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How to Find the Right Roofing Contractor for Your Home
Whether you’re looking to repair or replace an existing roof, choosing the right roofer for your home can be a daunting task. After all, the roof is one of the most important components of any house and having an experienced and reliable contractor on the job is essential. However, by following these tips, you can find a roofer that suits your needs and do so with confidence.
Do Your Research: The first step in selecting a roofer contractor is to do some research. Start by asking friends, family, and neighbors for recommendations. Also use online resources such as Google reviews or BBB to read testimonials from customers who have worked with certain contractors in the past. This will give you a better idea of who has experience with projects like yours and which companies are reliable.
Check Credentials: Once you've narrowed down your list of potential contractors it's time to check credentials. Make sure that any company you consider is properly licensed and insured—this will protect both you and the contractor from any liabilities that may arise from accidents or other issues during the project. Additionally, ask each contractor for proof of worker’s compensation insurance—this is required by law in many states for them to operate legally.
Request Quotes: After verifying credentials it’s time to get quotes from each potential contractor for your project. Make sure that all quotes include detailed information about materials used, labor costs, warranties offered, and estimated completion date. It's also important to ask questions if there are any details that you don't understand or need more clarity on before making your decision. Be wary of any contractor who refuses to provide written estimates or quotes that seem suspiciously low compared to competitors—these could be signs of questionable practices or subpar workmanship.
Conclusion: Selecting a qualified roofer contractor doesn't have to be challenging if you know what steps to take before making a decision. Start by doing research on potential contractors, then verify their credentials and request quotes before finally deciding which one best meets your needs and budget requirements. By taking these precautions now, you can ensure that your project goes off without a hitch once construction begins!
Is Your House Ready for Winter
Having your roof inspected prior to the winter season is an important preventative measure. By doing so, you can identify any potential issues and take steps to address them before the weather takes a turn for the worse.
As an Owens Corning Platinum Preferred Contractor, we can help ensure that your roof system is functioning properly and make sure that components such as a drip edge, ventilation system, ice & water barrier, starter strip, underlayment and ridge cap are installed correctly.
Our team of experienced roofers also install high quality Owens Corning Duration shingles and add a professional finish by laying hip & ridge shingle. Get ahead of winter and inspect your roof today!