Hire a Pro, get peace of mind
Vico Painting Contractors offers you a peace of mind, being a reputable company, with experience, financially stable, steady work all year, able to handle up to 16 projects at a time and a back log for years, makes us a leading company in South Florida to handle your projects.
Choose ethics, dependability and safety, do business with a professional have confidence in your decision Expect reliable, professional craftsmen.Before you decide to hire the least expensive contractor you can find, or “do it yourself”, here are important points to consider that suggest the lowest price may not be the best value.
Our trades can be hazardous work, whether it’s working on a ladder or installing a product, hiring a professional contractor means you don’t have to worry about these problems.
Getting the surface properly prepared makes all the difference. Professional contractors know the value of preparation and will do it right.
Hiring a professional contractor means you don’t have to worry about dealing with leftovers. Professionals will know how to clean and maintain a clean job, it is part of the job.
How to choose the right contractor for your Project
Once you have decided to contract with someone to do a particular project, how do you go about selecting the right company? Do you make your selection on price, size of company, years in business, or other criteria?
In order to make an educated decision, you need some specific information about any firm you are considering.
Verify their Licensed, Bonded & Insured
Quality contracting firms will be only too happy to provide you with copies of their certificates of insurances. They should provide bonding information (if the job is large enough to require such) and documentation of safety training and compliance programs, Florida and municipalities require licensing.
Written Contracts Are a Must
Reputable contractors will encourage the use of a written contract, their contract should clearly explain the scope of the work to be performed, It should also cover such items as surfaces, methods and extent of surface preparation, time schedules for the project, and payment procedures, Knowing the total scope of the work enables you to carefully evaluate the different bids you may receive with the proper information and keep them on a level playing field. The contract serves to protect both you and the contractor.
Invest Time in Verifying References
Obtain a list of references from the prospective contractor. This list should include the contact person, address, and telephone number of the previous client. Follow up on this list with a phone call. Remember, the contractor will not give you a bad reference. Therefore, ask references if they know of any other work this contractor has performed. Be sure to ask whether the contractor and employees treated you professionally and with respect.
The references you are interested in should be projects similar in size and scope to yours. Also, some of the projects should be at least a few years old. This will help you gauge the performance of the construction and materials used. If possible, try to see the work that was done, also check all their social media presence, verifying references will provide a return on your project investment.
Discuss any guarantee or warranty programs the contractor may offer. Ask about the manufacturer’s warranty on the products to be used on your project. Remember you are looking for long-term durability from the job. The use of high quality products is as important as the selection and performance of the contractor.
Good contractors are very eager for your business. They are also very proud of their craftsmanship. Once you have made your selection, step back and give the professional room to execute the project. You have both done your homework, so give the professional the opportunity to meet and exceed your expectations. Remember, as with anything else in life, you get what you pay for. If you want high quality and reliable service, be willing to pay the price that comes with it.
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