What To Do When There’s a Problem With Your Roof

The best roof repair company in Vancouver can be found online if you know what to look for and what questions to ask. There are a lot of companies with descent websites, but some of them can be a little misleading. The best way to filter through the quality contractors and the fly-by-night operations is to look at the associated local service sites with reviews like HomeStars, Yelp, YellowPages, the BBB, and other industry related association sites.

FaceBook is another place where you can find comments on roof service work. You can find a comments tab on the companies business page at the top, under the big graphic.

Ask Around For Reliable Roofing Company

If you look around your neighborhood you might be able to find a few nice clean roofs that may have been done recently. A lot of people will be happy to tell you about their experience with the roofer they used if you just ask. Think about this for a minute. If someone knocked on your door and introduced themselves as a neighbor, asking about the roof work you had done recently you would probably have no problem telling your story.

If it takes few doors to get a good referral it wight be the best tip of all. Of course if you can call a friend or relative for that kind of advice you might be surprised. Almost every homeowner has had a major repair done on their home if they have lived there for 10 years or more. Pick up the phone and ask, they will probably be happy to give you a referral.

Roofer In Action With A Good Roofing Gun

Never be shy to ask around for advice on a big job like getting the roof fixed. The roof work needed might be as simple as a small patch job to replace some shingles that came loose. A neglected roof can run into the thousands if a replacement job is required, and sometimes a salesman will spin a story to get more out of a job than what’s really there.

There are unscrupulous types that don’t give a rats a$$ about your situation. They are the predators who use slick advertising to catch unsuspecting newbies who have never had to deal with a service contractor before. They will spin a great story, and then cheat on the materials. They might even take shortcuts on the workmanship, leaving you stuck with a serious bill a couple years down the road. By that time the company has folded with no trace or recourse.

We didn’t post the warning to try and make any specific roofing companies look bad, rather we know from experience that too many people have been burned by desperate roofing companies who may be going through a tough time, a lawsuit, seasonal down times, or any number of reasons why they would rather take the money than be concerned about their reputation or your well being.