You might think that choosing the right roofing construction company for you is an easy task
You’d be wrong
Choosing a good roofing construction company is a decision you really want to be careful making. By picking the wrong roofing construction company you are taking a huge risk, a poorly made denver roofing can cause moisture to start accumulating which can quickly deteriorate the structure of the building.
When this happens you’ll have to spend extra and hire a new roofing construction company to not only fix the mistakes that were made but the new ones caused by the moisture when they could have been completely avoided, leading to an even bigger expense. Soon enough you’ll find out that choosing the right roofing construction company can be one of the most stressful things you’ll ever do.
Today I’ll be sharing with you the 3 most important things you need to consider before hiring a roofing construction company:
Make sure you’re hiring an experienced roofing construction company
The last thing you’d want is to have people that don’t know what they’re doing practice in your home, you should always confirm if they truly are experienced before you hire them by:
- Checking their reviews from previous customers: Always check their online reviews first, a big number of negative reviews is a big red flag that can let you know immediately if they can do what they claim.
- Taking a look at their previous projects: These days every good roofing construction company has an extensive portfolio with examples of past projects to show to their clients, viewing their portfolio will help you see what they can do and allow you to picture how your home will look at the end. If the roofing construction company you’re thinking of hiring has a limited amount of previous projects to show you. Beware.
- Asking them to show you a copy of their license: A good roofing construction company will never have problems with this if on the other hand, they are reluctant and evasive to provide you with a copy of the documents it could mean that they are not licensed and are not experienced in what they say they do.
Make sure that you are hiring a reliable roofing construction company
There are some roof contractors that simply are just not reliable, very often they suggest sticking to verbal agreements and insist that contracts are not necessary and that is exactly what you should NOT do. Make sure to put everything on paper to hold them accountable and include even the smallest details on said contract.
Some of the signs you’ll notice on an unreliable roofing construction company are:
- They do the bare minimum: There’s nothing worse than hiring a roofing construction company just to see that they put the minimum effort at the job and then go away. This is some of the worst things a roofing construction company can do to you, these kinds of mistakes not only mean that you’ll have to spend extra hiring someone to fix the poorly made roofing but also the further consequences it could have caused.
- They are hard to contact: They dodge your calls, ignore your emails and evade your messages, and when you finally can get them to work on your project again they don’t spend enough time on your project and leave once more. This could be a clear sign that they give more priority to other projects than yours.
- They are always behind: A big red flag, you notice that the project is not progressing as fast as it should and when you tell them of your concerns they do nothing more than make excuses and delay the deadline just to miss it again in the future.
Always ask for an estimate
You should always ask your roofing construction company for an estimate to ensure their services are within your budget, this can help you avoid inconveniences with your roofing construction company down the road and going over your budget.
Watch out for these red flags when asking for an estimate:
- They try to sell you the estimate: Estimates should always be free. Any roofing construction company that tries to sell you an estimate doesn’t know what they are doing.
- The estimate they give you is not clear: Be alert if you think they might be trying to hide something in an attempt to charge you more than they should. Always ask them many questions!
- The price never stops increasing: Sometimes these increases in price are justifiable, but very often they are not. If you suspect a sudden price increase try to ask for a second opinion.
Choosing a roofing construction company is a very big decision to make, a wrong roofing construction company could potentially cost you thousands of dollars in repairs. Hopefully, I have helped you make the right decision, See you in the next post!