RAB Collective is a recommended leading installer and supplier of composite decking, pergolas, balustrade, pool decking and wooden patio decking.
Decking Johannesburg – with more than a decade of experience in the installation of wide range of decking products, in this reading we have compiled helpful tips of how
to choose the best contractor for your next decking project.
Here are top (8)eight tips on how to hire the best decking Johannesburg installers.
Best place to start is with your family and friends. You can also talk with the general construction owner for advise on the best decking Johannesburg installers, many of this building and construction owners
work with different most often outsourced artisans, so they are most likely to have and idea of the best sub-contractor that delivered the best results for them.
Once you have compiled a list of best decking installers, we recommend that you start making calls to each one of your prospects and go through these questions to ask a decking Johannesburg installer:
- Does the size of project matter?
- Do they have any financial references from bank and or suppliers?
- Ask them to provide you with a list of previous clients they have done decking installation for.
- Are they currently working on any decking installation project?
- How long have they been on the fields and what other services do they provide?
The answers they provide you with to these questions will reveal the decking Johannesburg installer’s reliability, availability, how much attention they will be able to give your decking installation project and how smoothly the work will go.
Meet face to face
Based on the call interviews, pick four to five decking installers to meet for area inspection and cost estimation.
A decking Johannesburg installer should be able to answer all your questions satisfactorily and in a manner that puts you with your project at ease. We advice your to communicate well with your chosen installer because this person will be in your home for hours at a time. Again, don’t let personality fool you, check with consumer protection agency and hellopeter before you hire an installer to make sure they don’t have any bad history of disputes with sub-contractors and previous client.
Now that you have narrowed you list of decking Johannesburg installers, do more research. Contact previous clients to find how their decking installation project went and ask to see the completed area.
Even more vital, visit a current site and see for yourself how the decking contractor works. Is the site they are working on neat and safe? Are the workers courteous and careful with the homeowner’s property?
Get bids, make plans
You have your short list of decking Johannesburg installers whose track records seem clean and whose work ethic looks good so far.
Now it is time to stop looking back at previous work and start looking forward to your decking installation project. The best conscientious installer will want not only a complete set of blueprints but also a sense of what you want out of a decking project and what they plan to spend. To compare estimate bids, ask everyone to break down the cost of materials, profit margins,labor and other related expenses.
Generally materials will account for 50% percent of the total project cost and the rest covers overheads.
Another vital tip for hiring a decking contractor is to workout a payment schedule ahead of time. Payment schedules can speak to a decking contractor’s financial status and work ethic.
If they want half the bid of total costs up front, they may have financial problems or most probably worried that you won’t pay the rest after you’ve seen their work.
Price should never be a guide
Throw out all low bids, you know why. This decking Johannesburg installer is probably cutting corners or even worse, desperate for work. One most important factor when choosing a decking installation contractor is how well you both communicate.
We recommend that you better to spend more and get someone you are comfortable with when making a decision to hire a decking installation contractor.
Put it in Writing
Finally, make sure that you draw up an agreement that details every step of the decking installation project, payment scheduling, start and end date, including materials to be supplied.
As you embark on a journey to find the right decking Johannesburg installer, request a free complimentary decking installation cost estimate today with us by using one of our contact methods email now firstname.lastname@example.org