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Q. How long have you been in business?
A. We are a 4th Generation Family business working in school districts for over 70 years

Q. Do you belong to any purchasing groups or buyer consortium’s?
A. We bid several programs at both a state and county level. Awards vary annually and results are published by each group. Please contact our office to discuss details.

Q. Which professional organizations are your current members?
A. National Recreation & Park Association.
• Members of New Jersey Recreation & Park Association.
• New Jersey School Building and Grounds Association.
• possess a NJ Public Works Contractor Registration Certificate.
• possess a State of New Jersey Business Registration Certificate.
• certified by the State of New Jersey Division of Property Management & Construction with the following trade classifications C010, C026, C060, C105 and C107
• New Jersey EDA Registered and Approved & SCC pre-qualified.
• New Jersey Business & Industry Association Members.
• Members of National Playground Contractors Association and maintain Qualified Contractor Status.

 

Q. Do any of your staff carry individual certifications?
A. Currently 5 members of our staff are certified by National Recreation and Parks Association as Certified Playground Safety Inspectors. Here is a list of all of our certifications

Q. What suppliers do you represent?
A. In order to provide our customers with Quality, Best Application Match and Price Options we do not represent any single company but rather a myriad of sources for all products. We have always taken a “Best product for your Project” approach. Some suppliers for either systems or parts are but not limited to: Bison Inc, Institutional Products, Cover Sports, Inc, Draper Industries, Burke Playgrounds, BigToys, BR Bleachers.

Q. What are your hours of operation?
A. Generally our crews work Monday through Friday from 7 AM to 4PM. We can however discuss alternate hours to address facility availability. This has been done several times in the past.

Q. Do you do Public work and/or prevailing wage?
A. We are a NJ Certified Public Works Contractor and meet all requirements for wage, insurance, documentation, etc.

Q. What insurance coverage do you provide?
A. We are fully insured and bonded to meet almost all insurance requirements. Please contact our office for specific limits.

Q. Can you provide detailed and project specific references?
A. We have been serving the commercial and educational market for over 75 years and can provide specific references in the fields of interest including both installations and repairs of, gymnasium apparatus (including Basketball Backboards and Structures, Bleacher Repair, Gymnastic Apparatus, Partitions/Dividing Curtains, Wall Padding, Volleyball Systems, etc.) Playground Installations and Repairs, Site Work and Amenities and all fields in which we work.

Q. Do you provide estimates and detailed proposals?
A. In most instances sites are visited and surveyed, and initial proposals are provided free of charge.

Q. What warranties do you provide?
A. Product warranties are as provided by the material suppliers. Copies of these can be provided with the product. Labor is warranted for a period of 1 year from date of repair or installation.

Q. Do you provide building or work permits?
A. All permits are the responsibility of the district or owner. We can help coordinate the filing and information required.

Q Do you provide electrical work?
A. Due to local requirements and electrical codes, which vary between districts, we do not provide electrical, wiring or switch installations or repairs. We recommend you select an electrician who is familiar with the local code and is district approved.

Q. Is your pricing competitive with the market?
A. The old adage “you get what you pay for” in never more true than in our marketplace. We believe we provide a professional, qualified valued service to our customers. 75 years of business history and return clients prove that our customers feel the same way.