Are you ready to schedule a roof inspection before the spring rain arrives? Or have you already noticed a leak on your ceiling and want to know if you need a roof replacement or repair? Hiring a professional roofing company is one of the best decisions homeowners can make when it comes to their house. Too many times what seems like a small roofing project can quickly turn into a serious and time-consuming project depending on what awaits you under the shingles.
Hiring the first roofer you talk to or find online isn’t always the best choice. Choosing the right roofing company, one that is honest and trustworthy, will result in less stress and a better final project. Here are six tips to help you hire the right roofing company:
Manufacturer designations are a top achievement many roofers strive to gain but few succeed. Manufacturers such as Owens Corning identify the elite roofing companies that meet and maintain high standards of workmanship with special designations like preferred or platinum preferred contractors.
Choosing a well-known local company assures that you don’t get scammed by a pop-up roofing company only around for a few months. Local roofers are also more aware and knowledgeable about codes and have stronger relationships with local suppliers. It’s also easier to connect with local roofing companies if something goes wrong or you have a question a few months after the project.
Look for a company that responds promptly to your initial call, asks questions, and listens to the answers before interrupting you. Lack of communication leads to more mistakes and lack of trust. It is also vital that you only work with roofing companies willing to provide a written proposal detailing the roofing project. Reviewing this is the best way to determine if they fully understand your needs and expectations.
Don’t risk hiring a roofing company that is willing to skip the important things like insurance. Skipping insurance to save money makes them more likely to take shortcuts during the roofing project to save a few dollars as well.
Ask for past customer references and make sure you contact them to ask about the experience. Was the past customer satisfied with the project results? Would they hire the contractor again? What didn’t they like about working with them?
If you have additional questions, contact the team at Bealing Roofing in Hanover PA today.