Hiring a contractor for a job in Philadelphia can often feel like stepping gingerly through a minefield, especially for a commercial building project. But there are a number of steps you can take to ensure you’ll be working with a reputable, reliable builder who will see your project through to successful completion.
The first and most important consideration when choosing your contractor will be to gather their references. Ask your potential contractors to give you references directly, and go ahead and do a little online sleuthing as well. Try to secure references from earlier in the contractor’s career, as well as from a current job that you can see in progress if possible.
How else can you establish the reliability of your general contractor?
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Despite the brutally cold weather we’ve been having these past few weeks, things are heating up at Souder Brothers! As we near the end of the winter season here in PA and NJ we would like to take this opportunity to update you on the commercial construction projects we’ve been working on, and what’s on the schedule for spring.
Souder Brothers began construction on a 7,000 sq. ft. addition at Penn Valley Pump (Warrington, Bucks County, PA) in August of 2014. This new space will be used for offices and is expected to be completed in just a few short weeks! You can see some progress photos by visiting our Featured Project Page – Penn Valley Pump. Be sure to check our website frequently to see updated photos and the finished project!
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Here at Souder Brothers part of our business philosophy is to build a solid, long lasting relationship with our clients.
In the commercial construction industry, as in many others, repeat work speaks volumes about the quality of work and services provided. Working with customers, you already have an established relationship which makes everyone’s job easier. All parties have learned how to communicate and work together and there is a level of trust in place. A satisfied customer can be a great sales tool.
Over the past 5 years, we’ve done a great deal of work at the various Fred Beans dealerships in Doylestown, PA (Bucks County), as well as in Flemington, NJ (Hunterdon County). Through our professional relationship with the team at Fred Beans, we’ve been able to help them create a more functional and upbeat work environment. When employees have a workspace they feel comfortable and confident in, productivity increases. Here’s what Fred Beans had to say about his experience working with Souder Brothers:
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