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Prager Builders : More Info

There are numerous benefits in adding a sunroom, screen room or screen enclosure to your home. Here we provide some useful information that can assisit youin your search for the right builder for your project. Choosing the right builder is an important decision and having more information can assist you in that process.

Included information:

* Things that set us apart
* Room Advantages and Benefits
* Pre-Build Checklist
* Unlicensed Contractor Warning

A few things that set us apart:

Our sales staff is known for their thorough analysis of the existing architecture and their ability to adapt the materials available to best suit the design of the house. We provide a detailed drawing and materials list suitable for submission to the homeowners association.

Our emphasis during design and construction is on cosmetic detail, and for this reason, Prager Builders is recognized as a recommended builder in hundreds of upscale neighborhoods with discerning taste.

The company owner visits each and every project prior to completion to further insure that quality control is maintained. Our attention to detail is unsurpassed and we have a enormous referral file. We earn each reference one gorgeous room at a time!

  • State Licensed Certified Building Contractors
  • Kent Prager is a Certified CBC license holder
  • We create a matching kickplate texture (wood, stucco, block or vinyl siding)
  • We use wide fascia cover on the new room to match the existing house fascia
  • We install "Larsen" aluminum screen doors with 3 hinges and a quality closer
  • We use high-grade insulated roofing (Aluminum laminate “walk-on” type)
  • We use inside (screw boss) connections with no visible hardware or clips
  • We use resilient 3” X 2” vertical posts for larger screen and window openings
  • We install oversize gutters and downspouts
  • We use ”PfieferGlas“ screen mesh
  • All rooms we create, are engineered to withstand up to a 122 mph wind

Advantages and Benefits:

There are numerous advantages and benefits in adding a screen room, glass room or sun room to your home. We have featured comments we hear most frequently.

Sun Rooms (with windows): Create a climate controlled air conditioned and heated room for year 'round use. Increase the useable living space of your home. Provide valuable and beautiful square footage in which to entertain guests. Increase security and added privacy.

Screen Rooms: Keep mosquitoes, wasps, hornets, flies and other flying insects out.

Protect your family from the environment. Screen rooms are custom designed to complement your home. Rooms constructed from an all aluminum frame which will not deteriorate.

Doors are self latching and closing. Screen Rooms are covered by Home Owner's Insurance.

Room addition Pre-Build Checklist

Here we would like to offer a checklist of things to look for when interviewing potential companies or individuals to perform any type of improvement, addition or renovation to your home. Feel free to print this page for reference.

Helpful questions to ask:

  • Ask if they are a State Certified CBC license holder
  • Ask how many projects they have performed locally
  • Ask for several references and contact those references
  • Ask if a permit is required for the work
  • Ask how long they have been in business
  • Get a full written estimate of the job prior to agreement
  • Ask to see their business license
  • Ask to see their proof of insurance

Unlicensed Contracting Early Warning Signs:

  • When a large down payment is required before work begins
  • Payment should only be for part of the work
  • In order to be licensed, contractors must demonstrate sufficient financial ability to perform the type of project which the license complements
  • If there are any requests for money during early phases of construction
  • As in the first example, the contractor should be solvent
  • If a contractor is asking you to obtain a permit
  • A licensed contractor who is in good standing will obtain permits
  • If a company is not willing to put all terms in writing. Always a sign of trouble
  • If the contractor does not have proof of insurance
  • Licensed contractors are required to have general liability insurance in effect at all times
  • Licensed contractors are required to have workers compensation in effect at all times
  • If the contractor only works on week-ends or after hours
  • This is often a sign that the person is an employee who is moonlighting without a license
  • If the contractor displays only an occupational license
  • In order to be lawfully engaged in contracting, a contractor must be either State registered or certified
  • Advertising where only the telephone number appears.
  • Licensed contractors are required to include their state license numbers in all advertising.