When faced with the difficult task of maintaining an apartment building, overseeing a new roof replacement can be a challenge.  To help get you through the process, it is important to work with a trustworthy roofing contractor. Here are 6 great questions to ask your roofing contractor to determine whether or not the company is a good fit for your apartment building roofing project.

1. Do you have insurance?

Each roofing company should offer its own liability insurance or worker’s compensation. Otherwise, your property will most likely be found liable for any injuries sustained by the roofers during the roofing process. Ask to see insurance certificates, and always call the company if you have any suspicions.

2. Can you share a local portfolio with me?

Always read reviews of the roofing contractor before you make a decision and ask to see examples of their work. You may be surprised to hear just how many contractors vanish, leaving you behind without the roof you paid for.

3. How do your prices compare to other roofing contractors?

You always want to find a good combination of cost-effective and high-quality. It is often a mistake to hire a contractor simply because they are cheap. In the long run, you will find yourself paying more for maintenance and repairs. You are better off paying for superior roofing quality.

4. How long will the project take?

If there are any pressing deadlines that you are working within, it is best to communicate that with your roofing contractor before the project begins. Ask for a specific timeline so that you can convey the projected timeline with the apartment residents.

5. Are you going to return my phone calls?

Unfortunately, many roofing contractors are not experts in communication. This often leaves customers out in the cold, wondering what they should do. A good contractor will get in touch, ask questions, and respond to any fears you may have about your project. You should never be left to wonder what is going on.

With the assistance of a high-quality roofing contractor, you can ensure that your roofing systems are maintained to perfection.  You need to hire a roofing contractor that you can rely on.

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