Whether you’re getting your existing patio redesigned or starting a backyard landscape project from scratch, the prospect of selecting the right patio design can be quite an exciting one. However, with so many patio designs and build companies out there offering all kinds of different services, it can be pretty difficult to choose the right contractor for your project.
When it comes to designing and installing custom patios, there are very few contractors that specialize in all aspects of the job. Some are experts in landscaping, some specialize in masonry, and some excel in paving. If you want to avoid future headaches, you should go for an experienced contractor who’ll handle each part of the project themselves instead of subbing everything out. Here is a list of important considerations to make when choosing a contractor for designing and installing your dream patio.
A Contractor that Prioritizes Your Need
In your search for the right contractor, you’ll come across many who’ll try to force their own ideas upon you. Instead of providing you the details of each individual design and material option, they’ll tell you which design and material you should opt for. Choose a contractor that prioritizes your needs, takes the time to learn your lifestyle, analyzes the site, and recommends solutions based on the combination of the aforementioned factors.
A Contractor with a Trusted Background
While online testimonials and reviews are a good way to measure the credibility and craftsmanship of a contractor, the top patio design and installation companies will provide much more than that. They’ll put you in touch with previous clients and provide you addresses so you can visit the location and see the end-product yourself.
Future Services and Maintenance
This is a crucial factor that’s often overlooked by homeowners. Can you rely on the contractor when it comes to future maintenance work or some other issue? Good after-sales service is one of the primary qualities of reputable patio contractors. For instance, we at Paver Connection get many calls for work on patio projects that have been designed and installed by another contractor. Whether its maintenance or repair work on an existing patio or additional installations, we always try to do our best for our clients.
If you’re based in Houston or Katy, TX Paver Connection can help turn your dream patio into reality! In addition to custom patios, we also specialize in driveway replacements and commercial paving projects. Get in touch with us today for an estimate.