It is commonplace for clients to ask their builder to use a trade contractor with whom they have an established relationship, and to allow that trade contractor to purchase his or her own materials, supplies, and surface protection. Homeowners commonly do this to establish an apparent environment of accountability and trust. However, this is oft a determination to the building process. Builders purchase from their suppliers and select subcontractors based upon positive lessons learned through prior experience, as a builder’s reputation is vital to maintaining ongoing success. Allowing the builder to use familiar subcontractors and suppliers is in the best interest of the homeowner.
Purchasing from Experienced and Reliable Suppliers
Allowing a builder to purchase from previously tried and tested suppliers provides assurance that all products are reliable, consistent, dependable, and poses no threat of damage to a client’s home. Builders use established suppliers precisely because they can stand behind the reliability and dependability of the purchased products, and because they truly feel that using these products is in the best interests of the homeowner. What good is protecting a newly installed carpet with cut-rate temporary carpet film when it leaves a residue on the new carpet. The extra cost spent cleaning the carpet is significantly more than the price savings of five or ten dollars.
In an effort to save on material costs, homeowners will frequently look online and look towards multiple suppliers to provide necessary fixtures for their homes. People are frequently unaware of the intricacies and the … Read More