With plenty of information and instructional videos that you can find online, it’s understandably tempting to attempt roofing repairs without prior experience. Many homeowners see the tools they need, the clear instruction from professional roofers on video, and how to determine certain issues in the shortest time possible by giving it the best visual representation possible.
However, DIY roofing can get as expensive as hiring roofing professionals. For example, buying all the tools and equipment necessary to climb your roof costs as much as three days worth of roof repair materials and labor. Thus, if you’re willing to part with such an amount, we highly recommend working with professional roofers instead because lacking experience can lead to equipment malfunction, poor process execution, and other factors.
Trusting your roof to professionals gives you guarantees on both materials and labor. All Farmington, CT, roofers are fully certified and qualified to provide you with top-notch roofing solutions that come with lifetime material warranties and two-year labor warranties on average.
DIY roofing skills are still excellent to have, especially during storms and roofing emergencies. Roofers can’t address your issues immediately if you’re still queued up, so you can repair your roof with your skills and tools quickly. However, this doesn’t happen very often, making roofing professionals the better choice in most cases.
Air Roofing has an excellent post about using professionals for roofing below.
Choosing the right roofing contractor to carry out roof repairs, inspections, installations or restorations on your home is essential. Your roof is one of the most important elements of your property when it comes to functionality, protection and its overall value. By putting your trust in experienced, qualified professionals, you can have the peace of mind that your roof will be repaired properly. Below are some important factors to note when choosing your roofing contractor.
Qualified and Licenced
Hiring licenced, qualified, experienced and insured tradespeople is always important. DIY work is unsafe and unreliable. Qualified and licenced roofing contractors know the ins-and-outs of the roofing industry, so you can be sure that no minor details are being overlooked and no corners are being cut. With an in-depth understanding of the best practices in roof repairs, you know you’ll be getting the best possible advice and solutions.
Proven Track Record
Plenty of experience and a good track record of successful projects is something else you should look out for when choosing a roofing contractor. These days you can find testimonials on websites, Google and social media accounts. There’s no better way to gauge the professionalism and credibility of a roofing contractor than by seeing how many satisfied past customers they have.
Choosing a local roofing contractor is a good idea for multiple reasons. A good experience of the local climate and other factors unique to the area allow them to make better recommendations in materials and their approaches. Choosing a local expert also means that if anything goes wrong with the project, they’re close by. (Continue reading to learn more)
If you have yet to find a dependable roofer, you can always count on us at Slavin Home Improvements for all your needs. Contact us today to learn more about everything that we can do for you.