Hiring a commercial contractor may be a smart choice for your next project. However, making sure that you hire the right commercial contractor for your project is vital if you want the project completed safely, quickly, and efficiently.

There is a pool of contractors out there for you to choose from. Thus, it is important that you take the time to evaluate and choose the right contractor for your project. Here are a few things that will help you to narrow down and find the best contractor for your next project. 

Level Of Experience and Credentials

The first thing that you must consider is the contractor’s level of experience. When it comes down to a contractor’s level of experience, it can be a daunting task. On the one hand, you don’t want someone who has little to no experience, however, you also must be careful not to choose someone who has years of experience but has been corrupted by too many mixed views. Something else to consider is if the contractor has completed similar projects, but you will also have to consider if they have the vision to actualize your project. 

Secondly, it is vital to request documentation. This may seem like an obvious thing, so you might even consider overlooking it but it is unadvisable to do so. Aside from the fact that it is your legal right to request documentation, it may come as a surprise to you just how many people work without proper licensing. The law requires all contractors to be licensed, thus it is your duty to confirm this. You can even go further and confirm if the license is valid and active.

Available Project Resources 

Another very important aspect that you must consider when hiring a commercial contractor is their project resources. Considering whether the commercial construction company is equipped with the resources to complete the project on time and efficiently should be of top priority. There are a lot of other things that go into new commercial construction, from plumbing to electrical services. Thus, you must consider, does the construction company have access to these resources.

Good Communication

They say that communication is key, and this is especially true for choosing a commercial contractor. Good and timely communication throughout the entire project will ensure the success of the project. Good communication between the two parties will ensure that when a problem arises, it can be dealt with quickly. It is important to consider things such as if the contractor responds quickly and efficiently and his accessibility throughout the duration of the project. This will allow you to ensure they can carry out the project on time and efficiently.


The success or failure of the project will heavily depend on the contractor you will choose to hire. This is because contractors are essential in completing the project on time, within your budget, and to your satisfaction, since they facilitate the entire project. Thus, it is crucial that you pick the right contractor for your project.

Meet Lance Davis


Lance Davis is a third generation Concrete Contractor with over 10+ years experience in concrete repair and slabjacking. His company Davis & Sons Concrete has proudly served all of North Central Illinois, Rockford and the outer suburbs - and he would love to hear from you!

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