Perhaps you are in the middle of selecting a contractor, and focusing on your home construction or remodeling project’s particular requirements. You may be even contemplating on types of contractors to follow in pursuing your planned future career as a contractor.
Either way, Decor Design Development Limited will assist you in making your decisions relatively easily. We have compiled a list of important worth mentioning types of contractors with elaborate descriptions about the responsibilities those contractors have. If you are considering which college is best suited to further your education, check out our blog about some of the best construction management programs in your area.
General contractors normally manage entire construction projects. General Contractors hire others to complete specific construction jobs, overseeing each step of the construction process. General contractors typically act as the main representatives of clients directing all involved construction activities for clients.
Home Construction involves carpenters who are one of the first contractors on the job site performing hands-on work. Carpenters are responsible for using lumber to construct the doors, windows, and various built-in cabinets, and other woodwork including staircases and various types of wooden interior and exterior decor. One type of carpenter creates the basic frames, and finishing contractors precisely do as the name suggests - final finishing of all woodwork.
In other words, carpenters help create the skeleton of projects. Finishing contractors are also usually carpenters and they handle things like countertops, door frames, and more.
Electricians layout the electrical wiring of buildings ensuring that everything has a proper electric power source. This includes mapping out blueprints of the wiring and installation of all electrical systems. Electricians also perform all electrical maintenance as well.
Plumbers are responsible for the installation of all piping systems in all types of buildings. This includes creating blueprints and installing pipes for water and gas. Plumbers also install things that use water and gas namely baths, toilets, ovens, and dishwashers. Plumbers also get contracted for maintenance of various home plumbing and piping.
HVAC contractors are responsible for installing and maintaining HVAC systems in homes. Those systems include heating, ventilation, and air conditioning which all combine to form the HVAC acronym.
Painters paint the interior and the exterior of all types of buildings. This may include recommending paint colors and particular paint brands if the client asks for recommendations. Painters also apply wallpaper for clients who prefer wallpaper instead of paint.
Roofers are responsible for installing and maintaining roofs. Some of the tasks that roofers undertake are installing shingles and repairing leaks in the roofs. Roofers also install fiberglass roof coverings, balcony sun shades, window sunshades, and various other rooftop solar shades as well.
Landscapers are the contractors who maintain the outdoor areas of the property; they plant and maintain all greenery by planting various trees and flowers and trimming branches, bushes, and removing weeds. They naturally water all greenery as well and add fertilizer full-funnel ever-evolving full-funnel and pesticides as well. Lawn-mowing, edging of shrubs/hedges are also undertaken by landscapers. Weeding and mulching of greenery and creation and maintenance of landscape belts around buildings of various types also fall on the list of responsibilities of landscapers.
Masonry contractors are responsible for home materials like bricks, concrete, stone, and cement. Masonry contractors build and maintain home structures that are made from these mentioned materials. Concrete works of various types - sidewalks, stairs, pathways, and even certain landscape areas require masonry construction and maintenance.
The details related to contractors’ types and responsibilities would possibly be endless; the ones mentioned are a summarised version of basic but concise, easy to comprehend details about contractors, and the various types of work they are usually involved in. We will surely provide more details whenever you may require them - please do inform us, and we will happily oblige as Decor strives to highlight critical construction-related information with the entire local community.