Low bid red flags: How to evaluate a flooring bid
What to look for — and what to avoid
The saying “Buy cheap, buy twice” comes to mind when evaluating project proposals. While some bids may list an enticing number, these figures rarely see the light of day. In fact, they often cause problems down the road.
Fortunately, you can keep these problems out of your sightline by watching for low bid red flags. By following these recommendations, you can achieve a flooring system that looks as good in your facility as it does on paper.
- General guidelines for evaluating bids and eliminating non-contenders right away
- Missing items that indicate an incomplete or poorly thought out bid
- Questions to ask contractors to see if they’re up to standard