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5 Questions To Ask Your Driveway Paving Company In Westchester, New York.

Why Picking the Right Residential Paving Company Is Important?

There are many factors that go into choosing the right residential paving company. However, many people that are looking to hire a paving company know little about the process. This is completely understandable. You want to make sure you are asking all the right questions. This will ensure that you hire the company that is right for the job. Click here to visit our residential paving gallery to see the driveways we’ve paved for our clients!

1. References –

When you shop around for the best quote, you want to make sure the company has great references. A paving company should have customers that are happy with their work. Ask to see pictures of the work that was done or visit their website if they have one! Maybe even personally drive by a job they recently did to see if you like the finished product.

2. Is My Residential Paving Quote Accurate?

It is a good idea to get several estimates from different contractors for your paving job. However, chances are the quotes will vary with both the price and job description. You must compare “apples to apples” when comparing quotes. it will help you determine which contractor has the expertise to do the job correctly. The longer a company has been in business the more experience they have! Northern Construction has been in business for over 25 years!

3. The Importance Of Drainage –

It is vital that the contractor understands how the water drainage affects the pavement and what needs to be done.  Ensuring an adequate drainage plan can be achieved in place prior to paving is critical. Unfortunately, many paving contractors do not understand how to properly install adequate drainage. Northern Construction is highly skilled in installing or repairing drainage. Rain water must drain off the driveway and there should be minimal groundwater that drains underneath the driveway. In addition, a proper sub-base must be in place before paving. If the correct drainage is not in place your driveway may settle or suffer frost heave during Winter. Make sure the contractor doing the work has the knowledge needed to get the job done correctly!

4. How Long Has The Company Been In Business And Are They Insured

You want to make sure you find a company that is insured. Always ask for an insurance certificate before you hire any contractor to work at your home! A company that is not insured may be able to give you lower prices. But, in the end, it could lead to many problems for you (the homeowner). If a company is not insured, the homeowner is ultimately responsible for everything, such as an accident or a worker getting hurt on the job. Northern Construction has been in business since 1993 serving both Westchester and Putnam Counties. We take pride in the fact that we have our Home Improvement License in both counties and have adequate amounts of insurance coverage.

5. Is The Right Equipment Being Used –

A company paving a driveway should be working with equipment that is up-to-date and ready to get the job done. You don’t want to bring in a company that has machines that are worn out and break down easily. Machines that are on their way out could potentially slow down the process and leave you with a driveway looking worse than it did before. Northern Construction takes pride in delivering a superior finished project for each job that is done. We use “state-of-the-art” heavy-duty equipment and top-quality material to ensure impeccable results. Also, our products and services consistently exceed industry standards. Quality workmanship and exceptional service are more than a slogan at Northern Construction ….. It’s our promise to you.