Looking for a Roofer?-Here are the Major Questions to Ask them Before Hiring Them
There are some fundamental questions which your roofer should get you answers to before you get satisfied with them to offer you the quality of services you expect with your roofing replacement. By asking the roofer some of the questions below, you will really have improved your chances at handing a deal with a really qualified roofer for your roofing needs.
The question number one; “Do you have a license?”. It is a requirement by law in most of the states that for one to practice roofing as a trade they get licensed. Nonetheless, you will realize that the various states have their varied roofing regulations and as such you must thoroughly know which ones are applying to you specific locality which would thus mean that you do some bit of research on the regulations relevant to your locale. Always and ever in your dealing with the roofers in your locale, try and observe a strict observance of the laws set by the state in the dealings with the roofers. When you have duly met these requirements, you can be sure that you will not stand any risk if something happens to go wrong with the project at any time or even in the future. You must as well be assured that the licenses are up to date.
Question two; “Do you insure your roofers?”. Today, unlike in the past where the roofers with less than three employees were exempted from the demands to provide for the worker’s compensation and liability cover, all of them are nowadays required by law to provide for the compensation and liability covers for their workers. Even though this happens to be the law regarding these professions, there still are some roofers who are not as yet fulfilling this demand and need by the law. Certainly this happens to be due to the fact that to most of them, insurances are still an expensive option to provide for and as such a burden for them to add to the practice. This lack of insurance cover provision by the contractor will expose you the homeowner to serious risks when say a risk occurs when the project is on your roof. Thus it becomes quite important for you to equally give due attention to the insurances availed with the roofers as you also did with their status for licensing. Remember that this can be a sure way to lose your home and you are not of the opinion to lose it that easily.