Whether it be a roof repair or a full roof replacement choosing a specialist can seem like quite a daunting experience.
We have put together the key issues you need to consider when choosing your roofing contractor:
Ensure that the quote or estimate for the work is given to you in writing – detailing what is included.
Bear in mind that ‘estimates’ for refurbishment work can change once the contractor has removed the main covering (e.g. tiles/ slates) to expose the sub-structure underneath.
A reputable roofer will keep you informed throughout the work.
Check for proper licensing and insurance.
Make sure the roofing company hold appropriate public, employers’ and third-party insurance and that they comply with health and safety legislation.
Reviews and Recommendations
Check what previous customers have to say, Checkatrade is a great resource to find out what experience previous customers have had with the company in question. You can find reviews and testimonials on many online platforms such as Facebook, Yell, Google and Checkatrade.
When looking for a roofer the aim is to find an experienced company with positive reviews.
Check that the roofer belongs to a trade association.
I.E. Checkatrade/ Trusted Trader
Endon Roofing are accredited with CHAS (The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme) which is a pre-approval scheme, which allows contractors to demonstrate to potential clients that they meet the required health and safety standards.
Does the roofing contractor offer an insurance backed warranty?
Remember that even the best contractors can go out of business whereupon their own guarantees become worthless, so make sure you will be covered.
You should never pay in full upfront!
It is reasonable for a deposit to be paid to confirm the work; however, a trustworthy roofing company will not request full payment before the work has commenced.
With so many companies offering flat roof services it’s important you have confidence in the people working on your project. Visit the ‘our work’ page to see our most recent projects or alternately, chat to one of our roof experts by calling 01924 270 822.
We look forward to being of service.