The key to avoiding frustrations in paver restoration is to find the best contractor for the job. The mistake most homeowners make is that of hiring the first contractor that comes their way. This is a terrible mistake to make. There is more to consider in a contractor beyond availability. In this post, we will be looking at the main considerations you have to make before hiring a contractor.
It is always good to do your research before hiring a contractor for paver restoration. Start by checking the State License Board and see if the contractor you are about to bring onboard is both licensed and insured. You also need to check for major complaints filed against the contractor. Another great place to look is on Better Business Bureau. Does the contractor have any issues filed against him? If yes, think about how those customer complaints related to what you need in paver installation, repair or maintenance.
Reliable contractors are often recognized by manufacturers who inspect their work. You need to focus on contractors who have authentic badges from reputable manufacturers. If a contractor claims to be recognized by a certain manufacturer, don’t hesitate to call the manufacturer to verify the contractor’s claims. Being recognized by a manufacturer means you will get better quality services as well as competitive prices.
Great customer service
Quality customer service is everything when it comes to paver installation and restoration. The last thing you want is for the contractor to be unreachable when there is a problem with the work they need. Always start by making a call to inquire about the products and services. How is your call received? Are your questions answered sufficiently? Did they sound organized? If a service provider doesn’t have great customer service, chances are you will end up frustrated working with them.
To further gauge their services, you need to arrange a meeting with them before hiring. The objective here is to determine how professional they are. If you don’t feel confident working with them, never hesitate to look for another expert.
Get everything in writing
A lot can be said during a meeting but if what is discussed is not put in writing, you can be certain that the contractor will not be obligated to deliver what you discussed. That is why after getting a price estimate and discussing what is expected of the contractor you need to ensure everything is put in writing.
Don’t just hire the first contractor that comes your way. For the best results in paver restoration, choose a contractor that checks all your boxes. You must also not hire based on the cost of service alone.