“And I think their standards are reasonably high,” she added.
Carmichael said he’d seen the same phenomenon among those looking for electrical contractors.
“They feel a small guy usually works a little harder to make sure they’re satisfied, in comparison to maybe a larger company,” Carmichael said. “You find that it doesn’t always come down to a matter of who’s the cheapest.”
Sarah Einselen is news editor at the Pharos-Tribune. She can be reached at email@example.com or 574-732-5151.