Roofing jobs are no small task, and seeking out the right roofing company is not either. The first step to a successful experience is to find the best local roofer you can. No matter why you are looking for a new roof, whether it be hail damage, looking to sell your home and increase the value or address some leaks, you want value for your hard-earned money. Here are a few tips for hiring the best roofing company in New Freedom, PA.
Choosing a local contractor is always the better choice when it comes to your home improvements. Local roofing contractors understand the local requirements for building codes and permitting. They also have established relationships with area suppliers.
Roofing contractors must meet certain criteria to be factory-certified. Yes, there are certain things we must do to get and maintain our designation as an Owens Corning Preferred Contractor. Being certified is a sign of a contractor’s quality of work and available warranties to back that work up.
Do some research on the contractors you have on your list. The Better Business Bureau and Angie’s List are two valuable resources to check contractors in your area. Google reviews are also a great source for finding out the experiences of past clients.
Check for proper licensing
Most states have licensing requirements for contractors performing construction or home improvements. Ask to see these as well as proof of insurance coverage. A dependable contractor will provide you with copies of these without hesitation. Be forewarned; if a contractor is unable or refuses to provide this documentation, you can face some serious headaches down the road if you need to have repairs done to their work.
Get a warranty
A warranty is probably the most important part of a roofing job. This covers you in the event of any unforeseen issues down the road. All the precautions in the world can be taken and, sometimes, things still happen. Protect yourself and your investment by ensuring your roofing contractor provides an extensive warranty to cover workmanship and materials.
Don’t be pressured
Avoid any contractors who try to pressure you into working with them. If you are eligible for an insurance claim due to home damage, make certain the contractor and your insurance company agree on the scope of work and cost. There are “storm chasers” out there who come into areas, find work, complete the job quickly, and are never seen or heard from again. As noted earlier, hire locally with a company that has an established presence in the community.
At Bealing, Roofing & Exteriors, Inc., our commitment is to you, and we think that will show in our pricing, methods, and workmanship. Give us a call and find out why so many are choosing Bealing when hiring the best roofing company in New Freedom, PA.