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Finding a Good Roofer A solid, waterproof roof is an indispensable yet costly part of our home – all the more reason to choose a reputable roofer to install as well as maintain one for us. Here are tips on finding and hiring a good roofer in your area: Seeking Referrals A referral from a neighbor is a nice way to find a good roofer, because it’s likely that they are using the same or a similar roofing. Online reviews for local roofers should also be considered, particularly those who have done the same roofing type you prefer.
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You can also check with your national association of roofing contractors. Member contractors are subjected to strict vetting procedures before being accepted and are also checked every certain number of years. They are required to follow safety and health legislation, get the right public, employers’ and third party insurance coverage, and operate according to the association’s code of practice and reginal/national standards. Getting Quotes
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You must contact no less than three roofers rather than just one. A roofer may give you a quote for a simple project – for example, replacing missing or broken tiles and cleaning gutters – but will most probably want to come and see the site personally. In the roofing business, you may reasonably get issued with estimates rather than quotes. This is because the contractor may be unable to assess the condition of the roof’s sub-structure until the outer covering (slates or tiles) have been taken out. In any case, get quotes or quotes in written form and ensure they cover the cost of both materials and labor. Be cautious of roofing contractors that offer you cash or VAT-free deals. As well, don’t automatically pick the roofer with the lowest estimate. Go back to online reviews or customer references, considering the quality of the survey, the recommendations you are given and the sense of confidence you get while knowing more about the company. It is wise to speak to the contractor for anything on the quote which you don’t totally understand, or maybe to ask why a certain contractor recommends something that the others haven’t, or why one contractor charges lower than the rest. Hiring a Roofing Contractor Before any work begins, you should seek evidence of appropriate insurance. If your job involves a new roof, or a major overhaul of your existing roof, ask for a guarantee. Roofers also have to supply a written contract of works for larger projects. This should cover all details, like unforeseen extra charges, penalties for work finished beyond deadline, workdays and work hours, materials, supply and guarantees, garbage disposal and costs (if any) and what happens if you find work unsatisfactory. Paying the Roofer You have to agree on a schedule for payments before work begins. Don’t be surprised if you are asked for an installment upfront, especially for a larger project. The final installment must only be paid after you decide that you are satisfied with the results, and all the necessary documents are in order.