Question marksIt’s a pretty common occurrence in the kitchen and bath industry to get misled by your supplier and end up burned in the end. Sometimes it doesn’t happen for a long time, and in other cases, it happens right after you sign the deal.

If you’re going to be switching brands, it’s your duty as a business owner to ask the right questions to make sure you’re partnering with the best suppliers.

It’s not all fun and games

The questions that should be asking are tough ones that may make your future supplier a little uncomfortable – as they should. A transparent relationship that both of you agree on is the only kind of relationship you want to have with them. Asking questions related to price, quality and service (and making sure that they are giving you a real answer) is how you’ll find out if they are truly the right supplier for your business.

Take a look through our top 22 questions to ask your supplier before you “get into bed” with them.