Top 10 ways to spot traveling asphalt crews: AKA Gypsies, or Fly by Night Contractors
Traveling pavers roam the country trying to pull “bait and switch” tactics on property owners. Their classic line goes something like this, “We are paving a job a few blocks away and we have just enough extra material left to pave your driveway.” Never fall for this. Reputable contractors rarely try to beat doors for business. Gypsies never do what they say they will, and they will never come back and fix a shoddy job. There are a couple things you can do if approached by a suspected gypsy outfit:
We never want our potential clients or clients served badly. We are here to assist people to the best of our ability, whether we do the work or not. Be aware of the company you are dealing with. Make common sense conclusions about their offers.
Below are some photos of work performed by traveling paving outfits.