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Finding a Good Roofer with Six Questions Finding the right roofer for your home can be tough and confusing. With so many candidates, how are you to choose? The following are six questions you can ask yourself when making a choice: Are they insured? Choose a roofer with liability and worker’s compensation insurance. Ask to take a look at the certificates, and talk to the insurer to confirm their validity. This helps you level the playing field for all bids, knowing that the cost of the roof and the service is partly protected by coverage.
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Are communicating as they should?
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Do they return your calls or send requested documents promptly? Do they send you requested documents? Do they follow through? Communication is paramount to any kind of business. If it’s ineffective, business relationships and project results can suffer. How did you meet them? How you met a roofing company can also be a factor to consider. For instance, did they just show up on your door from nowhere? Be careful. Call your agent and ask for advice. Most of these questionable roofers will claim that you have storm damage, and make you sign a letter of intent. This is a pressure tactic. There’s never a need to sign an intent letter. Go over contracts and take your time reviewing the details. Is their price too attractive to be true? Never choose a roofing company on price alone. We know that to provide quality materials and service, reputable roofers have to pay overhead and proper insurance, requiring reasonable pricing. If they’re working out of a pick-up truck, they’re going to be cheap, but don’t expect them to be quality conscious. Most likely, you will have to spend more on repairs in the future, repairs you could have well avoided if you had paid a little more on a good roofer who could provide you a workmanship guarantee. Will they have you sign a written contract with all key details? Being the client, you have to be in control. Do not pay until the job is completed. You must be satisfied with the result first and foremost. Before the job starts, all terms of payment must be well ironed out. And remember to ask how long the project will take. You need to know the size of their crew so you can tell if the provided deadline is realistic. Are they local? Choosing a local roofer is wise. “Local” not only refers to a roofer with a local scope of operations, but also one with an established and reputable standing in your community. This helps you avoid issues regarding warranty. Any roofer can show you a piece of paper, but note that warranty is only as dependable as the professional or company that offered it.

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