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. They are in charge of the audit, design, and installation of your LED retrofit project. Here are some tips to help you look for a good lighting contractor.
Get at least three bids from different companies In order for you to have plenty of choices, canvas on all of the lighting contractors that interests you and have each of them submit a price quotation for the project. The price quotation must contain the scope of work and all the fees they will charge you with. Clear it out with them if you are the one who will purchase their tools or they already have it provided. Inquire whether they will charge you with some travel costs if their office is located far from your company. Check each of the submitted quotations and shortlist those that fit your budget. To get the price quotation they must offer a free onsight visit to your company to measure out the amount of work to be done.
Ensure that your investment is worth it. The price is still a factor but it should not affect the quality of their work that you’d have to spend more on repairs. To elaborate, there are some contractors that intentionally do a bad job to charge you of maintenance fees. The contractor must offer financing, rebate filing, utility bill auditing or honor the warranties.
Check their website and read the reviews to see if there have been any complaints about them. A good contractor would address all customer complaints since they would not want their reputation to be in the bad books. To validate their identity, ask them to provide you a portfolio on their previous customers. Ask if there have been any problems on 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 should be able to provide you with it since this would mean they are capable of doing the job. They should be able to answer your questions about the project.
Make sure that you will be provided with a warranty on both the product and their labor. They should be willing to do repairs in case the LED 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 responsible if they have broken any of your valuables or your landscaping and will not charge you on the work for the repair.