Guide to selecting a paving contractor

Are you planning to revamp your pavement, do you want to pave your driveway, are you looking to undertake a landscaping project around your premises and do some pathway. Then you need to look for a paving contractor. They should be skilled, qualified professionals who have the experience to undertake the project. This will ensure that the work is completed correctly and built to last.

Below is a guide to select a paving contractor.

Selecting a paving contractor

Searching for contractors


Start by talking to people they may have done a paving project on their property or know someone who has done. AskĀ for recommendations. One will be able to get contacts of a contractor whose work is already proven. Secondly, one can talk to their hardware store supplier and ask for referrals. They will be able to provide recommendations for people in the same industry interact due to buying of supplies and other aspects of the trade. Finally, one can do an online search of paving contractors in their area. This will generate a list that one can consider.

Look at credentials

One needs to do research on the contractors that they find. Look at the credentials of the contractor. They should have a license to operate. The contractor also needs to have the relevant permits to build in accordance with the laws of the state, the project will be happening. One also needs to ensure the contractor has the proper insurance to protect them as clients from any liability that may occur while the project is being done. This could be an injury or damages that may happen.

Ask about experience

In the construction industry, experience is vital. One needs to find out how many years the contractor has been in the industry. Get to know if the crew is also trained and experienced in the kind of project that will be done.

Ask for references and past jobs done

One needs to ask for references of previous jobs done. Get to visit the sites to see the quality of work that was produced. Stay away from contractors who are not willing to give references and projects they have done before.

Costs and have a written contract

sjdjjssjsjsjsjOne needs to talk to different contractors and get quotes for their project they need to be done. It is recommended to talk to at least three contractors. Ensure that the quotes have similar details from the materials to be used, quality and cost of labor.

Once you find a contractor, get a written contract that should entail the terms and condition, duration of work, total costs, payment terms and warranty.…