Tips For Hiring A Snow Plowing Contractor
If the price sounds to good to be true, it probably is! So do yourself a favor and don't be one of those customer's who have been victimized by one of those notorious snow plowing contractors featured on local TV networks the last couple years.
Question: Ask the snow plowing contractor to present their snow plowing permit
Answer: By presenting their snow plowing permits ensures that the snow plowing contractor is licensed, properly insured in case of damage (hitting garage door, step, railing, siding, etc..) to one's property, and a legitimate business (remitting and paying taxes) Note: a snow plowing contractor must have an Employee Identifications Number and defined insurance levels to be issued a permit
Question: Ask the snow plowing contractor how many customers they contract with in a season
Answer: By inquiring as to how many customer's a snow plowing contractor contracts with in a season enables one to judge the level of customer service you can expect to receive
Question: Ask the snow plowing contractor the number of trucks in their fleet and have they secured agreements with subcontractors
Answer: By inquiring as to the number of trucks in the snow plowing contractors fleet and if they have secured agreements with subcontractors enables one to judge the level of customer service one can expect to receive; speaking from experience, trucks and plows will break down multiple times in a year