Sunday, July 8, 2012

When Shopping For Roofing Contractors

By Elinor Tran

Reliable Salt Lake roofing businesses know and understand the needs of the modern day homeowner. If you have roof problems they can come to your home and properly see to them. When you choose a contractor it is important to use a business that you can trust. Here are tips for choosing a reputable company.

In Utah it is not hard to find a good contractor. When you search the phone book or Internet for 'Salt Lake Roofing contractors' you should have many to choose from. In fact, there may be so many that making a decision can be difficult. Choose several businesses and check up on each one of them.

Make sure and research every business on your list completely. This is not the time to contact them and inquire about estimates for work. It does little good to receive a very low estimate if the company does shoddy work or does not provide you with a good guarantee.

Your Better Business Bureau is the best place to check on local companies. Choose only business with an 'B' rating or better. Ratings can be as high as 'A plus' or as low as an 'F'.

Your Better Business Bureau takes many things into consideration when they grade businesses. For instance, they award points for the type of business and how long they have been in operation. They also check into proper licensing and complaints filed, and if they have been resolved.

Once you have a list of reputable companies, call them about estimates. Choose at least three Salt Lake roofing companies and use the lowest cost. It is possible that all three companies may be comparable in price. Go with the business that you are most impressed with. They will do excellent work and you will have a good guarantee. You also can talk to your roofer about which materials are best.

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