Picking Your Ottawa General Contractor

When hiring an Ottawa general contractors for commercial uses there are many things need to be taken into consideration.

Consider the reputation of the Ottawa general contractors – look into their history and their reference-able projects.  Especially projects that are similar to yours.

Often you can examine the reputation of an Ottawa general contractor online or you can seek references from building owners similar to what you are looking for.

When evaluation an Ottawa general contractor, make sure you ask to see their financial records – you are depending on them to build a significant piece of your business, not a widget – they need to have relatively deep pockets to buy the materials and pay subcontractors and suppliers.

Make sure the Ottawa general contractor has insurance. Proof of insurance, license and certifications, and the company’s tax ID number will help verify the contractor. Workers’ compensation is almost always required with their insurance for all of their employees. This will protect you if any of the workers are injured while on the job.

And finally, compare estimates from your Ottawa general contractor – and don’t always go with the losest price as you know, you often get what you pay for.

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