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Types of Subcontractors in construction?

by Devendra on October 16, 2021

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  1. Electrical: Electrical subcontractors are hired to run wires through the house and install electric devices as prescribed. They generally install switches/switchboards and sockets apart from running wires. Subcontractors providing electrical services also provide installation of fire-fighting systems, surveillance cameras, operation related to lifts, fire alarm systems, etc. They have their workshops off site but cannot work there. Their jobs mostly involve working on sites.

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  1. Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning (HVAC): Central heating and air-conditioning is one of the necessities of newer buildings in the US, and services such as heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) are provided by contractors who specialize in installing, repairing, and maintaining everything from furnace to ductwork. The HVAC subcontractor is responsible for keeping everything comfortable. They install air conditioning systems, air handlers, heat exchangers, boilers, and more systems to both heat and cool a building. In some cases, they might also handle refrigeration tasks for large cold storage warehouses, restaurants, and more.

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  1. Plumbing: Plumbing subcontractors are the most important unit of any construction project. They manage and fix the water pipes, taps, These subcontractors are responsible for elevating the aesthetics related to a construction project. Their work is directed mostly around the site areas that include installing gardens, walkways, water and display light features, etc . Landscaping is a must for commercial buildings in the present scenario to generate appeal among the mass.basins, water closets and supply in the building. If the water pipes are not adjusted properly, it can lead to issues like poor pressure and water leakage, which can ruin the foundations & structure of the project. So, we need to involve the best and experienced plumbing subcontractors in our construction project to avoid water supply-related issues, which can also emerge years after the completion of construction work.

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  1. Landscaping: These subcontractors are responsible for elevating the aesthetics related to a construction project. Their work is directed mostly around the site areas that include installing gardens, walkways, water and display light features, etc . Landscaping is a must for commercial buildings in the present scenario to generate appeal among the mass.

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There are several other services also provided by subcontractors such as steel & iron working utilised in making steel structures, glass working for windows & see through walls, etc.