Posted on: 19 August 2019Share
Now that you have noticed the damage on your home's roof, it's time to hire a roofing contractor to make repairs. Here are a few things you should expect from the roofing contractor you decide to hire:
A Complete Inspection
One important service your roofing contractor should offer is a complete roof inspection. Before they even begin working on the repairs that you hire them to complete, they should inspect the entirety of your roofing structure to make sure no other problems are present that you aren't aware of. If you pay to have repairs made while ignoring other problems you don't even know about, you could find yourself spending even more money on even worse problems later down the line.
Having your roof completely inspected before the repair process is started will help ensure that every issue your roof has is addressed at the same time so you can have peace of mind in knowing that your home will stay properly protected for many years to come.
You should also be able to rely on your roofing contractor to provide you with accurate estimates when they show up to inspect your roof. In addition to providing you with an estimate of how much their services will cost, they should be able to tell you how long the repair project should take overall. They should provide you with a written outline of what will happen at your home before and during the repair process.
They'll also let you know how many people will be onsite to work and how many hours everyone will be working on a given day. Further, they can also tell you just how long the cleanup process will take after the repairs have been made so you know exactly what to expect from beginning to end.
While the chance of damage developing or an injury occurring is slim, it's important to make sure that your roofing contractor has the financial protection needed to guard against such risks. Your roofing contractor should have their own insurance coverage so you don't end up stuck with huge expenses if an accident occurs during the repair process.
If your contractor makes a mistake and damages your roof even more than it already is, their insurance policy should cover most if not all of the costs of repairing those damages. And if your contractor gets injured in some way, their insurance will handle the medical costs so you don't have to.