Points to Consider While Considering a Paving Contractor
Having a beautiful building or home is not enough if the compound does not match the building. The compound creates the first impression because it is what you find first. A clean, beautiful and well maintained entrance in a compound says a lot about a place. This impression can be attributed to the pavement constructed. The pattern of the pavement, colors and materials used is what bring all that beauty. You will consider finding a contractor who will do a neat job for you to have such pavement. In selecting the best paving contractor, you will consider the following points.
Find for contractor near you. The understanding of the soil and materials to be used in that area will be understood by the paving contractor. The will be no high travelling costs by the contractor when travelling to your sight therefore it will be a reduced cost.
Find recommendations Your family members and friends can give you information about the contractor in the area. You will get information about the various contractors and where they can be found. The internet and websites can also help in the search and view the reviews of them. These will guide you depending o the type of reviews you find.
Check what type of paves the contractor uses. You can ask the manufacturers of the pavers and decide if that is the quality of pavers you need for your compound. Look at the gadgets and equipments of the contractor.
Ask for past clients and work. The paving contractor should give you contacts of the clients they have done job for in the recent past. More information will be given about the contractor. The quality of the jobs they did can be viewed on the site if it is near by visiting.
Look if the contractor is law compliant. Find if the contractor has all the legal documents and certificates necessary required by the government. Find out there has been any complains and if they have been resolved against the contractor. Ask if the contractor is insurance covered and to which extent. Ensure all his workers are covered and have the protective working gear to prevent any liability in case there is an accident.
Look at the training and the experience of the paving contractor. Enquire for how long the contractor has been doing the job and which institution they attended.
Experienced paving contractors know where they can get the construction materials at low wholesale price and offer more quality services.
Have the paving contractor give you a quotation finally. They should include the expected cost, outcome and time to finish the job. Different contractors have different quotations which should give you a chance to choose.