It is without a doubt that your driveway says a lot about your house, and more importantly, it tells so much about you. That’s why it’s important you get a quality block paving, well laid and tidy exterior that says exactly what you want people to know about you.
More to that, a low-quality block paving would most likely be damaged, thus resulting in frequent and costly replacements. With many block paving services available in Birmingham, you are at an advantage. The problem is finding the genuine guy(s) to do the job.
Don’t worry though, because by the time you are done reading this piece, you’ll know exactly what to look for, and where to check. There are basically some simple aspects to beware of, some of you probably already know about.
Let me walk you through some of the helpful tips on how to get the best block paving driveways in Birmingham.
Check online reviews
The very first step is to check Google “block paving driveways in Birmingham” and see the kind of paving experts that come to the first page. The next thing is to pick a few options from the list, then go ahead and individually check their online reviews.
Find out what customers are saying about the agencies or companies. But be careful to read between the lines; some of the reviews are “stage managed” and simply fake. Always opt for paving experts with more than 30 reviews. The more the reviews are, the better.
It’s also advisable to search for these experts in reputable sites like Checkatrade.com where you can find equally reputable companies, with quite a number of genuine customer reviews from satisfied customers.
What services are offered?
Once you’ve come up with a list 5-star reviewed paving experts, then next step is to narrow it down to the kind of services they offer. That is, you’ll need to determine what each paving expert in Birmingham is great at, and what they specialize in.
You can only do this once you know exactly what you want. Will you need more than the driveway paving? If so, what exactly will you need? I mean, some of the extra services may include things like slabbing, landscaping, concreting, turfing, fencing, etc.
You’ll have to specific. However, if all you need is an attractive, a welcoming driveway, you can as well leave it to the experts. But you’ll need to give out some ideas. Therefore, when looking for the best guys for the job, revisit the online reviews and see if there is a specific firm that’s always open to ideas – most of them do.
What’s their experience?
This is a no brainer! Always go with experts who are well experienced when it comes to block paving driveways. Go for those whose experience span more than a considerable number of years, say 3 years and over.
In case the experience isn’t more than 3 years, you can further check their background, and find out where they worked before.
Some of other factors include:
– Do they have a physical address?
– What about their qualifications
– What are their operating hours?
– What are their quotes?
– How well do they know Birmingham?