At Twin Maple Construction, we understand how important it is to hire the best commercial contractor for your unique project requirements. That is why our team has put together some simple tips for choosing the best commercial contractor, so that you can ensure you are hiring the right general contractor for your specific wants and needs.
1. Ask for an Estimated Cost
Make sure the contractor provides you with a proposal that outlines the project scope, plan, and an estimate. An experienced commercial contractor will know exactly what your project needs and will be able to provide you with a detailed proposal that covers each part of the project, as well as a highly accurate estimate for your timeline.
2. Learn About the Contractor’s Project History
Learning about the general contractor’s previous projects will provide you with a clearer idea of their capabilities and specializations, making it easier to find a contractor who has experience working on projects similar to yours.
3. Find Out if the Contractor is Licensed
Before hiring a general contractor, it is crucial to ensure that they are fully licensed and bonded to handle your project and that they carry a considerable amount of insurance. Make sure to ask the contractor to provide this information, so that you can compare the coverage that different contractors provide.
4. Ask for References
Consider asking each contractor for a few references or reading reviews from past customers online. A reputable contractor will be willing to provide you with contact details for their references, so that you can reach out and enquire about the quality of service provided by the contractor.
5. Ask the Right Questions
Make sure to ask each commercial contractor as many questions as you can, including questions about how they work, how many projects they take on at once, what their areas of expertise are, and whether or not they work with subcontractors. Asking as many questions as you can will help you find the right general contractor for your unique project.
If you would like to learn more tips of choosing the best commercial contractor, or if you are interested in our commercial construction services, please contact Twin Maple Construction at 604-854-6790 or by filling out a contact form on our website.