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Three Tips for Hiring a Roofing Company

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After strong storms, some homeowners will need to have their roofs repaired or replaced due to wind or hailstone damage. To make sure that you’re hiring a reliable roofing contractor, follow these tips to find a roofer that you can trust.

Get Several Bids

Don’t hire the first contractor who gives you a bid on repairing or replacing the roof of your house. You should get at least three bids from companies before hiring a roofing company in Torquay. In addition, don’t select a bid because it is the cheapest; read the bids closely to find the company offering the best value in terms of price and services.

Ask to See Credentials

A good roofing company should be able and willing to show you information regarding their licensure and insurance. Any business that does work on your home should have liability insurance to cover damages done to your property or someone else’s by a roofer.  For instance, if a roof tile is thrown to the ground and it breaks a car window, the company should have insurance to cover the damage.

Carefully Read Contract

Before signing a contract with a roofing company, review it to ensure that everything you were promised is included in the contract. Also, refer to their bid to make sure that the costs are the same as you were promised. If there are discrepancies between the estimate and the contract prices, ask why and consider another company if the explanation doesn’t make sense.

By following these tips, you can find a reliable roofing company when repairs or roof replacements are needed.


 

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