many companies have converted into LED lighting since they are energy efficient, has high-quality lighting solution and cheap. However, in order for you to be sure that they will be installed correctly you must find yourself a good lighting contractor. You must look for a lighting contractor that will do the audit, design, and installation of your LED retrofit project. Here are some tips on what to look for in a 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. It must be indicated in the price quotation the scope of work and all of the fees they will charge you with. Whether you are the one who will purchase their tools or they already have it provided. Inquire whether they will charge you with some travel costs if their office is located far from your company. Shortlist the ones that meet your budget. They should offer a free onsight visit to your company to measure out the amount of work to be done.
Ensure that your investment is worth it. Although it is important that you choose the one that is able to meet your budget, it is also important 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. The contractor must offer financing, rebate filing, utility bill auditing or honor the warranties.
You should make sure that they are credible. You can look for reviews about them online and check to see if there have been any complaints. 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. Question them if they have had any problems with 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 must have undergone the proper training required for a lighting contractor to ensure that they are capable of doing the job. They should be able to answer your questions about the project.
A warranty must be provided for the product and labor. It is important that they are willing to do any repairs if in the case that the LED light would not work after the installation.
Lastly, make sure that their work is flawless and there will be no damage to your home. They should be responsible if they have broken any of your valuables or your landscaping and will not charge you on the work for the repair.