A GC Should Have a Construction Website
What better way to see ones skills then reading about it and seeing actual construction work done by the licensed professional on his website? A website is the best place to see what a certain General Contractor is all about. You can view his gallery of construction projects, what his company vision is about, the services he provides and at what cost, and what type of certifications and insurance he/she carries. You can view his style of work and the materials that his company works with at most times. With a website, not only can you see the General Contractors experience and reputation but also the company as a whole. The quality and information of the website says a lot about a GC; if he is expensive or cheap, if he has attention to detail or not, and eventually if he’s the one for the job.
Online Construction Reviews
There are many online review websites that you can search for General Contractor services on. Such sites include Yellow Pages, Yelp, Super Yellow Pages, Google Places, Angie’s List and more. You can view a General Contractors reviews from past construction projects he/she’s worked on. Don’t get fooled by some General Contractor reviews, at times it can be obvious that some reviews are made up. One way you can check to see if the reviews are real or not is if you search the name that gave the review on Google. If it shows that they are a real person then it’s more probable that the review is real. This is just a suggestion and it might not be suitable for all situations. Some people don’t have Facebook or Linkedin accounts, amazingly.
General Contractors Online Presence
What is the reputation of this General Contractor that you are thinking of hiring? Try this; make a list of names of General Contractors that you might be interested in hiring. Make a list and on the sheet of paper write down each ones Pros and Cons after seeing what comes up on their names Google search results. Here you will see all of their documented information; if they’ve ever committed crimes involving fraud or scam, if anybody had bad experiences with them in the past, and so on and so forth. You will also see all of the positives such as licenses, years of experience, if his company is
fully insured or not, satisfied customers, prestigious construction jobs done, etc. You can find out nearly anything and everything about a GC if you search for him online.
So, the next time you have a construction project in mind, make sure you hire the right person to get the job done right and on time. Informing yourself is just a click away; the small amount of time you use researching can be the difference between a great job done and costly bad job done. Get the facts straight and you’ll save yourself a lot of time and money.