Before you hire a balustrade contractor
Author:SN Fencing, Date: May 5, 2018

So you have decided to accentuate the beauty of your home or business with glass balustrade and now looking for an expert who has the skills and expertise to do the job right. But you need to be careful with this decision as choosing the right professional is one factor that can make or break the project. You want someone who would do justice to your beautiful property.

So what are the things that should come into consideration when going for a balustrade contractor hire? Let’s have a look:

  1. Experience: One of the major reasons you go for professional balustrade installation is because you want to hire their skill and knowledge. With all the money invested, the last thing you want is to hire a contractor who has little or no experience. Do some research on the local professionals prior to hiring and ask about their experience, as it can really help ensure the best quality possible for your balustrade installation.
  2. Accreditations, qualifications and affiliations: Ensure that your balustrade contractor and their installers have the appropriate qualifications and accreditations necessary for the job. A reputable balustrade company will have no problem providing you with these details.
  3. Portfolio and specialisation: Study their previous work to understand if they really are the ones you want. Make sure your potential contractor specialises in your project type to ensure that you get the best final result possible.
  4. Quotes and estimation: When shopping for balustrading professional, make sure to get more than one quotes from different companies. Compare the quotes and then decide. However, be careful of very cheap quotes. Balustrading is one product where the cheapest is not always the best, you also need it to be high quality and comply with safety standards.
  5. Knowledge of Australian standards and BCA codes: Any balustrade project should be compliant with BCA and Australian standards. Your balustrade system could be a safety hazard otherwise. You want a company that knows and follows all the local rules and regulations, also make sure that they are mentioned in the contact between the two of you.