There are a lot of roofing contractors out there who can do an acceptable job on your roof. With basic care, in most cases you can weed out a bad roof repair company. Checking references, insurance, licensing and how long they have been in business are good indications. Some roofers are great because they go the extra mile to do a great job. Finding these is a little tougher.
Here are a few tips to finding a great roof repair company:
A lot of roofers just look at the top of the building or house, and often they make a good judgement about what is needed. A great roof repair company will inspect the attic. No one likes surprises, and even a contractor does not want to find major problems once they have stripped off the roof. Leaks may also not be evident from outside, and will be found with an attic inspection
It can be part of the attic inspection, but a great roofer makes sure the ventilation is in good shape. That will make the roof last longer, and help it to hold up when there are extremes in weather. If an attic is not properly ventilated, it can be fixed with the new roof, and therefore could be part of the estimate when preparing for the job. Not having the roof ventilated adequately can also void a manufacturer’s warranty, so if the shingles go bad, the owner can be out of luck.
Have a plan
Homeowners hate surprises when work is being one, and contractor’s don’t usually like the idea of facing an irate home-owner when they have to explain why the cost is going up. A great roof repair company will have a plan for what will happen if something bad is discovered once the old roof comes off. A great roofer would explain the possibilities to the owner, and what the plan is if problems are discovered after work begins.
A great roofer will also take pains to not cause problems. They will take pains to protect your flowers, grass, shrubbery, and anything else that could be damaged. They will have a plan to protect your property as materials come off your roof. No doubt some things will fall where you wish they would not, but a great roofer will take precautions to keep that to a minimum.
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