many companies have converted into LED lighting since they are energy efficient, has high-quality lighting solution and cheap. However, the LED must be correctly installed in your building which is why it is important to hire the best lighting contractor. Their scope of work is the audit, design, and installation of your LED retrofit project Here are some tips to help you look for a good lighting contractor.
You must have at least three bids from different contractors. 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. Ask whether they will include the travel costs if their office is located far away from your company. Look into each of their price quotations to help you make a shortlist of those that meet your budget. They should offer a free onsight visit to your company to measure out the amount of work to be done.
It is best that you are paying for the quality of their work. Make sure that you will not have to spend any more money after the installment. To elaborate, some contractors install the LED but do not put the ballast in then they would make them pay for the maintenance fees in order to lengthen its life. It is a must that the contractor provides you financing, rebate filing, utility bill auditing or honor the warranties.
You should make sure that they are credible. Check their website and read the reviews to see if there have been any complaints about them. A good contractor would care about each customers’ complaints. Make sure also that you ask them to provide you a portfolio on their previous customers so you can contact them to validate their identity. Ask if there have been any problems on their previous projects and how they were able to solve the problem.
Ask them to show you certificates of training or proof of graduation from technical schools. 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. Free repair must be provided if any of your valuables are damaged.