structural work company

The involvement of a building contractor is essential to guarantee the quality and durability of the work, whether it involves renovation or new construction. However, not all building contractors and craftsmen are created equal. It's important to choose a reliable and trustworthy professional. A number of criteria need to be taken into account to determine the right service provider. He or she will be with you every step of the way. They can also advise you on the work to be carried out and the materials to be used. Contractors specializing in structural work also have long-standing expertise in this field.

What are the different stages of a construction project?

The quality of building and civil engineering work depends on a number of factors, including compliance with the various stages of the project.

Feasibility study for your project

The scope of work depends on your project. In the case of new construction, the shell company is responsible for the entire project. In the case of renovation, the contractor will carry out work to extend or reinforce the property's solidity. Whatever the case, the construction expert will always carry out a thorough study of your project.

He asks for more details about the work to be done. The interview helps to better understand your needs. The service provider then carries out a site visit to collect all the data needed to study your project. He also takes photos, as they enable him to check certain details as he goes along. He then comes back to you with a free, detailed estimate of the work to be carried out. This document tells you how much the work will cost. You'll also be given the quantity of materials required and their cost. Among other things, the estimate tells you how long the work will take, and what guarantees apply.

Supply of building materials

Once you've given the go-ahead. The service provider buys the necessary building materials. He then builds a temporary shelter to store them safely. This will protect the materials from bad weather and theft. Inventory management ensures that sufficient materials are available to carry out the agreed work. The contractor must keep a reserve stock to avoid any stoppage of the worksite. They need to take into account the progress of the work, the type of work to be carried out, and the lead time for supplies. He must also have back-up solutions in case of stock shortage.

Planning the various jobs

Construction and renovation work requires the involvement of several craftsmen and experts. It's important to plan each one to ensure that delivery deadlines are met. Craftsmen may have other contracts in progress. It is therefore necessary to find a compromise and ensure their availability when the time comes. They must be able to work immediately when they arrive on site. In this way, they avoid falling behind schedule, which could extend the duration of the work.

General masonry

EPC Travaux carries out all your general masonry work, from small-scale masonry to structural work.

Facade renovation

EPC Travaux can help you with all aspects of your facade, adapting to your needs in terms of deadlines and budget.

Structural work

Are you planning to build, extend or raise the height of your property? Our skilled workers, specialized in structural work, will take your project in hand!


We support you from A to Z to renovate the interior or exterior of your home.

Finishing work

EPC Travaux works on a wide range of projects: electrical, plumbing, insulation, painting, heating...

Swimming pool

Planning to build a swimming pool? EPC Travaux is also a specialist in the construction of your swimming pool.

What are the different verification points concerning the company?

Before signing a contract, make sure the construction company is reliable. There are several points to check:

A company specializing in the building trade must operate legally. It must be able to provide all documents justifying its entry in the commercial register. You are entitled to carry out further research using online tools. In this case, use the SIREN or SIRET number on the quotation. This information is mandatory. This gives you recourse in the event of a dispute, such as unfinished work or faulty masonry.

Checking a company's legal existence also tells you about its financial situation. Some craftsmen and experts are indeed unscrupulous. They continue to practice and use the name of their company even though it has been liquidated or has gone bankrupt. If you find this kind of anomaly, you're opening yourself up to a whole host of problems. The service provider may not be able to honor its commitments due to a lack of financial resources.

A construction company needs to know how to manage its schedule, even when it has several sites underway. You need to be sure that a team is available to carry out your construction or renovation work. Your contact must be able to guarantee that the work will be carried out smoothly and on schedule. You need to be able to contact him quickly, or meet with him when necessary. During your meetings, you'll note whether he's really focused on your project. If he's absent too often to take calls, it means he's overworked. In all likelihood, your work is sloppy or unfinished.

The most reliable craftsmen and experts always enjoy a good reputation with their customers. They are happy to recommend them to friends and family. They also leave positive reviews on social networks and discussion forums. You can consult them to get an idea of the service provider's professionalism and reliability. You can also ask for references. He will provide you with the contact details of his customers. You can contact them directly to find out more about the construction company. A serious contractor can also take you on a tour of current projects. This gives you an idea of how he works and the quality of his work.

It's always best to entrust foundation, masonry and other structural work to a specialized company. You also need to be sure of its expertise in this field. A company that has been in existence for several years has carried out numerous projects. Its team masters the various techniques required to carry out quality work that complies with current standards. You can call on the services of a serious company with complete peace of mind. Among other things, they can propose solutions tailored to your project. This applies to the choice of materials used to erect a wall, to limit heat loss or guarantee its durability.

Thanks to its years of experience or attention to detail, a construction company can obtain a qualification attesting to its know-how and reliability. There are numerous quality labels, including AB5, NF Services and Qualibat. These are awarded by third-party organizations. They verify compliance with all the constraints required by this sector of activity.

Whenever possible, entrust your renovation or construction work to a local company. You'll need to compile a list of companies in your town or region. You can then compare them on the basis of cost, quality of service and completion time. Your choice is important, as it determines the additional costs involved. These cover the team's travel, accommodation and catering.

Building and civil engineering companies are required to take out various types of insurance for their activities. You can request a certificate to make sure you have the right coverage. This means you don't have to pay for any repair work. These cover damage caused by craftsmen during the course of their work. Insurance cover also applies in the event of faulty workmanship or deterioration detected in the work carried out by the craftsmen.

The company

Are you planning to build or renovate a property? Are you looking for a reliable company to carry out the work? Then you've come to the right place!

Established in the Bouches-du-Rhône region since 2007, EPC Travaux is a company specializing in the construction of single-family homes, as well as the renovation of houses and apartments. We work throughout the Bouches-du-Rhône and neighboring departments: Var, Alpes-Maritimes, Gard, Alpes de Haute Provence, etc.

Thanks to our young, dynamic team, we're committed to providing you with the best solutions, and we follow through every project step by step. Our company takes pride in the quality of its work and customer satisfaction.

Our services are aimed at individuals, professionals and investors who wish to benefit from professional expertise.

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