Greater Pacific Construction puts together this list of important things to consider when hiring a commercial contractor in Orange County, which is not easy, considering the number of general contractors there are in the area. Finding the right one is an important decision for the growth of your company as it sets the tone for the entire construction project. No matter your industry or business, you should take the time to consider your options and learn about commercial contractors you come across with. Read up on the things to consider when hiring a commercial contractor.
Experience & Expertise
The first thing to consider before hiring a commercial contractor is how much experience the company has. A contractor’s body of work and length of time in business will help you determine if they’ll be the right fit for your project. Greater Pacific Construction – Commercial has decades of experience and offer a wide range of commercial construction services, such as Tenant Improvements, Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing and Industrial construction. Look into their past projects and types of clients and ask these questions:
→ Did they do a completely good job?
→ Did you find testimonials online from satisfied clients?
→ What’s their safety record?
→ What do they specialize in?
→ What tools and apps do they use in managing their projects?
→ Do they deliver projects on time?
The answers to these questions will prove useful in finding the right commercial contractor that will deliver your company’s construction needs. These questions will guide you in understanding what exactly you are looking for in a commercial contractor.
Effective communication is key to the success of any commercial construction project. Prompt and professional communication between commercial contractor and clients will ensure the project is being completed as discussed and gets the job done right, delivered on time and on budget. Contract should stipulate the main point of contact and make sure they are capable of meeting your communication requirements, such as responding in a timely manner and flexibility and availability throughout the construction project.
Construction Site Safety
An important thing to consider when hiring a commercial contractor is their commitment to safety. Commercial contractors are required to provide safe work sites for its employees and subcontractors. It is Greater Pacific Construction – Commercial’s mission to implement and comply with safety, health and environmental policies to ensure smooth and accident-free construction.
Contractor’s Bond and Insurance
It is important to hire reputable commercial contractors that are bonded and insured. Bond and insurance are protection for clients should something go wrong at the job sites. A contractor’s bond protects the clients if the contractor fails to fulfill contractual duties, such as completing the project, payment for permits, or failure to meet financial obligations or paying for materials or the subcontractors, and covering damages that workers cause to the property. A contractor’s insurance, which includes worker’s compensation and liability, cover employees for work-related injuries and covers employers from suits that may arise from work-related injuries.
Choosing the right commercial contractor for your project doesn’t have to be a stressful process. Contact us today by completing our Contact Form or call us at (714) 942-5355 to help you with answering any questions you might have regarding your next commercial project in Orange County and getting the information you need in selecting Greater Pacific Construction – Commercial.