If you are seeking a professional roofing contractor it’s very important you end up with a contractor that you can count on. As a roof on your home is one of the most critical structures, you will need to make sure that the person in charge of keeping that structure safe is knowledgeable and reputable. Here are some of the top ways that you can evaluate roofing contractors in your area:

Check online reputation:

When you are completing research in the local roofing contractors you should see some of the online reviews. Ask around in your area and see if your neighbors have recently gotten a roofs done as well. You can find someone that has an excellent reputation in the area, it’s likely that you can find someone that you could count on for completing your roof.

Choose a local contractor:

It can often be tempting to go with a larger contracting company that has a wide service zone or that may be coming from an area outside of your own. Choosing a local contractor that can respond quickly in an emergency is a far better option for finding someone you can count on.

Check their insurance and licensing:

Never hire contractors that are unlicensed and make sure that any residential roofing contractor has access to liability insurance and workers compensation.

The lowest price isn’t the best option always:

When hiring a roofing contractor you shouldn’t always go with the lowest quote, sometimes it’s a much wiser choice to spend a bit of extra money and get her new roofing system that’s installed by a quality contractor. By doing a bit of follow-up research with a roofing contractor you can have confidence knowing that the people you’ve hired for completing your roof are the best ones for the job.

This post was written by Reggie Reed! Reggie is a state certified roofing contractor and co owner of Reggie Reed Roofing, a roofing company in Pinellas County. He is a 4th generation roofing contractor. RR Roofing offers a wide variety of roofing services for Residential homes, apartment complexes, condos, commercial buildings, churches and more. Reggie enjoys dedicating his spare time to helping underprivileged youth in his community and traveling with his family and friends.