Find a Contractor
- Find a Contractor
Your vision comes to life with the right Hardscape Contractor.
We want to assist you not only as a material supplier but help you select the correct contractor for your project. It is always a good idea to interview several contractors and find the best match for your project and personality. We have provided a list of contractors in good standing with our company to assist with your decision making.
The contractor you choose will be at your site for days or weeks. Make sure you have a rapport with the person and communicate well. You not only have to live with the end result, you have to live with them until the project is complete. Judge your contractor like you judge your friends. Once you decide on the work you want to complete see if the contractor has done that type work in the past. Ask for pictures or go by other projects they have completed and make sure you are happy with the quality of work.
Make sure the contractor is licensed and insured. You need to protect your project and personal effects. Chances are nothing will happen but being prepared offers the best protection. Have the entire scope of the project in writing. This protects you and the contractor. Make sure all changes and revisions are documented to avoid any disagreements or additional costs at the end of the project.
Be sure you understand the project and materials being used. If you don’t know ask and again ask for it in writing.
Set the ground-rules you need followed to maintain your lifestyle. Talk about working hours, how many people to expect at the project, what kind of equipment they will be using. You have to break some eggs to make an omelet so be prepared for some dust and dirt. The end result will be worth it.
Ask for a list of references and call them. Ask to view the projects if possible. Also ask the contractor who their suppliers are and contact them for a reference.
L. Thorn Authorized Contractor Program
Authorized contractor (AC) should be ICPI and NCMA certified or understand and use their methods of installations.
AC must be in business for 4 years and have an up to date account with L. Thorn Company (LTC).
AC to have minimum of 10 paver projects equaling over 10,000 square feet AND a minimum of 4 segmented retaining wall projects of 2000 square feet, one of which has geogrid placed in the wall.
AC to provide 3 successful projects where polymeric sand was utilized.
AC to install LTC products as specified by ICPI, NCMA and Manufacturer requirements.
AC must promote and sell LTC products as your primary products when applicable, and only use other products when necessary due to product availability or customer preference.
AC must participate in educational programs offered by ICPI, NCMA and Manufacturers educational events.
AC to perform conduct all business in a professional manor, including providing workmanship excellence and the highest quality service to their clients, as well as practicing and upholding the professional principles and standards set by the Landscape industry for Hardscape installations.
LTC exercises no control or direction over AC and does not in any manor endorse, guarantee, or authorize the performance or quality of services rendered, or products used that are not manufactured or represented by LTC further disclaims any and all liability for injuries or damages to persons or property for monetary damages arising out of or resulting from the failure or performance of services rendered or products used by installer meeting the requirements of LTC Contractor Lead Programs.
Need help bringing your next project to life?
We understand that your project is an investment in time and money. If you have questions about products, applications or price contact us and we can assist with all your masonry and hardscape project needs. We do this every day. Let us help you make the decision that is right for you and your project.Contact L. Thorn