Renovating your office involves a lot of time and money and sometimes significant structural changes that will require hiring a contractor. Professional contractors can take all the worry about the project off your hands and deliver exceptional results. However, choosing the right contractor with the expertise, experience, and knowledge to handle your project in a timely and cost-efficient manner can be challenging.
Here are few essential questions you should ask before hiring a contractor for your office remodeling:
Have you worked on a similar project before?
The first thing you need to ask is whether the contractor has worked on a remodeling project similar to yours. It is essential because their prior experience on a project will help them foresee any problems that may have occurred on the old project, and they will tackle it better than someone with no experience.
Can you give references to some of the projects you have handled before?
Any remodeling contractor who’s good at their job will already have a list of examples of projects and references that showcases their best work. If they cannot do so, it is a red flag. Avoid such companies and contractors. And if they give your references, check them out to get an idea about their quality of work and customer service.
Are you licensed and insured?
It is essential to enquire whether the contractor you are hiring has all the required licenses for the job; otherwise, it can get you into legal trouble. And insurances are essential to cover any damages and accidents that may happen at the worksite. Insurance will also take care of any liabilities that may occur during the project.
With whom would you be dealing every day at the worksite?
It happens more often than not that person with whom you had all the discussions may not be the one who ends up at your worksite to oversee the remodeling project. Therefore, you need to know who your point of contact is and how good they are at communicating with you. Else it can lead to chaos, confusion, and losses for everyone involved.
What’s your estimated timeline and bid for the project?
It is an unsaid truth in the construction industry that projects are seldom finished on designated timelines. However, quality contractors are your best bid to ensure that your project gets completed within estimated timeframes without costly delays. Another crucial factor is the bidding price for the project when choosing a contractor for your remodeling project. Avoid opting for the lowest bidder as there may be high chances that they compromise the quality of materials and workmanship to lower their costs.
About Avatar Construction
If you require commercial design-build, pre-construction, management, and construction services in New England and the Northeast, Avatar Construction should be your one-stop destination. We provide competitive financing plans by covering a portion of the cost of your commercial renovation upfront, which defers your payments to a later date with zero percent interest. For more details, you can call us at 617-714-5773 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.