Mechanical Contractors in Richmond are part of the team involved in construction work. Mechanical contractors are mainly required to install air conditioners, do plumbing and set up electrical systems in buildings as in residence apartments or homes, colleges, schools, offices, etc. A mechanical contractor in Richmond should possess a valid license and should at least be a graduate in construction management. It is very important that the individual should be trained. Mechanical contractors are of two types: Plumbing Contractors, responsible for laying pipes and plumbing work, and HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning) Contractors handle heating/cooling systems. Mechanical contractors ensure that a system is installed appropriately so that the risk of accidents in buildings can be avoided. The work of mechanical contractors is not easy as they have to come in contact with noisy, dirty environment and have to be prepared to work odd hours, as in case of emergencies. The tools used by mechanical contractors are usually heavy and are specially used for welding pipes, laying water system, setting up electrical connections, etc.