How To Choose a Drainage Contractor

How do you choose a drainage contractor ? Drainage contractors are experts who provide water management related services with regards to installation, maintenance and the supply of materials. There are different ways a homeowner can determine who is a good and reliable drainage contractor.home-exterior-drainage-system-in-los-angeles

Full Service

To choose a drainage contractor It’s important to hire a contractor that offers a wide range of services because different sets of skills other than those requested might be needed as the work progresses and new problems are discovered. A contractor should be able to address any other problems that arise as the work is going on. A drainage contractor who is able to install french drains and also build a retaining wall is better than one that only installs french drains.

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References  and Reviews

A good contractor always has good references and reviews. Checking reviews on websites such as yelp, angie’s list, facebook and bbb should always be mandatory in order to see what their previous clients think. Negative online reviews don’t necessarily mean that a company is bad but how a company responds to the negative reviews will show how a company deals with its clients.

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Licensed, Insured and Bonded

It might not seem like a big deal to verify whether a drainage contractor is licensed, insured or bonded but it is in case something goes wrong. Having an insured, licensed and bonded drainage contractor will insure that you as a client are hiring a reputable contractor that abides by regulations.  A contractor will usually have liability insurance and workers compensation insurance. Liability insurance covers damages caused by a contractor to a client’s property while workers compensation covers lost wages due to an injury or medical services.

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To hire a reliable drainage contractor, you need to check if they offer full services, their references and also check if they are licensed, insured and bonded. Call California Foundation Works on 323-418-2239 to schedule a free inspection and estimate.