| hello, I recently moved into a new state and dont know much about the
| area... Is there any recommended ways to find out (online or off-line)
| which ones are top rated and worthwhile and which ones are not?
| For instance this spring, i'd like to have 25 tree stumps removed from my
| back yard... and during the summer, i'd like to get hardware flooring and
| maybe a fireplace installed.
| The normal route I guess would be to ask my neighbors..but they dont seem
| know much either.
| any help would be great
Check craig's list, if there's one for your area. There's a heading for
skilled trade. I find that useful, because you get more than just a name.
Trust the ones who spend the time to make a nice ad that doesn't sound
cookie cutter or too commercialized. If they put that much effort in the ad,
perhaps they'll care that much about their work, too.