When designing a layout for your home or business, a successful project will only run as smoothly as the project team allows. That’s why, if you plan to include custom millwork into your next residential or commercial project, it is essential to choose a custom millwork contractor that will work with you and ensure that you get the desired results. Here are a few key things to consider when looking for a custom millwork contractor.
Level of Experience
When you are vetting potential contractors to hire for a project, it is important that they have enough experience in their field. Always check an architectural millwork company’s past projects to see if they have similar experience to undertake your own project. For example, if you need custom millwork for a hospital, hire a contractor that has demonstrated expertise in working on similarly sized projects. This will reduce the risk of unexpected delays or mishaps.
Before committing to a contractor, be sure to visit their website and find information about past projects, how they worked with clients, and if they were satisfied with the work they received. Client reviews can tell you more about a company than any other resource. The millwork contractor you hire should have a good reputation in the industry. Our team at Mahogany, Inc has decades of experience in providing quality millwork, and we have completed projects for a wide variety of public and private facilities.
Size of the Team
Many people may not realize that the size of a team of contractors has a significant impact on the project’s outcome and the time it takes to complete. Once you have settled on a project, you should also ensure that the selected company has enough staffing and capabilities. If you are only adding some crown molding to one room, a smaller team will work fine. On the other hand, an entire hotel remodel will require a much larger team of workers.
Licensing and Certification
There are many millwork companies out there, so it can be difficult to find a trustworthy contractor. Any professional contractor should have the proper licenses and certifications for their area. Architectural millwork companies that are also properly licensed guarantee high quality, cost-effective millwork that meets the highest industry standards. Hiring a licensed company will also give your project a professional appearance and something you can be proud of.
Complex construction projects get overwhelming, which is why every millwork project needs a dedicated project manager handling all of the details and collaborating with the rest of the team. From schedules to sourcing materials and more, a custom millwork company with committed project managers will help your project run smoothly.
Whenever you’re ready to build or renovate a business, Mahogany Inc. has your back. Call us at 410-727-0334 with any questions and speak to one of our licensed professionals. To see examples of our work or to gain inspiration for your next project, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.