups, verified reviews from other BuildZoom users and self-reported feedback from the contractor.

Why you should hire through BuildZoom

When it comes to major construction work or even minor alterations to your home, hiring the wrong contractor could result in incomplete or defective work. You may even find yourself dealing with huge liability claims. BuildZoom does the homework for you and helps you hire the right contractor.

You should get several bids before hiring a contractor

Before hiring a contractor in Connecticut,be sure to get at least 3 detailed bids. Quality contractors will take the time to explain their budget proposal, and help guide you through the estimate process. Be wary of an abnormally low bid, they are not worth the risk. These underpriced projects often do not end well for the homeowner, choose a contractor you trust and can clearly communicate with. BuildZoom has made the bid collection process extremely simple (and free). Just click here to get started.