It is very important to hire an experienced and reliable contractor for a paving project to ensure that your investment and property are in safe hands. Getting a paving project completed in accordance with your requirements is dependent on the quality of the contractor you select.
Action Asphalt in Sacramento are experts in commercial paving projects that focus on delivering premium quality results and delighting their clients.
In this blog post, we will mention some important tips on how to find a great paving contractor for your next paving project.
This is the first and the most important stage in your search for the right contractor. Thorough research will enable you find and shortlist the most reputable contractors in the field. Research includes:
- Word of mouth – Talk to your friends, family and neighbors if they recommend any contractors. This is one of the best ways to learn about a contractor’s quality of work.
- Referrals & testimonials – Ask the contractors you are considering to provide references. If the contractor is really worth their salt, they will be happy to provide references of customers they have dealt with recently. Speak with the customers and discuss their experiences.
- Website and social media pages – Checking the contractor’s website will give you a good idea of the company, the services they offer, and the work they have previously completed. Make sure to check the contractor’s social media pages to see what kind of ratings they have received from their clients. Pay close attention to any negative feedback.
Take Multiple Quotes
It is advisable to shortlist 2-3 contractors and compare the quotes they provide. Gather the quotes and make comparisons according to the price and their level of professionalism in terms of service. Do not choose a contractor based on low prices alone. A low price might mean the contractor is planning to use poor-quality material for your project. Saving money now may mean paying a lot more later due to poor work!
Ask About License and Insurance Coverage
Good contractors ensure that they are insured and have the necessary licenses to provide the services they are advertising. If the contractor is not insured, in case of any unfortunate accidents or injuries that occur during the project, you may be held liable! Action Asphalt is fully licensed and insured for all your paving projects in Sacramento.
Get a Written Contract
Once the contractor is finalized, they should provide you with a written contract which both parties must sign. The contract should include all the main project details, including the work to be done, the size of the area that needs to be paved, the materials to be used, the total cost of the service, payment terms and project completion date, and any additional terms and conditions where needed.