How To Select The Best Lighting Contractor
many companies have converted into LED lighting since they are energy efficient, has high-quality lighting solution and cheap. However, in order for you to be sure that they will be installed correctly you must find yourself a good lighting contractor. You must look for a lighting contractor that will do the audit, design, and installation of your LED retrofit project. Here are some tips how to select a good lighting contractor.
Get at least three bids from different companies Conduct a canvas on all of the lighting contractors that interests you and have them submit a price quotation for the project to ensure that you will have plenty of choices. Make sure that the scope of work is indicated and that every fee is included. Clear it out with them if you are the one who will purchase their tools or they already have it provided. Ask whether they will include the travel costs if their office is located far away from your company. Look into each of their price quotations to help you make a shortlist of those that meet your budget. They should offer a free onsight visit to your company to measure out the amount of work to be done.
It is best that you are paying for the quality of their work. Make sure that you will not have to spend any more money after the installment. To elaborate, some contractors install the LED but do not put the ballast in then they would make them pay for the maintenance fees in order to lengthen its life. It is a must that the contractor provides you financing, rebate filing, utility bill auditing or honor the warranties.
You can look for reviews about them online and check to see if there have been any complaints. A good contractor would value each customers’ sentiments. Make sure also that you ask them to provide you a portfolio on their previous customers so you can contact them to validate their identity. Question them if they have had any problems with their previous projects and how they were able to solve the problem.
Make them show you certificates from training or technical schools they went to. They must have undergone the proper training required for a lighting contractor to ensure that they are capable of doing the job. They should be knowledgeable about various lighting techniques and are able to answer all of your questions regarding the installment and vice versa.
Make sure that you will be provided with a warranty on both the product and their labor. It is important that they are willing to do any repairs if in the case that the LED light would not work after the installation.
Lastly, make sure that their work is flawless and there will be no damage to your home. They should be willing to provide free repair if they have broken any of your valuables or your landscaping.