Restoration Contractor vs. General Contractor

When it comes to remodeling projects, choosing the right contractor is essential. There are two types of contractors who can help you with your project: a restoration contractor and a general contractor. But what’s the difference between them? In this article, we’ll discuss the differences between restoration contractors and general contractors so that you can make an informed decision about who to hire for your next renovation or repair project.

The Mighty Restoration Contractor

Who Are They and What’s Their Superpower?

Restoration contractors are like the superheroes of the construction world. They swoop in when disaster strikes your property. Be it fire, water, or mold damage, these guys have got your back. They’re the ones you call when your house is crying out for help.

Now, let’s talk about their superpowers. Restoration contractors are trained to restore and not just repair. They bring your property back to its original glory. They have the expertise, the equipment, and the know-how to make it seem like the disaster never happened. Isn’t that cool?

The Tools of the Trade

Restoration contractors come equipped with an arsenal of tools and technologies. From dehumidifiers to air scrubbers, they pretty much have it all. They also have the knowledge to use these tools effectively. They don’t just fix things; they restore them. 

The Gallant General Contractor

The Jack of All Trades

Now, let’s not forget about the general contractor. These guys are like the Swiss Army knives of the construction world. Need a new building? Call a general contractor. Want to renovate your kitchen? General contractor. They’re the go-to guys for all things construction. General contractors are great at managing projects. They can handle everything from obtaining permits to hiring subcontractors. 

When to Call in the Cavalry?

So, when do you call a general contractor? Well, if you’re looking to build something new or make significant renovations, these are your guys. They’re great at taking on a project from start to finish. They’re the ones who can turn your dream into reality.

Restoration Contractor or General Contractor?

So, who should you choose? Well, it depends on what you need. If your property has suffered damage and you need to restore it to its former glory, call in the restoration contractor. But if you’re looking to build or renovate, the general contractor is your team. They’ll manage your project and make sure everything goes smoothly. In the end, both restoration contractors and general contractors have their own set of superpowers. 

They both have their strengths and superpowers. The choice between them depends on your specific needs. Make use of the professional resources available through the Restoration Association of Florida. And hey, don’t be shy to ask for help! 

The Restoration Association of Florida

RAF’s mission centers around advocacy. Our purpose is to protect the rights and make heard the voices of honest, hard-working, independent contractors. We advocate for professionals in the mold, fire, water, and wind damage industry. If you are interested in becoming a member of RAF or have any further questions, call us today.

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