Why You Should Hire a Local Paving Company

Whether you are considering a new driveway installation, repair work, or a larger project such as a parking lot installation, it’s important to choose the right contractor. In addition, you want to make sure you are working with a professional paving company that will deliver the best results at the right price. Hiring locally is by far the best way to meet these two needs. Here are a few reasons why you should hire a local paving company.


Doing your research on a potential contractor is very important. While you can easily browse pictures in a gallery on a website, nothing beats seeing the work in person. When you go with a local paving company, you can find jobs they have completed in your area. Be sure to reach out to family and friends and find out who they have used for their paving jobs. Most importantly, seek out the jobs of any contractors you are considering working with. It’s even a good idea to find some older projects to see how they are holding up.


When you “buy local,” it holds just as much meaning when you hire a local contractor. When you hire a local paving company, you support an owner with employees and family in the local economy. You may be spending your dollars with a neighbor just down the street. These same people will then put their money back into local companies when they shop for goods and services they need. Small businesses are the backbone of any community. By spending your money with local contractors, you are helping your local economy prosper. Not only that, you are also helping maintain and create new jobs.


When you hire a local paving company, you are gaining the expertise of a company familiar with how things work in your area. Local companies know the local conditions and materials that are best to use. They are also up to date on local codes and can handle any permits you need for your paving job. Additionally, they are well in tune with the local weather and will be able to flex their schedule accordingly.


By choosing a local paving company, you also get something else. Assurance that you will have access to someone that can help you resolve issues that may occur in the future. Additionally, since they are a part of your community, a local contractor will not cut corners. They have a reputation to maintain within their community and will go out of their way to maintain it.

When it comes to your next asphalt driveway, parking lot, or other paving jobs, you want to know you are dealing with a company you can trust. J. McDonald Contracting has the experience and reputation for tackling any paving job. Whether you in York or Adams County, PA or Fredrick County or Carroll County, MD; call us today, and let’s talk about your next asphalt project.