Whether you’re looking to replace an old fence at home, or install a new fence for your commercial project, hiring a fencing contractor ensures a secure, long-lasting fence for the future. Yes, hiring a professional comes at an extra cost, but when it comes to your property (probably your biggest and most important investment) it’s worth getting the job done right the first time. After all, a fence can last decades when you pair a strong fence post system with a skilled contractor.
In this article, we’ll provide you with five useful points to help you hire the perfect contractor for your next fencing project.
1. Reliable service/ company
You need to be confident in the fencing contractor’s reliability before considering them as an option. But how can you be sure you’ll receive a great service? The simple answer is: You can’t guarantee it. However, there are several things you can explore for a better understanding of what to expect.
- Reviews/feedback – There are many ways you can find reviews of a company/service in a matter of seconds. A simple Google search for the name of the fencing contractor and/or company they work for and you’ll more than likely come across several pieces of useful feedback. You can also search for their website or Facebook page, which will often display recent customer reviews and recommendations. Give a handful a read and you’ll soon figure if the contractor ‘s worth considering.
- Service offering – Take a look at how the contractor/company speaks about the service they offer. Again, looking on their website is a quick and easy way to do this. You’ll want to understand how the company works and their entire process from start to finish - from calling them up, to a quotation and through to project completion. This will help you understand exactly what to expect from each contractor.
At Birkdale, we supply the leading fencing contractors throughout the UK with innovative products like DuraPost, a fence post system that’s stylish, durable and comes with a guarantee of up to 25 years. If you’re looking for a long-lasting fencing solution, take a look at why DuraPost is the number 1 fence post system for Homeowners across the country.