How to Choose a Professional Roof Contractor
Here are some tips on how to pick the right contractor.
When you have a leak in your roof, you often feel like finding a contractor must be done quickly. And while there is truth to that thought, it’s even more important to make sure you don’t just hire anyone. You want to make sure you have a trustworthy contractor.
Because Texas does not have state licensing, anyone could decide to be a roofer. That’s why doing research, asking for references, and making sure you feel comfortable and safe with the contractor you’ve chosen is extremely important. The first thing you should do when considering a contractor is researching them as a member of the Better Business Bureau.
Once you’ve crossed this off the list, make sure the contractor you’re considering provides you with a “hold harmless” affidavit. This form provides protection for both parties and clearly sets guidelines so no information is withheld.
Checking social media for references is another step to ensuring you have the best contractor available. Look for reviews on Yelp and Google, check out the companies Facebook and other social media accounts, and even ask the company for several references.
Finally, look at their address. This can be telling on their validity as a grounded company. If you see a P.O. Box address, the company could be an individual working out of their garage or pick up truck. Just because someone claims to be a roofer and can get a job totaled with your insurance company does not mean they are qualified to install a roof system.
While we love to support entrepreneurs and self-starters, it’s important to have a roof contractor you can count on for years to come. It’s always devastating for customers to find that their roofer wasn’t properly installed and the roofer has left town.
At Joe Hall Roofing, we provide high quality products and services for customers in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex. With years of experience and continued education in the evolving technology in the roofing industry, we work with customers to ensure excellence and efficiency.
The first tip for ensuring you receive the highest quality in terms of products and services is to protect your property. With so much stress of having to find a roof contractor, once you find someone who you feel can sufficiently roof your home, you need to consider the actual process of roofing services.
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