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Tips on Hiring a Roofer Who Meets Your Needs

When planning for a roofing project, make sure that you are going to work with a qualified and professional team. The performance of your roof system does not only depend on the materials you use. The skills and knowledge of your roofer pretty much determines the quality of roof installation, which is crucial to the efficiency and durability of the roofing material.

In this post, Kearns Brothers share some tips on hiring a roofing contractor that meets your needs.

Ask About Their Roofing Experience

Ensure that your roofer is experienced in the type of roofing to be installed. You can ask for proof like photos of their past projects as well as reviews from previous clients. This will give you an idea about the quality of work and service that the contractor is capable of delivering. Also, you might want to inquire about the roofing products that they typically use. Make sure they pass industry standards. And if you have questions about certain materials, don’t hesitate to ask. A good roofer should be able to give you an answer that’s easy to understand.

Check Their Qualifications and Credentials

Make sure that the business is operating legally and they are qualified to perform the tasks that you need them to do. Generally, roofers who can handle roof replacement jobs can also do roof repair. But just to be safe, ask about the specific service that you need and check if they are really capable of doing that job. Ensure that they are knowledgeable and qualified to work on the specific style of roofing that you want.

Make Sure the Company Is Insured

Your roofing contractor should have workers’ compensation and general liability insurances. A workers’ comp is designed to protect workers against accidents and injuries that occurred while doing their job. If your contractor does not have this type of insurance, you will be the one who has to pay for the medical bills of the workers in case they get injured during work. Meanwhile, general liability insurance covers your property if it gets damaged by your contractor.

Kearns Brothers has been operating since 1986. We provide a range of home improvement services including roofing, exterior siding, windows, gutters and more. Call us at (888) 203-7077 or fill out our contact form to schedule a virtual appointment. We serve customers in Dearborn and Detroit, MI.

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