You're ready to start planning your patio / hardscaping project. You have a basic idea of what you're looking for as far as patio size, where it's going and what features you're looking for.
The next step is to start the search for a great contractor who can help you with the process, give you an estimated price and complete your project.
Initial consultations typically start in one of two ways.
1. A phone consultation before a site visit
2. At times they start with an on-site consultation depending on the project
We typically start our process with a phone consultation. Starting with a phone consultation will give you and the contractor an initial opportunity to ask questions and get a better feel for the project and what can be expected.
The consultation process
A consultation will help accomplish a few things:
It will help you get to know the company you called
Help give you a better idea of what to expect
It will give you an idea of their process' and how they run their business
Allow you to ask any questions you may have
Asking the right questions can save you time, effort and money! If you're in the Winnipeg, Manitoba area, we've made it easy for you! We've provided our answers to each question in this article!
Now, what questions should you consider asking your hardscaping contractor? Let's get started!
What Hardscaping Experience Does Your Company Have?
This questions will give you an idea of what the companies past experience is in this field, their answer will tell you if they have the knowledge and expertise to take on your project.
Nuterro Solutions: We're trained hardscaping experts in the following: Paver Patios, walkways, driveways and retaining walls. We constantly upgrade our training to bring you the best possible product and continually train our staff. We've been building them for many years. Our results speak for themselves.
Is Your Company Insured?
Liability insurance proves a company has your best interests at heart. Insurance protects both parties in the event of an accident. Hardscaping requires a lot of equipment and product transportation, in the event that issues arise, your property is covered.
WCB insurance ensures the workers are covered in the event of an injury. It is a companies responsibility to ensure they cover their employees.
Nuterro Solutions: We're fully insured through WCB and liability insurance, you're covered if any incidents or issues arise!
Is My Hardscaping Project Covered by a Warranty?
When a company offers a warranty, it shows they are confident in their work and will honour their warranty in the event there are any defects. Often times, the manufacturers will offer a warranty on their products, it is up to the company to warranty the labour portion.
Nuterro Solutions: We offer warranty on all our hardscaping services! For more information on our warranty, click HERE.