A great looking driveway is an important part of any Colorado Springs home. The driveway is like a welcoming area for visitors, family, and friends, and it should reflect the style of the home while also providing safe, durable and long-lasting driveways which will provide a great look to the outdoor space of your front yard.
Too often, homeowners do not take the time to do their research on concrete driveway contractors. They often end up simply choosing a name from an internet search or perhaps in hearing an advertisement on the radio or perhaps online. While the first company you find out about may end up being the one you choose, comparing at least two or three different concrete driveway contractors is highly recommended to get a good idea of what is possible.
Ability to Work to Your Ideas and Plans
Some concrete driveway contractors only install one basic type of driveway. These are often the very traditional, basic driveways which are found on every home on the block and in the neighborhood.
There are also some contractors specializing in driveways with the ability to listen to what you want and create a custom look. This may include creating a unique shape for the driveway, expanding the paved area or adding borders and parking areas to ideally suit the architectural lines of the home and property.
Expertise and Past Projects
Always take the time to review the company’s website and look at the contractor’s past work. This is a great way to get a visual perspective of what you can expect for your home. Look for attention to detail, creativity and the ability to add curb appeal to the new driveway.
It is also a good idea to ask for at least two or three references of past customers. Top contractors will be able to provide contact information, which will allow you to email or phone and get information on how the customer rated the overall experience, expertise, and professionalism of the contractor. This is also a terrific opportunity to ask about the durability of the driveway and if the customer would recommend the contractor.