Planning is a critical step in roof replacement as it enables you to have an overview of the entire project and handle your budget in the smartest way. You should work closely with your roofer when drawing up a plan for roof replacement. But while you are still in the process of looking for the right contractor, here are a few things that you should avoid:
Not Getting a Written Estimate
Without a written estimate, you are possibly putting yourself at risk of being taken advantage of by the company. Since there is no official quote from the contractors, they can easily increase the final cost of your project or add hidden expenses to your bill. Furthermore, before accepting any quote from roofing contractors, make sure that they have actually visited your home to carry out an inspection. This way, you can be sure that they have a basis for their proposal and bid.
Choosing the Lowest Bid Without Checking the Specifics
It can be tempting to go with the lowest bid to your project. But before choosing the roofing company that gave you the cheapest quote, make sure that the prices are still reasonable and realistic. Low pricing could mean various things. It could give you a low-quality roof or incomplete services. So, make sure to check what’s included in the quote, and ensure you are actually getting a good deal.
Not Signing an Agreement With the Contractor
It’s important to have your agreement with your contractors in writing. A contract ensures that they are legally obligated and committed to you, so they can’t run away if they have done a poor job or caused some type of damage. A written agreement also helps prevent misunderstandings, miscommunication and any sort of ambiguity between you and your contractor.
Bradford Xteriors has been in business for over a decade. We are committed to providing excellent workmanship to each of our clients, whether their project is about siding installation or roof replacement. Call us at (614) 483-6215, or fill out our contact form to request a free quote. We serve customers in Upper Arlington, Columbus and Dublin, OH.