Tips to choosing the right container fabricator for you
Container structures, being semi-permanent building solutions, require you to do a bit of groundwork as well. As much precision and caution that one puts into choosing a contractor to build your home is required when choosing a container fabrication company.
If you are looking for shipping container fabricators to turn your shipping container into Shops/Container Commercial Stalls, Container Site Offices, Container Houses, Ablution Blocks, Classrooms, Storage Units or Site Houses then follow along.
When shopping around for a shipping container modification company, in Kenya, for your current or next big project, the number of choices can be overwhelming.
At the end of it all what you want is a project that will be completed to your satisfaction and with at most ease. If you’re wondering how to narrow down the best company for your fabrication needs here are some tips to guide you
Tip #1: Your requirements
In container modification, a shipping container is fabricated into a structure that will serve your desired purpose. Therefore it’s important to know what you require from the fabricator. A good fabrication company will be able to personalize your experience by communicating the various options available in order for you to get your desired end product.
Tip #2: Production Facilities
Find out where they are located, inquire about any references you can check out. Container fabricators that have invested in themselves will have a production location, proper equipment and a skilled workforce that will guarantee reliability and efficiency in their production.
Tip #3: Design and Finishing
The end product is the star of the show. You need a container fabricator that is not only able to guide you through the design process but is also able to blast, paint and add the finishing. A single company that can handle your project from start to finish will save you money, time and will provide a good quality product.
Tip #4: Quality
The definition of quality according to ISO (International Organization for Standardization) is the totality of features and characteristics of a product or service that bear on its ability to satisfy stated or implied needs.
The company you’re considering should have no problem explaining the quality of their workmanship and that of the finishing products they use. Avoid fabricators that offer vague responses regarding material quality.
Tip #5: Turnaround
The ability to complete your project in a timely fashion is important. An experienced fabricator will be able to give you accurate timeline of the process for your project from start to finish. Ensure that the schedule contains all the steps, from ordering materials to the delivery of the final product
Tip #6: Experience and Reputation.
When choosing a service provider in container fabrication hands-on experience matters.
Look for a company that can break down a complex project into detailed costs; engineers who are experts at translating drawings into viable projects and project managers with real-world experience.
Extensive experience sets them at a better position to complete your project with confidence.
Choosing a shipping container fabricator for your project doesn’t have to be a hectic endeavor. Consider these 6 tips and prioritize them according to your location, budget and other other factors you’re considering.