Your roof is one of the most essential components of your home. Without a properly functioning roofing system, you and your home can become vulnerable to the elements.
Having a proper maintenance routine is always a good thing. However, you should also make sure that you’re leaving this job to reliable and professional roofers.
In this article, Roofing by Curry discusses the importance of finding a contractor you can trust even before you need a roof replacement. We also offer some tips on how you can ensure quality roofing.
Why You Should Find a Roofer Now
Experts recommend finding a roofer even before the need for a complete roof replacement arises. Here’s why: in emergency situations wherein you need to replace your roof ASAP, it may not be easy to find roofers who can work on your roofing on short notice. This can be especially challenging during peak seasons when roofing companies are busy with various home improvement projects.
And whether or not your roof is due for a replacement, it’s often quite advantageous to have a roofer with whom you have already established trust. Since you have already checked their qualifications and you have tried their services for a range of minor roofing jobs, working with them for a roof replacement project will likely be easier for both you and the contractor.
Steps to Ensuring a Quality Roof
Here are some tips to help you ensure quality roofing:
- Make sure your contractor has all the necessary qualifications to carry out roofing jobs, and their employees are covered by workers’ compensation insurance.
- It’s unusual for a roofing company to ask for the full payment upfront. Industry standard typically requires around a 10% deposit or less.
- Set a realistic completion date, and ask for updates as the project progresses.
- You can expect some unforeseen issues, which can affect the final cost of the project. In this case, you can ask them to confer with you if they need to make changes to the original estimate.
The roofers at Roofing by Curry are professional, well-trained, and honest. You can count on us to deliver superb craftsmanship and customer service. Call us at (941) 921-9111 or fill out our contact form to request a free estimate. We serve homeowners in Sarasota, FL.