Before starting any demolition project, it is essential that you vet your Demolition Contractor. What are some of the items you should be looking out for? What are the best qualities? Let’s take a close look into what we believe the best qualities in a demolition contractor are.
1.) Licensed & Insured
4.) Well-Maintained Equipment
First and foremost, your demolition contractor must be licensed and insured. This is essential as liability can become a huge issue on job sites where environments can be more injury prone than others. Additionally, your contractor must be licensed legally in the state where you are completing the project. The last thing you need is massive legal problems delaying your demolition project. Insurance not only protects the client, but also the company. A well-insured demolition contractor shows that the company cares deeply about its own practices and is committed to providing the best product possible.
Additionally, an established demolition contractor is without question the best demolition contractor to work with. Surely new demolition companies might provide a better deal or other incentives, yet there is no better indicator of future performance than past performance. If you’re looking for a guarantee that you will receive a top-quality product, utilize an established Demolition contractor that has a successful and high-level track record. Established Demolition contractors will not hesitate to provide testimonials and examples of past work.
Teamwork makes the dream work. It is no different in the construction industry. A company with a high-performing team shows its commitment to taking care of its employees and instilling great leadership values. Additionally, high-performing teams will complete jobs on time and deliver quality results. Turnover can often delay projects by months, yet a strong team will completely avoid this peril.
While Brand New Equipment does not define a demolition company, well-maintained equipment certainly does. When a company arrives with equipment that has been cleaned and maintained, it is a CLEAR indication of their attention to detail and commitment to their own investment. That is the kind of company you want working on your next project. There is no need to judge a company for using older equipment, but there is certainly reason to judge a company for mistreating new equipment. A company that puts in the extra effort to ensure that its image and livelihood are maintained is the same company that will put in the extra effort on your project to ensure it is completed to the highest degree.
Finally, ensure that your demolition contractor is responsive. This can be identified relatively early on in your initial contact. Why is responsiveness such an important component? Poor communication can often result in high tension between the client and contractor. Avoid this at all costs by hiring a contractor who is responsive, licensed & insured, established, team-oriented, and focused on maintaining their equipment.
If you have any questions or are looking for a quote on your next demolition project, do not hesitate to reach out to Boston Demolition and Removal!