Whether you are working on your own home or managing a construction site, if you need scaffolding services, where do you go? A quick search online will turn up dozens of companies that are offering their services, so finding the right one is essential. The question is: How do you know you’re choosing the right one?
We’ve put together a few pointers to help you make the right decision.
Years of Experience
While a new company could potentially have a few excellent examples of recent work, you’ll probably want to opt for the more experienced choice. They will have years of scaffolding savvy and know exactly what you need. More importantly, experience is priceless when it comes to safety.
Any scaffolding company you work with should be insured for any and all eventualities. You don’t want to be liable for a worker getting injured, though you certainly should take precautions. However, if an accident is caused by the scaffolding or something that went wrong with its structure, then you will want to have that extra protection. Ask the company what kind of coverage they have available to their customers – and make sure you and your building are covered in equal measures.
The internet allows you to check reviews on companies fairly easily – and that means you can quickly find out just how well they work for their past customers. If someone says that they had an issue, you can also see what the problem was and determine if it will affect your relationship with the scaffolding company. In general, you want a company that is well reviewed; just to be sure you’re getting the best.
How fast can the scaffolding go up? While you should start checking into scaffolding companies ahead of time, whether or not you can have the scaffolding constructed when you need it will play into the final decision. Ideally, you’ll find a company that is prompt and can work with your timeline. This means they aren’t too busy and won’t delay the setup.
Cheapest certainly isn’t the best in this case, since you want high quality scaffolding. However, your budget will be a part of the final decision as to which company you want to use. Ideally, the company you work with will be able to provide you with the best scaffolding services that fit within your current budget. You’ll definitely want to get a quote from a few different places before making a decision.
Once you’ve found a company that fits all the requirements, you can set up a time and date to have the scaffolding constructed. Need a quote today? Contact DH Scaffolding to find out how we can help you make the right decision.