As you likely are aware of, foundation problems are not something you can just put off. The sooner you deal with them, the less damage your home will fall victim to. And less damage means less money spent fixing the problems. On the other hand, the longer you let problems go, the more damage you will incur and the costlier the fix.But there is one problem: you probably do not know where to go to get foundation help. In fact, you have probably heard all sorts of horror stories about contractors who tried to swindle people out of their hard-earned money. And don’t doubt it-many of these stories are true!However, that does not mean that honest foundation repair contractors do not exist-because they do. In fact, I would go out on a limb and say that more often than not, these contractors are looking for nothing more than to help you out while making an honest dollar. It is one of those unfortunate instances of how a couple of bad apples can spoil the whole bunch.How Can You Make Sure You Get the Right Contractor?So what needs to happen so that you can make sure you do not get stuck with one of those guys who is going to try and swindle you? How can you make sure you get someone who is going to do a great job at an honest price? Well, simple. You have to do some serious research. And luckily in the year 2013, you have the best research tool ever made at your fingertips: Google.So here is what you need to do. Go to Google and get to searching for contractor sin your area. Once you find some, take a long hard look at their websites. Compare them to one another. What do you notice? Does one website look cheap, like they just threw it together real quick to try and grab some quick business? Then skip them.What about websites with lots of informative articles and videos? Well, that shows that the contractor really knows what they are talking about. They are looking to inform people like you on what problems to look out for and what sort of things you can do to have them fixed. This is the sign of a trustworthy contractor.What about customer testimonials? Don’t see any listed? Then they probably have not made any satisfied customers, so cross them off the list. Remember that a company who values their customers will focus on them and feature their positive reviews for all to see. That customer-first attitude is another sign of a contractor worth trusting.Also, do not forget to check the BBB website. Make sure the company you contacts has a high rating. If there were any complaints, did they respond and remedy the situation? Sure, you can’t make customers happy 100 percent of the time. But the best contractors go out of their way to try with every single client.