Category: Blog

2017 Q Awards

BEST Contracting Services was recently invited by URCA’s Ron Johnston to attend the 2017 “Q Award” honoring NBC Universal’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter project by the Alliance for Quality Construction. The award was presented in recognition of attaining Quality Construction within the Building Industry of Southern California. With several hundred trades involved in the […]

Best Contracting Services awarded GAF 2016 President’s Club

Best Contracting Services has once again earned a spot within the 2016 President’s Club. This honor is bestowed to Best Contracting Services by GAF, founded in 1886, is North America’s largest manufacturing of commercial and residential roofing. Some may say that this award is given to the “elite of the elite” but we believe that […]

Eco-Friendly Metal Construction

We are always extremely proud of all of our work. It’s an honor to be associated with the University of California San Diego Jacobs Medical Center Central Plant project that is not only beautiful but eco-friendly. Read how Best Contracting was able to achieve one of the major goals to create the consistency of the metal roof […]

Best Contracting Services Receives GAF’s Prestigious 2014 President’s Club Award

Best Contracting Services, Inc., of Gardena, California, has received GAF’s most prestigious contractor award: The GAF President’s Club Award. This highly coveted award recognizes Best Contracting Services as one of the “elite of the elite” among commercial roofing contractors in the United States. GAF is North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, and only GAF Master Select(TM) [...]

Hearst Castle

The Hearst Castle Re-Roof Project seems fairly simple on paper with around 150 squares of tile and 25 squares of built up roofing, but as the project began there were a few interesting challenges that were overcome to prove BEST Contracting Service’s role as a leader in the roofing industry. One of the challenges was [...]

Bundled Bids – What are they and what are the benefits – part 2 of 4

Bundled Bids This is Part 2 of our discussion about awarding one subcontractor with multi-trade contracts for new or major building construction projects. In Part 1, we presented a case for the benefits that accrue to the General Contractor or building owner for such contracts as it applied to project scheduling. This presentation, Part 2, […]

Bundled Bids – What are they and what are the benefits – part 1 of 4

When subcontractors receive an invitation to bid on the construction or rehabilitation of a non-residential property, there are often several trades involved to provide the owner, GC or public entity with a price to perform the specified requirements. With the benefits to the GC or building owner listed below, it makes sense to get as […]

Mounting Solar PV Panels on a Metal Roof

A recent project required the installation of rigid solar panels rack mounted on a metal roofed building. The prime consideration for any rack mounted solar system is maintaining the waterproof integrity of the roofing system. Piercing the metal roof, then waterproofing those penetrations is always an issue. For this particular project, the owner understood the […]

Why Should You Have Your Commercial Rooftop Inspected and Cleaned

Roofs are generally out-of-sight and out-of-mind until a leak occurs. As a business owner, it obviously pays to stay ahead of the curve and take care of the roof system to prevent this from happening. Once leaks occur, water gets into the building structure and deterioration starts to occur – including dreaded mold issues! Leaks […]