What To Look For In A Professional Paving Contractor

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Asphalt paving is becoming increasingly popular among property owners and businesses. This is due, in part, to its quick assembly, durability, and simplicity. However, not all paving projects are created equal. Choosing the right professional paving contractor will have a direct impact on the quality of your paving job. Here’s what to look for in a professional paving contractor.

Experience

When choosing a paving contractor, be sure to look into the work history. A contractor with little to no work history will may not be as experienced as some other options. Experienced contractors will be able to communicate clearly what needs to be done and know how to handle any unforeseen complications.

Materials

You can use several different types of asphalt for your paving project, but not all options are equal in strength and durability. Speak with any potential contractor about what materials they will use and choose one that uses high-quality asphalt.

Equipment

Another aspect you should consider is equipment. The equipment used in a paving project will determine the quality of the overall project. Equipment of low quality that often breaks down could easily delay or ruin your paving job. Asphalt cools quickly and if the equipment were to break in the middle of the job then the contractor may have to start over, delaying the completion of the project. 

Crew

Try to avoid contractors who work alone. Having a team is crucial to the consistent progression of your paving job. If a one-man-team were to get sick, there would be no one to work on your paving job. On the other hand, a team can consistently work together to ensure the successful completion of their task. 

Insurance

Choosing a contractor with the lowest price isn’t always the most cost-effective option. Generally, if a paving professional is cheap, they don’t have insurance. To avoid possible hidden fees down the road, ask your contractor if they are insured

Warranty

Quality paving contractors will stand by their work. Many reputable contractors offer warranties on their completed jobs. Avoid contracting companies with a long history of complaints and poorly completed paving projects. Additionally, ask the contractor how they will address any issues that arise after they complete the project.

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You can count on Walt’s Paving to complete your residential or commercial paving project in an efficient and timely manner. We have over 40 years of experience paving asphalt driveways, making asphalt repairs, and seal coating asphalt. We are located in Osceola IN and service homeowners and businesses within 50 miles of Elkhart IN. If you have any further questions regarding our services, do not hesitate to contact us today.

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Walt's Paving

You can count on Walt’s Paving to complete your residential or commercial paving project in an efficient and timely manner. We have over 40 years of experience paving asphalt driveways, making asphalt repairs, and sealcoating asphalt. We are located in Osceola IN and service homeowners and businesses within 50 miles of Elkhart IN.

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