A faulty roof can be highly disruptive and result in loss of business. Meanwhile, you can prevent such undesired incidence by hiring a qualified commercial roofing contractor. Here are some of the benefits you enjoy when you hire a professional commercial roofer.

  1. Installation according to your city’s building code
  2. High-quality installation
  3. Cost efficiency and keeping to a budget
  4. Expert’s advice on the best materials
  5. Saves cost such as a discount on materials procurement, installation, maintenance, and repairs
  6. Fast turnaround
  7. Prevention of lawsuits and liabilities
  8. Warranty

 

While you may be tempted to choose any roofer for your commercial roof installation, hiring a professional and commercial roofer will help you to save money and enjoy other benefits. Here are 5 tips for choosing the right roofer: 

  1. Communication

Do not assume that a contractor must have forgotten to send some documents or information to you. A good company will always follow up on their potential clients and maintain excellent communication with them. If there is a communication gap, there is a possibility of having things go wrong when the project begins. Ignore a contractor that does not communicate effectively. 

  1. Documentation

When you have made up your mind about the commercial roofer to choose for your property, ensure that you have a written agreement adequately documented. The agreement must state the scope of the project, the estimated price, and the expected completion date. Other important information must be agreed to and kept in writing.

  1. Warranty

Before you sign an agreement with a commercial roofer for your property, ensure that every part of the project is written. Ask for any warranty provided and what it covers when the new roof is installed. Besides, keep a record of all inspections, maintenance, and roofing repairs. 

  1. Written Quotes or Estimates

After a consultation with a commercial roofer, ensure that all estimates are properly documented. Do not accept verbal estimates under any circumstances. Each item in the estimates should be clearly written to provide a clear view of the project and the expenditure involved. This will allow you to compare the estimates with your budget and fir record purpose. 

  1. Site Cleaning Procedure

You should also verify from the roofer how any dirt, debris, plywood, shingles, nails, etc. will be cleared from the site to prevent people from getting hurt. The contractor should be responsible for cleaning the project site. However, make sure it is agreed on; do not assume anything.

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