“It wasn’t personal, it was just business.”
Did you ever notice how many times bad guys in movies say that when they’re trying to explain why they did horrible things to the good guy’s family?
Is that really supposed to help their situation?
It seems to me that the only reason they say that, is so the good guy can then say… “It was personal to me!”
In the fencing business, it’s always personal. And the best fence contractors all know it. Eli, at A1 Fence and Gate Repair, has based his entire business model on that simple concept. And he’s not the only one.
One of our favorite fence companies, The Fence Authority operates in Pennsylvania and Virginia. They give the exact advice we give when asked about choosing a fence contractor.
Remember that it’s always personal. In their article What to Look For When Hiring a Fence Company, they mention five very valid points that all fence customers should consider when selecting a contractor to work with. Most telling for us is what they listed as the first item on the list. Check out the full article and see if you agree.
Asking the right questions about your fence company
When you work with the right fence company, getting your dream fence is easy!There are a few things to look for when you’re choosing a fence company. Specifically, you should ask yourself the following questions:
1. Are they friendly and helpful when you talk to them?
Whether you call on the phone or visiting the location in person, this is one of the first signs you’ll notice. Are they being attentive to your needs? Do they seem annoyed when you ask questions? These are things that might clue you in on how the rest of your experience will go.