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Never fall for roofing rip-offs

submitted by Ashley Fitch, Legacy Service

Nothing is more bothersome and money draining than realizing your roof has been poorly built. There is a laundry list of problems that can occur as a result of poor workmanship.

Issues such as structural damage, leaks, and interior damage can arise and create a never-ending and money draining roofing project.

Before you make the mistake of hiring a non-reputable contractor, keep in mind to pay attention to what the contractor pays attention to. Finding a contractor that will complete a quality job from start to finish is your main objective.

When discussing your roofing project and needs with the good contractor, they will do the following:

  • inspect the attic and underside of the roof;
  • discuss structural issues;
  • examine the entire area of the roof;
  • answer all your questions clearly;
  • explain necessary procedures;
  • provide a thorough and honest estimate;
  • provide certifications, licenses, references, and insurance information;
  • obtain all necessary permits;
  • provide waste disposal permits when needed.

No homeowner wants to go through the nightmare of a carelessly done roofing job. In order to avoid these scary pitfalls, it is vital to find a contractor that is trustworthy and has great integrity and expertise.

Your roof is the most important structural part of your home, providing you and your family protection. Don’t let unreliable contractors compromise the safety of your home while also cheating you out of thousands of dollars.

If a contractor is showing signs of poor communication and is lacking in credentials, just walk away.

If you are not getting the information needed while they are trying to get your business, it’s highly likely that things will only get worse after you commit to them.

Always remember that anyone is able to give you a good deal. This does not mean that they can also give you superior workmanship.