Tips for Finding a Roofing Contractor

If you have found a leak or have been told that you have hail or wind damage on your roof, you  will need to find a roofing contractor. Rather than searching for “emergency roof repairs Denver CO,” consider the following tips to find a great contractor.

Referrals and Research

Your homeowner’s insurance may be the most valuable referral you receive because their distribution amount may be based on their contractor’s pricing. However, you may also ask friends, family and coworkers if they have had work done on their roofs and who their contractors were. Local building contractors will also know about roofers and how easy they are to work with.

Verify your prospective roofers’ contact information, and then search for them on the Better Business Bureau. Look for their ratings and whether they have any outstanding disputes. Then, contact the local chamber of commerce. Finally, you may read online reviews and testimonials.

Inspection

You will want to get quotes from several roofers, so ask them to come out and inspect your roof. Observe your contractors. Do they inspect every part of your roof, including your flashing and any chimneys or other protrusions? How do they speak to you? Are they respectful, and do they answer all your questions? Also, did they answer your calls or return your messages promptly?

Quotes

Get a detailed quote, including removing old roofing materials, supply costs and installing the new roofing materials. There may be contingencies in your quote for replacing … READ MORE