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How to Interview a Roofing Contractor

How to Interview a Roofing Contractor

Clinton Township Roofers and Siding Contractors

If you want to replace your roof or your existing roof needs a serious repair, you are probably aware of the fact that this job should be left to true professionals. The good news is that there are many roofing contractors providing their services on the market. However, this doesn’t mean that all of them are equal. It is very important to choose a reliable, professional and affordable roofing contractor. This may sound difficult, but with the right questions you can definitely select the right one. If you are looking for a roofing contractor for the first time in your life, it would be better to prepare some questions that you will ask them during the interview. We will now highlight some of the most important questions.

Roofing contractor in michigan - Rock Solid ExteriorsFirst of all, you will need to ask them about their experience. If they have been in this business for at least 3-4 years, they should easily spot all the roof problems and come up with the best design for your new roof. A true professional will not force you to replace the roof in case you can extend its life with roof repairs. In other words, a contractor that will explain what is wrong and how they can help you in details is a professional contactor.

Another important thing is to ask them about the insurance and license. A good contractor will be glad to show you their license and/or credentials. This is something that you can check on your own by contacting local authorities. While you are asking them about the license, check their insurance too. A professional roofing contractor takes care of their team in the right way – they have good liability insurance and compensation. Ask them whether they will repair the problem in case it reoccurs after a few months. Don’t forget to ask for a written warranty.

We should not forget that there are different types of roofing, so be sure to ask them about their experience Roofing Contractor with the specific type you need. It would best if you can get photos of some of their previous work with that specific type of roofing.

When will you finish the work is the next question you should ask. As previously mentioned, this is a very important part of every building, so it is crucial to set a timeframe before the process starts. There are cases when roofing contractors provide discount in case they don’t finish the work before the deadline.

If we are talking about your own house, it is a good idea to ask them about their working time. You certainly don’t want to be awakened one or two hours before you actually need to get up of bed.

Finally, ask them about the cost. Keep in mind that in most cases they won’t be able to tell you the exact price (because there are some factors that affect the final price and they cannot be predicted), but you should get an approximate cost that won’t be much different in the end.

As you can see, interviewing a roofing contractor is not difficult and if you do it in the right way, you will save a lot of time and money.

testimonials

Shawn Cerrasco
Shawn Cerrasco
01:43 26 Apr 17
Rock Solid sent Joe to my house 1day after the devastating windstorm several weeks ago. Due to how busy they were, Joe didn't make it to our house until the sun was setting. We thought we'd have to reschedule, but Joe got a ladder and a flash light and headed up onto our roof. He immediately identified the worst spots, and though it was getting dark, he still made sure that those parts were tarped. Joe met with our insurance adjuster, gave us shingle samples and helped us pick the right shingle for our house. Jeremy and his crew installed our new roof. They were professional and courteous. They paid great attention to detail and did a thorough clean up. My husband and I couldn't be more pleased with the work and the look of our home. Thank you!read more
Robert Meitzler
Robert Meitzler
14:38 27 Mar 17
Levi (Owner of Rock Solid) and I have been very close friends for 25 years, so naturally he was the very first person I called when I saw shingles scattered across my lawn during Michigan’s 2nd biggest wind storm in history. He said he would have someone at my house tomorrow to assess the situation, and he’ll personally call me with the results. The following day I had someone on my roof while I was at work, and Levi called me later that afternoon to let me know temporary coverage was applied and that he’ll have someone out at my house about 2-weeks to repair the damage. He was honest with me over phone, describing to me that he needs to focus his resources on those homes in which temporary covering would not suffice and roof replacement was mandatory. Well exactly 15 days later I get a text from Levi letting me know that someone would be out to repair my roof. I was extremely pleased how timely the roof repair was done, accurate to the dates he provided up front. I mentioned in the beginning that I’m friends with Levi as I want to share with you the morals in which I know he stands for. He’s honest, hard-working, kind, fair, and trust worthy and during this situation I got to see all those ethics applied from Levi as a business owner. I would highly recommend Rock Solid Exteriors to any of my family or friends!!!!!read more
Tom Brennan
Tom Brennan
07:22 30 Mar 17
Jason, the salesman, helped us through the entire process of getting our roof fixed after the hail storm of 2016. These guys are pros at what they do. I felt at ease right off the bat. The whole crew has been helpful and friendly, and boy are they fast! I would and have been recommending Rock Solid to help my friends and neighbors after the storm last year. Thank you guys!!read more
Sonia J
Sonia J
20:17 18 Apr 17
My salesman Joe Minauro came to my door to let me know that alot of my shingles were on the ground from the wind and suggested for me to call my home insurance....I am soooo grateful to Joe and Rock Solid, not only did I get a new roof that I did not have to pay for but the customer service, the quality, cleanliness and friendliness of Joe and the crew was awesome. Thank you.read more
Jana H
Jana H
10:11 08 Jun 17
We had a great experience with this company! They worked hard for our business giving us an amazing deal on our siding. Our home looks fantastic now. The workers were quick polite and professional. They did an amazing job. We couldn't be happier.read more
Scott Henson
Scott Henson
03:47 14 Jun 17
I needed a new roof and wanted to look a little more into this company because I had a friend use them, and she had nothing but good things to say about the company. I notice that Joe Minauro's name was mentioned in one of the past clients reviews so when I called I had requested him,, Joe promptly responded and scheduled a appointment with us, then after we started going over everything with him you would have thought we were Joe's only customers , but I knew this not to be true his phone was ringing none stop. Joe has been very attentive and we felt taken care of through the whole process. Thanks Joe!read more
Nannette Mercier
Nannette Mercier
12:57 28 Jun 17
Kudos to this company and the crew! They took my tired looking mobile home and made it look like new. I had siding and gutters replaced. What a great experience from the initial visit with the sales representative to the installation crew. Very professional, when the job was done they put everything back in my flower bed, my grill back and even my trash cans. Then I noticed they fixed a loose board on my steps. I highly recommend them.read more
Melanie Whitehead
Melanie Whitehead
15:30 20 Jul 17
Rock Solid is just that, a rock solid company who do a great job. The owner, Levi, is an honest and honorable man. They do great work and I would suggest them to anyone looking for any exterior work. Thanks Levi and company!read more
Ruth Pisani
Ruth Pisani
15:58 21 Jul 17
Nathan from Rock Solid worked with me..Everything went smoothly and the crew, office staff all a great bunch of people. From start to finish clean up. I wish I could give them more than 5 stars.read more
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