If they come knocking because they ‘just happen to be in the area’ – be wary. Genuine Marshalls Register Installers will never cold call. If they claim to be genuine Marshalls Register Installers, check the installer search by county
to validate who they are.
If they say they can ‘start tomorrow’ – be wary.
Reputable installers are in demand and may require several weeks’ notice.
Never accept a verbal estimate.
Insist on a written quotation. Quotes should be written on headed paper with an address and telephone number, not just a mobile number.
If you accept the quote, request written confirmation.
A ‘cowboy’ will be reluctant to do this, however, a written contract is essential.
After all your inspiration, planning and investment, finding the right installer is essential, as you will rely on their advice, product knowledge and workmanship to achieve the desired end result.
The Marshalls Register of Accredited Landscape Contractors and Driveway Installers is a national network of recommended professionals. Although they are not employed by Marshalls, they agree to abide by their own installation guidelines and are all vetted by Marshalls assessors. Here is a link to the site assessment form that they use to monitor their registered members who are checked regularly by their network of regional assessors.
Marshalls recognises the vital part the installer plays in the correct installation of our products. They set up their Register of Accredited Contractors and Driveway Installers to ensure that customers buying our products enjoy peace of mind combined with the guarantee of a quality end product finished to the highest standards.
20% product, 80% installation
Did you know the question most frequently asked is “how much will it cost?” The majority of installation costs are usually ground preparation and labour. Opting for a premium quality paving won’t significantly increase the overall cost, so choose the best you can afford.