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3 Questions to Ask When Hiring an Excavation Contractor October 24, 2018

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3 Questions to Ask When Hiring an Excavation Contractor, Helena Flats, Montana

Whether you’re building an in-ground pool or expanding a house, the land must be leveled before any type of construction work can begin. This is where an excavation contractor comes in; they handle everything from debris removal to land grading. To ensure you select the best professional for the job, be sure to include the following questions below in the screening process.

What to Ask a Potential Excavation Contractor

1. What is the Timeline For the Project?excavation contractor

While delays may still occur, the excavation contractor should have an estimate for the timeline of the project. There are factors they must take into consideration, such as the conditions of the soil and surrounding shrubbery. If you have a completion deadline, this is also something you should discuss with the contractor before hiring.

2. Do You Have a License & Insurance?

Before hiring an excavation contractor, you must ask to see proof of their license and insurance. To receive a license, the contractor must have passed the minimum requirements to carry out their work legally within the state. Insurance is necessary for your own protection. If an accident occurs while on the job, you could be held liable. 

3. Can You Provide References?

For your own peace of mind, always ask the contractor for a list of past clients and testimonials. Even if you have done your own online research, contacting previous clients directly is a way to determine if the contractor’s work ethic aligns with your specific needs.  If the contractor is hesitant to provide you with references, this is a tell-tale sign that you should keep looking.

 

If you have a construction project and need land grading services, choose the excavation contractors at LaSalle Sand & Gravel. For 15 years, they have provided high-quality land clearing and grading services for residential, commercial, and industrial projects throughout the Kalispell, MT, area. They are dedicated to providing affordable pricing and precise results. Call them today at (406) 756-9070 or visit their Facebook  for more information about their full list of services.

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