When you start your search for a roofing company, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with your options.
There are many roofing companies across Australia that offer similar services, but it is important to remember that you do get what you pay for. Slick Rick from down the road might give you a great deal… but how much might it end up costing you in the long run?
Here are some things to look for when choosing a roofing company!
Seeing a small number can be extremely tempting when it comes to choosing what company to go with. Everyone wants to save money where they can, but doing so can bring with it some very expensive risks.
Check the Warranty
Some cheaper options do not offer a solid warranty that will hurt your hip pocket in the long run, particularly if the reason they are less expensive is because they have less experience and are using lower quality materials. It is also important to carefully check exactly what the warranty covers you for. Some companies offer extravagant warranties of 10 years for restorations, but when you break them down the amount of stipulations means there not really worth the paper they are written on.
Hire Someone With Experience
A highly trained professional contractor will have the experience and knowledge to make decisions and judgement calls to give you the best end result. Inexperienced tradies may not pick up on certain things until later in the process and have to backtrack which can be costly and time consumin
Look for Contractors that Have Strict Quality Control Protocols
A good contractor will follow stringent control protocols, so you have peace of mind knowing that all materials used have been tested to withstand the harsh year round Australian Conditions.
Look for an Established Contractor
Sometimes cheaper contractors just want to get the job done so they can move onto the next one. When you hire an expert contractor, they will likely care about the quality of the job. Ensuring that each job is completed to the highest quality standards that will reflect positively upon their business. Moderns always inspects work after it is completed, there is nothing more important than a satisfied customer”
Ensure They Are Accredited
There are a lot of cowboys in the roofing industry, make sure the installer/company has the appropriate state accreditation – The Modern Group is part of the MBA, HIA and BSA which means our installers work to a code of ethics that protect you as the consumer.
Make Sure They Take Appropriate Safety Measures
Is the company providing a fall-safe system for the installer. If the roof is more than 2metres of the ground work place health and safety needs to be taken into account. Moderns Provides this to all applicable jobs. Most home improvement can come with a risk, that risk increases if the job involves being on a roof. Accidents can happen at anytime and if a contractor is offering a bargain price, it may be because he is uninsured. If someone was to hurt themselves while working in an uninsured environment, it could become very messy for all involved.
So Who Should You Pick?
With all of the above in mind, finding the right company to complete your roofing services can be intimidating.
The Modern Group have been Australia’s go to roofing specialists for over 40 years. From minor roof repairs to major restorations and replacements, we are the full service roofing experts you can trust.
Save yourself the hassle and headaches of going with the wrong contractor and give your local Modern service team a call today on 13 11 78.