How to Choose a Roofing Contractor

    May 24, 2021

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    How to Choose a Roofing Contractor

    So you have reached the point where you know you need a new roof, but who will you choose to do it? Here we will discuss a few key elements of finding a roofing contractor: Licensed & Insured - These are 2 critical components that need to be verified prior to hiring any contractor. This will allow you to protect yourself as a homeowner, should something happen on the job site. Do not just take their work for it, make sure you see actual proof of these credentials. Research Reviews - A lot of companies can talk a good game, but take a look at what their previous customers are saying. The best way to do this is to open a search engine and type the prospective contractor name and reviews. This will typically give you a good idea of what to expect from a customer experience perspective. Ask on Social Media - The usage of social media on a day to day basis is undeniable. When looking for a roofing company, post to your feed, or in local community groups and see if you can get feedback from others. In most instances, someone you know, or someone in the community will have an experience that they can share to help you make your decision. Ask About Warranties - There are different warranties that are offered - For example, manufacturer and workmanship warranties. These are two very different things, and you should be educated on both. Understanding what manufacturer your prospective roofing contractor uses and verifying that contractor understands their warranty, is paramount. Workmanship warranties vary from one contractor to the next, so this is also very important to discsuss.

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