When it comes to choosing drainage contractors, groundwork contractors or both, the process can sometimes become quite daunting. Naturally, projects involving groundworks and drainage systems, including foundation installation and reinforced basements, must meet the very highest of standards. However, we also recognise that our domestic customers and commercial clients in Hindhead have set budgets to work with, so they understandably want to find the best possible deal while not compromising on quality or professionalism.
For the benefit of anyone looking at options for both drainage contractors and groundwork contractors, we have list and outlined below some of the key things to look out for when making your choice.
Are They Qualified?
If you approach drainage contractors or groundwork contractors to work on your Hindhead project, they must hold relevant qualifications for the task at hand. Not only does this demonstrate they have had their methods and results assessed to some of the highest industry standards, it also shows a dedication to maintaining, or improving, an exceptional level of workmanship. These accreditations are not an award for achieving a certain standard. In order to retain them, individuals need to prove their continued compliance again in the future.
Here at Lucas Groundworks, our team holds CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) qualifications and digger certificates. This gives us proven expertise across our range of groundworks and drainage services, including those involving reinforced basements and foundation installation.
Are They Safe?
In our industry, safety remains of paramount importance. The work undertaken by drainage contractors and groundwork contractors holds certain inherent risks that the best companies manage in a responsible way. This includes ensuring all personnel work in conjunction with current Health & Safety legislation, conducting regular training in line with any changes in regulations, recording and acting upon near misses, performing risk assessments and method statements for every project and keeping the resulting documentation on site where applicable.
Quite simply, Lucas Groundworks never compromises on Health & Safety. On any project we undertake in the Hindhead area, be it minor groundworks or large-scale reinforced basements and foundation installation services, we prioritise the wellbeing of our customers and clients, the general public and our own personnel above all else.
Are They Experienced?
Drainage contractors and groundwork contractors with significant experience happily show prospective clients a portfolio of their previous projects. Not only does this demonstrate the range of work they have the capability to complete, it also allows the client an insight into the quality of the finished work too.
An experienced company will always take the time to discuss your project and answer any questions you may have. Both parties want to ensure a good fit in this regard. It may sound obvious, but if your project involves specialist work like foundation installation or reinforced basements, your chosen company needs to specialise in those areas.
Here at Lucas Groundworks, we ensure that our prospective clients in Hindhead feel confident and happy in making us their choice of drainage contractors and/or groundwork contractors. We understand the importance of having peace of mind when it comes to groundworks and drainage projects.