How To Find A Competent Roofing Contractor

Roofing ContractorWhen it comes to performing a roofing project such as an emergency roof repair job or a re roofing service, there’s an abundance of things that can go wrong. The contractor may get injured, damages may be inflicted upon your house as a result of incompetence on the contractors part and you can be injured yourself, if the contractor uses cheap materials that do not last. Therefore, it’s highly recommended that if you need a roofing repair service that you not only seek a roofing contractor, but a competent, professional roofing instructor. Here are some tips to consider, when it comes to doing just that.

Certifications

One of the first things that you need to ensure, is that your contractor is licensed, bonded and insured. By doing this, not only will you receive quality services from a certified state approved professional, as far as insurance goes, if any damages occur to your property or a contractor as a result of an ongoing project, you will be protected from any legal obligations that may arise as a result of such.

Experience

Certification does not equate to competence, successfully completing projects does. One of the other signs you should look out for is the amount of years that the roofing company has been in establishment. The reason being is that, in order for any business to thrive, year after year they have to deliver a good product or service, if not, then like the 98% of businesses that close down in their first 2 years, they would cease to exist. Shelton roofing as accumulated an invaluable amount of experience when it comes providing quality, affordable roofing related services. Established in 1943, we have literally been serving the community for several decades.

Reliability

In some instances, you may plan to contact a roofing contractor in the foreseeable future for a special project. In some instances though, an emergency may arise, such as leaking roof. As such, due to this emergency, you may need a roofer as soon as possible. One of the other things you should look out for is reliability. You need to evaluate the company’s policy pertaining to emergency repairs. At Shelton Roofing, one of our ultimate goals is to establish a long term relationship with our clients. As such, we firmly believe that the only way we can do this is to provide, professional, competent services in a time efficient manner. Regardless of the structural properties of the building, we can dispatch a roofer upon a moment’s notice and place that project on our special priority list, to ensure that the inconvenience that you experience during the leak, is short lived.

Flexibility

Some roofing contractors may only specialize in a particular service such as an emergency roof repair job or just a re roofing service. But, chances are, you may need additional servicing as well, such as a gutter installation and a roof repair job. Therefore, instead of scrambling from one roofing company to the next, it’s highly recommend that you utilize a company that offers a variety of roofing related services, so that you can utilize them for any particular service that you may need in the present or foreseeable future. At Shelton Roofing some of the services that we offer, include:

  • Roof replacements
  • Re-roofing
  • Roof repair
  • Roof Flashing
  • Gutter installation and repairs.
  • Emergency leak repairs.

If you have a special project in mind, or if you need a situation pertaining to the structural properties of your roof that needs to be assessed, contact us at our website at Shelton Roofing, or call us at (408) 837-0388, for a free estimate.