Top 10 Things To Look For In A Quality Roofing Company


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It can be a daunting task to find a quality roofing company. Here are some simple tips to choose the right roofing contractor for you.

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Top 10 Things To Look For In A Quality Roofing Company

  1. 1. Klaus Roofing T:719.290.5239 Top 10 Things To Look For In A Quality Roofing Company 1.Locally Owned andOperated-Makesuretheroofing companyhas a physical presence and history in your city/ state. Often times roofers will travel out of state(storm chasers) toaknown hail storm area. They may not be licensed in yourstatetoreplace roofs or back up their warranties once they leave thearea. 2. Licensed in Your State-Being licensed ensures that theroofing companyhas met therequirements for that statetoproperly install your roof. Some states don’t require aroofing company tobe licensed. This means that they could have just recently become a roofing company without theexperience required toproperly replace yourroof. 3. Experience-Having experiencein the roofing industry is crucial. They will be familiar with all of thelocal codes andmethods of construction. This also allows roofing companies to develop long relationships with thebest trades in the industry in order toprovide you with thebest quality job done right thefirst time. 10 ormore years experience is adefinite plus. 4. Warranties-Mostsolidroofing companies provide a labor warranty. Usually it’s a 1-year warranty that states if anything goes wrong on your roof due tofaulty workmanship, they will fix it for free within the first year. Lookfor a companythat has 5 year warranty or longer and beware if they don’t provide one at all. 5. Preferred Vendor-Someroofing companies havea higher status in the industry due totheir ethics, customerservice and business practices. They can obtain these with manufacturers like Owens Corning, GAF as wells as
  2. 2. Klaus Roofing T:719.290.5239 others. Askfor their level of status with thesesuppliers. They aretypically members of various roofing organizations as well. 6. Insurance Claim Specialist-Working smoothly with insurance companies is a must. Sometimes thereare unexpectedissues that arise during yourproject. A great roofing companywill be able toensure you get everything you need filed under yourclaim even if something unforeseen happens after your initial claim. 7. Properly Insured-A $1M Generalliability insurance (GL) is coverage that can protect you from a variety of claims including bodily injury, property damage, personal injury and others that can arise from business operations. Some companies haveworker’s compensation or havetheir trades supply it. Asktosee a copy of theGL at the point of sale. 8. Contractor Skills-Manyinsuranceclaims require a variety of trades to complete thescope of work. Having contractorskills usually ensures that they know construction and will be able toapply that knowledge to completing the items in theinsurance estimate. They also will have along list of qualified subcontractors todo thework. 9. References-Checktoseetheir rating on the BBB, Angie’s List and other social media sites like Facebook, TwitterorLinkedIn. Ask tosee if they have reference letters as well. 10. Trustworthy-Makesurethat they do not usehigh-pressure tactics to make you sign a contract first without thesupport of proper documentation mentionedabove. Make sure they have a defined outline of how they go tobusiness with you. Oncethey have proven this, gowith your gut. Klaus Roofing's Informationto the: Top10 Things To Look For In A Quality RoofingCompany
  3. 3. Klaus Roofing T:719.290.5239 1. Locally Owned an Operated-‐ Yes! In Colorado Springs, CO. 2. Licensed in Your State-‐ Yes! We are licensed with the RBD. License #21388 3. Experience-‐ Yes! Over 22-‐ years combined experience in theHomeImprovement and Roofing Industry. 4. Warranties-‐ Yes! 1-Year WorkmanshipWarranty 5. PreferredVendor-‐ We work closelywith several suppliers like Owens Corning, GAF, Tamko And Malarkey 6. Insurance Claim Specialist-‐ Yes! We work closelywith all insurance companies so that your claimwill go as smoothlyas possible.Companies like USAA, Farmers, State Farm and LibertyMutual to name a few. 7. ProperlyInsured-‐ Yes! $1M-2M General LiabilityInsurance with Starlight Insurance Inc. and ColonyInsurance. Here is our Certificate. 8. Contractor Skills-‐ Yes! We haveContractor skills and can complete allitems on your insurance claim. 9. References-‐ Yes! We are on BBB,Angie's List, Google+, PPRBD, with many satisfied customers, and reference letters upon request. 10. Trustworthy-‐ Yes! No high-‐ pressure sales. Due to years ofbeing in theHome Improvement Industry, we have alldocumentationto help you feel comfortablewith choosing Klaus Roofing.