Installing new asphalt is a major investment in your home or business. Choosing the wrong contractor can be a costly mistake. Below is a list of questions that should be asked of any contractor you are considering to hire to work at your home or place of business.
|1.||Are you registered/Licenced with the states of New York & Conneticutt||YES|
|2.||Do you have a permanent place of business? Can we reach you during regular business hours.||YES|
|3.||Do you have Liability Insurance? Can I see proof of coverage?||YES|
|4.||Is your Liability Insurance industry specific?
Some contractors will carry inexpensive gardening liability insurance. Yes they have insurance but it will not cover paving or construction related occurances.
|5.||How much Liability Insurance do you carry?||$2 Million|
|6.||Do you have Workers Compensation Insurance? Can I see proof of coverage?||YES|
|7.||Do you have an A rating on Angies List?||YES|
|8.||How many years have you been in business?||20+ Years|
|9.||Do your workers receive ongoing technical training?||YES|
|10.||Do you have references? Will you provide a list?||YES|
|11.||Will you show up with left over blacktop from down the street?||NO|
|12.||Where possible, what pitch will you create to insure proper water runoff?||¼/foot|
|13.||Will you use a 3 ton or greater vibratory roller to compact the asphalt?||YES|
|14.||Can you install a proper drainage system if required?||YES|
|15.||Do you install Belgian block curbing, aprons, stone retaining walls and walkways with your own crew?||YES|
|16.||Do you offer repair and maintenance services?||YES|