In many ways, contractors (and their businesses) are only as strong and reliable as the equipment they use to perform their work. These tools and materials are essential to their operations, and it would be difficult, if not impossible, for the business to function effectively if the equipment fails to perform as needed—or if the equipment isn’t available at all.
Don’t let customers down
For contractors –and any other type of business—everything revolves around the customer. That’s the lifeblood of the operation, and without customers the business would quickly disappear.
Needless to say, keeping those customers happy is the very highest priority. That involves several components, such as providing excellent customer service and offering fair prices. But it’s the work itself that really matters, and that’s what will leave the lasting impression. Customers want the work done quickly, on time and within budget. And they also want the work done right, at the level of quality they expect. Lastly, they really want this to be a stress-free experience with no unpleasant surprises.
Customers don’t want to hear excuses, and likely don’t give much thought to the challenges that contractors may face behind the scenes in outfitting the job site and keeping everything running. The customer’s main concern is that their work gets done quickly and without any headaches, delays or disruptions. If the job goes smoothly and the results meet (or better yet, exceed) the customer’s expectations, they will likely hire the contractor again when they need more work done. More importantly, they will also spread the word and recommend that business to friends and colleagues. This is crucial, as word-of-mouth recommendations are an extremely valuable source of new customers for most businesses.
Why good spray foam equipment is so important
The bottom line is, nothing is more important to a contractor or building professional than keeping their customers happy and doing the work they need. From a practical standpoint, though, this goal may be nearly impossible to achieve without the right equipment.
A contractor who tries to get by with subpar equipment, or without certain pieces of equipment at all, may quickly discover this is not a smart move. When equipment breaks or fails to perform as needed, it can cause serious disruptions to the workflow. In some cases, it may even bring the entire job site to a complete halt. This of course frustrates the contractor and crew, but more importantly it can greatly inconvenience and annoy the customer who is eager for this work to be completed.
Contractors can avoid this nightmare scenario by making a smart decision right from the start when selecting their spray foam or roofing equipment. Investing in reliable equipment from a trusted, reliable name brand company is a wise move that can prevent costly problems down the road. This can provide contractors with the peace of mind of knowing their jobs will run smoothly and the equipment won’t let them down at a critical point in the process.
Graco is a top choice
When considering which equipment would be the best option, many contractors go with Graco. This is true for several reasons, but primarily is a result of the company’s well-respected position in the industry.
Graco has become a leading manufacturer of fluid-application systems and products designed to support a range of industries involving sprayed materials. Throughout the company’s history, it has become known as a pioneer in the field, one that is constantly evolving and developing innovative and cutting-edge products based on the very latest technology.
The company has now reached a point where it has established itself at the forefront of the industry, becoming the go-to provider of spraying equipment for commercial and industrial use, in industries including painting, insulation, roofing, weatherproofing and even agriculture, aerospace and mining.
For those in in the spray foam industry specifically, Graco is one of the most popular choices. The company’s spray guns, such as the Fusion AP, have become a go-to resource for contractors in these fields, and are now a virtual staple at countless jobsites across the country. Likewise, their Reactors TM—which come in a variety of styles and sizes, including hydraulic and air-driven models—also drive many spray foam insulation and roofing projects.
Intech Equipment & Supply is proud to be a leading provider of Graco products, in addition to the other leading brands offered via our online store. We can help contractors obtain a wide range of Graco products, ranging from Fusion spray guns to sprayer parts and accessories. Of course, we also offer a wide assortment of other types of spray foam equipment, so contractors can find everything they need in one convenient location.