How to Choose the Right Roofer for Your Roof Replacement

Your roof is one of the most important parts of your home, so it’s no small task to choose the right roofer when you need a replacement. 90% of the U.S. roofing market’s value and volume are roof replacements, according to Roofing Insights. This fact shows just how popular roof replacements are, so if you need to replace a shingle roof, you’ll be able to find many professionals for the job. Read further to see how you should choose your roofer.

Get Recommendations

Start by asking people you trust for recommendations. Check with family, friends, or neighbors who had to replace a shingle roof. If they’ve had a good experience with a roofer, they’ll be more than happy to pass on the name. If you can’t get any recommendations, look for roofers online.

Ask for Quotes

A list of quotes will give you a good idea of how much the job will cost and what kind of services you can expect. Make sure to get quotes from at least three different roofers so you can compare and contrast. Keep in mind that the lowest quote is not always the best option.

Check Their References

After you’ve received your quotes, it’s time to start narrowing down your options. A good way to do this is by checking their references. A reference check will give you a better idea of the quality of their work and whether or not they’re reliable. You can also check online reviews to see what other people say about them.

Check With the Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau will let you know if there have been any complaints against the roofing company. Check to see if the company has BBB accreditation, which indicates that they’re a reputable business.

Check for License and Insurance

Before hiring a roofer, ensure they’re licensed and insured. Insurance protects you if something goes wrong, and licensing shows they’re properly trained for the job. You can usually find this information on their website, or you can ask them for proof. Any reputable company will be happy to provide you with proof of their licensing and insurance.

Get Everything in Writing

Get everything in writing. This includes the job price, the timeline, and the scope of work. Keep all the paperwork in one place so you can easily find it. With organization, you can easily find documents when you need them.

When it is time to replace a shingle roof, making sure you choose the right roofer is crucial. Use the tips above to find a reputable roofer who will do a stellar job. Give us a call today at Roofworks to get started with your roof replacement.

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