In case your roof has problems such as leakage, cracks etc., it is time for you to fix it. Investing some time to know more about roofing is important. If you do not have adequate knowledge in this regard then there are chances that the contractor might deceive you in terms of money and time. Hence, it is very much important to know the basics and yet more in details about roofing before hiring a contractor.
Here are few common queries that you need to ask the contractor before hiring one.
To know whether they have license to do the job
It is important to know whether the contractor you are hiring has a license that is valid in your state, as licensing differs from one state to another. Every state will issue a code and hence, it will be easy for you to check and decide whether the contractor you are interested in hiring is having a valid and up to date license in your state.
To know whether they provide workman insurance
It is very important to check whether the roofing services contractor has insured his workers. This is important because if any of the workers is injured or meets with an accident in the owner’s property then you are not liable to pay and bear the medical expenses. It is now mandatory by law that the contractors have to insure their workers. However, sometimes the contractor may not get his workers insured as the insurance is very expensive.
The contractor must have general danger problem insurance
It is important that the contractor has general danger problem insurance. In case any damage is caused due to workers and the contractor’s fault then the owner does not have to bear the brunt. In such case, the contractors are liable to bear the expenses.
To know complete details like address and full name of the company
It is very important that the company and address is known and registered. If you are not aware about any of the details then ask for it. If any of the details is unknown to you then it is time for you to look out for another option.
Find out if there will be any subordinate contractor working on their behalf
If there is a subordinate contractor who will work on their behalf then you need to also check the above requirements with them as well.