A new roof can boost your home’s curb appeal and improve its protection against harsh elements. Major home improvements like this require proper planning to ensure its success. Keep in mind that mistakes won’t only waste your time but also money.
Here are the worst decisions you can make when planning your roof replacement project.
Not Researching on Your Contractor
Before hiring any contractor to work on your home, you should do your research first. Check their website, read reviews, and ask for references. If someone you know has worked with your prospective contractor, you can also talk to them. Also, make sure that the roofer you will hire is insured and licensed to protect you in case something wrong happens during the construction.
Not Getting Written Estimate
You shouldn’t forget to ask for written estimates when roofers come over for inspection. Getting quotes can help you get an idea about how much a new roof would cost. Also, with written estimates, you’ll have proof and costs can’t increase or inflate in the future, which can affect your budget.
Only Focusing on the Price
Never choose price over quality when choosing a roofing material or contractor. You can end up with a roof that fails early when you skimp on quality. Meanwhile, going for top-grade materials can save you more money on repairs and maintenance costs over time.
Not Signing a Contract
The contract acts as your legal protection against dishonest behavior on your contractor side. Don’t hire a company who can’t present a detailed contract that includes all estimates, outline of the job to be performed, and a timeline. It should also include the payment schedule.
For quality residential roofing services, choose John David Andress Construction, Inc. We offer roof repair, replacement, inspections, and more. Call us at (850) 659-3076 or fill out our contact form to request a quote.