By Published On: November 18th, 2021Categories: Uncategorized

Hiring contractors is never easy, for any type of job. Everyone will tell you that they have the right skills and experience for the work, but is that the case? It’s particularly important to find the right agricultural drainage contractor, given the scale and cost of these kinds of projects. It’s easy enough to fire a painting contractor who isn’t getting the job done so you can find another – but you’d rather not deal with that kind of hassle with an agricultural drainage contractor working on a big, important project on your land. So, how do you find the right contractor? Here are two ideas.

Start Early

Many poor hiring decisions when bringing in a contractor can be traced to poor planning. If you fail to plan ahead and give yourself the space needed on the calendar to make a good decision, you’ll rush it and wind up doing something you regret. Like anything else in business, staying ahead of the game is key. This is particularly important when working with the land, since the weather is out of your control and will change at certain points throughout the year. You can’t delay spring from arriving, in other words, so you better be ready. As soon as you know that you’ll need help from an agricultural drainage contractor, start your search and identify your best options.

Lean On Experience

When in doubt, default to the company that has been there, done that. There is no substitute for experience when it comes to agricultural drainage work, and that can be applied across the board for plenty of other types of contractors, as well. If a company has been in business for many years and has a track record of serving clients successfully, you can rest assured they’ll do the same for you.

At Hodgman Drainage Company, Inc., we have been offering quality drainage services since 1982. To learn more about our services, feel free to contact us at, or give us a call at 507-528-2225. Thank you for considering Hodgman Drainage!