Paving Contractor

Services, costs and hiring best practices - proven tips for getting great Paving Service

March 2015

When hiring and working with a Paving Contractor, every homeowner needs to know: What services does a Paving Contractor commonly provide? What is the best way to find good prospects? What should I look for when I interview the Paving Contractor? And most importantly, how do I make sure that the Paving Service is done right?

Use the following information to understand your options, make good decisions and get quality work at a fair price.

Paving Contractor - FAQ

Q How do I get good Paving Service work at a fair price?

A First, decide on ALL product / service options. Compile a list of work and quality requirements. Have at least 2 qualified pros complete detailed bids on the work. Use a written contract that ties payment to verifiable results.

Q What should I expect to pay for Paving Service?

A Most Paving Service work is quoted at a fixed price, for specific service(s) or deliverables. The underlying hourly rate for a Paving Contractor ranges from $59 to $89 in most parts of the country. Usually, a minimum fee will be charged, which represents 1.5 - 2 hours of effort. In some cases, the quoted job price may be negotiable, particularly if other work is performed by the Paving Contractor.

Q Do I need to use a licensed Paving Contractor for my job?

A You should use a licensed Paving Contractor for any work that exceeds $500. To check a Paving Contractor's license status, search the telephone directory or online for your state's professional license board or department. Contact the licensing authority to check license status and history by the name of the business or individual.

Q Should I use an insured Paving Contractor for my project?

A Your Paving Contractor should carry adequate liability insurance for work related damages. Your Paving Contractor should also have workman's compensation insurance for job related injury or health risks.

Q Does my Paving Contractor need to be bonded?

A A bond will protect the homeowner if the terms of the contract are not met by the Paving Contractor. A bond is recommended for any work over $500. Make sure that your Paving Contractor's bond is valid and that the bond limit will cover the cost of completing or re-doing the work, before any work begins.

Paving Contractor - Common Projects

A Paving Contractor can handle a number of jobs, activities and problems. The list below summarizes common Paving Services. Follow the appropriate links below to learn more about cost, options and quality requirements:


Paving Contractor - Finding and Hiring

Hire a trustworthy Paving Contractor

Are you considering spending more than $250 with a Paving Contractor? If so, it is important to find a Paving Contractor matched to your quality and value expectations - and not simply hire someone that puts you at ease or wins your confidence.

The FREE homewyse hiring guide helps you find and hire great help, get quality craftsmanship and create a fair agreement.

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