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Tips for Choosing The Best Roofing Contractor For Your Home

Updated: Apr 7

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It’s never easy for a Florida homeowner when their roof needs replacing. Even fixing your roof or doing a minor roof repair can be hard to find the best roofing contractor. However, a damaged roof should be fixed immediately. Even though your roofing repair is a high priority, this doesn’t mean that you should hire the first contractor you talk to. Here are a few tips that will help you choose the best roofing company near you:

  1. Choose a local roofing company. Make sure that the contractor is local. This means that they have an established roofing company and a reputation in your community. Some roofers just install in a town or city for a while, then move on to the next city. They won't be as familiar with local building codes and regulations. These unreliable contractors take advantage of the high demand for roof repair and replacement services after severe Florida storms. Don't let them take advantage of you!

  2. Licensing is very important. You want the new roof and the service being provided to you protected. Therefore, ensure your local contractor is licensed and familiar with local regulations, city roofing permits, and even HOA rules. Safety and licensing are important for both your family and the local roofing contractor.

  3. Get roofing job details in writing. When your roof replacement is complete, make sure that you are satisfied with the result. Make sure that you ask how long the roofing project will take. A reputable roofing company won't hesitate to provide you with all the details regarding the installation of your new roof. They should update you if there are any delays due to materials being back-ordered. In Florida, this is happening quite a bit.

  4. Roofing warranty. If possible, you should get a workmanship warranty and at least a basic manufacturer warranty for your materials. No warranty? Don't choose the contractor. You might want to check with your county regarding his license and reputation.

  5. Communication with your roofer. Did they return your calls and answer questions? Did they follow through with commitments? Make sure you communicate your concerns to the roofing company but if communication is poor, the roofing service probably will be too. Walk away and call Triangle Roofing!

If you want to find the right roofing contractor, try getting local referrals from friends in your community. If you hire a roofing company from your local area, the chance of getting scammed or dealing with quality issues goes down.

Don't forget to look up reviews on local social media or even talk to your Realtor. Honest reviews are important when trying to make a decision on roofing contractors.

Local roofers like Triangle Roofing Ormond Beach will know the local code regulations and rules. They usually have working relationships with suppliers and crews in the area. Contact Joe at Triangle Roofing for your free roofing quote today.

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