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3 Questions to Ask Prospective Commercial Contractors

3 Questions to Ask Prospective Commercial Contractors

When you have to hire a commercial contractor, you don’t want to go about picking one out of the phone book. You want to take your time to find the right one for your job. So here are a few things that you should ask any of the commercial remodelers that you are considering hiring. This will give you a good idea of what one will be best for you.

Is your specialty commercial renovations?

If you’re looking for a contractor in commercial renovation, you want to make sure that you’re choosing one that’s dedication is in commercial building. This kind of work often can be very complex, and it may call for someone who has specific expertise. A commercial contractor will have purchasing power and relationships with vendors to secure fixtures, parts, and products that are commercial grade.

Are you licensed and bonded?

A lot of contractors who are advertising their services as a commercial specialist aren’t. Be sure that you are asking all of the commercial contractors you’re considering whether they’re licensed, bonded, and certified. Get each of their bond and state ID numbers. Then you want to call the regulatory agency in your state so that you can verify the information. Be certain that there aren’t any charges or liens levied against their license and ensure that the ID number’s active.

What’s your availability?

When you have a commercial job, it often can last for months. Sometimes, it can be a multiple phase project that takes years. Make sure that any contractor you’re considering has the skills that are needed so that they are able to devote the necessary time for fixing the construction issues. It’s also very important that the contractor has the amount of financial stability needed to see the project through to the end.


When you have a construction job in your business, you want to make sure it’s done right and that it’s done professionally. Asking the prospective contractor these three questions will help you with finding the right one for your needs and to make sure the job is done right the first time.

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3 Questions to Ask Prospective Commercial Contractors