5 Reasons You Need a General Contracting Company
You wouldn’t have a pastry chef build your home, so why try to demo a building, or excavate land on your own? Imaging renting a piece of heavy machinery and bulldozing the land yourself. That is not the best idea nor is it safe.
Why Is It Important?
Pre-construction of a project like excavation or demolition is a crucial part of the build or construction process. You must have the worksite properly leveled, graded, and free of debris and materials so that it is safe to work.
When you plan on building a home or need to clear out land for excavation you want to know that your project is being completed to the highest quality services available.
Hiring a general contracting company means just that. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons as to hiring a general contracting firm is a smart decision.
Reason #1: Knowledge & Expertise
Above all else, knowledge and expertise about a project is the most important part of hiring a contractor. When you need to dig or demo on a job site you need a team who understands the land, the surrounding environment, the soil and what lies beneath it.
Contractors will also get the correct permits and any other allowances needed to start the job. This ensures that your project is good to move forward with construction. Without it, you may get fined and in certain circumstances you might have to tear down your build or pause until you receive the proper paperwork.
Reason #2: Insured & Safe
Every time you start a project you want to make sure it is safe and not a danger to yourself and others. The same goes for hiring a proper general or excavation contractor.
The contractor you hire will hold the correct insurance for the job. They will have insurance for the machinery, liability insurance, workers’ comp, and more.
Along with expertise and experience a proper professional contractor will take safety precautions and hold them to the highest regards. They take extra steps to make sure that the entire team and the surrounding area is safe and protected.
This dedication to safety means a reduction in errors on the job site and injuries to the team.
Reason #3: Right Tools & Team
Speaking of the team, a properly trained team and the right tools will get the job done right the first time.
Like we stated above, you wouldn’t have a pastry chef build your home, so make sure you interview and vet your general contracting company before choosing one.
Once they assess your build or demo site and go over your plans, they should be able to determine what tools will be needed to complete the job and have them ready to go on day 1.
Reason #4: Save Time & Money
Measure twice, cut once is a saying for carpenters but it holds true for many instances. In this case, for a construction, excavation, and demolition project. Hiring professionals to do the job can save you time and money. Most of the time, if you try to do the work yourself you will spend double your budget and double your time trying to make sure the job at least gets done. But will be it done correctly and will you check off all the boxes on the list?
Bonus Reason: No mess & No Stress
When you have an experienced and knowledgeable general contracting company tackling your construction project you won’t have to worry about the minute details; they take care of everything. You will have peace of mind that your project is being done correctly and you won’t have to worry about the clean up afterwards because they do that too!
Part of a contractor’s duties is to clean up the job site and make sure that everything is back to the way it was before the project started. They will remove waste, debris and materials as well as patching any holes or replanting any grass that may have been damaged during the job.
Ready to get the job done right?
If you’re in need of a general contractor to handle your excavation, demolition or land clearing project, stop searching for “General Contracting Oregon” and look no further than Grant’s General Contracting.
We are dedicated to providing you with exceptional customer service, a knowledgeable and trained team and the ability to get the job done right, the first time.
Connect with us today to get your project started!