5: DON’T Let Roofing Costs Be Your Only Consideration

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This is the 5th installment of  Do’s and Don’ts of Roofing – For YOU the Consumer!” which is available as a FREE download.

Often, the best roofers are in such high demand that they don’t have to consider price competition. The incentive to hire this roofer is not the roofing cost, but the quality of work and peace of mind. However, another incentive may be an agreement to work with you down the road if you experience any problems with your roof.

If you drive too hard of a bargain with your roofer, you may be sacrificing quality of workmanship or materials. Considering that your safety, well being, the security of your belongings, and your basic human need for shelter is at stake…saving a few dollars is not worth the sacrifice of a quality roof, which is why roofing costs shouldn’t be your only consideration.

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4: Before Hiring a Cape Coral Roofing Contractor, DO Make Sure You Get What You Paid For

Before Hiring a Cape Coral Roofing Contractor, DO Make Sure You Get What You Paid For

This is the 4th installment of  Do’s and Don’ts of Roofing – For YOU the Consumer!” which is available as a FREE download.

Make sure that the materials you are paying for are actually being used on your roof. In addition to roof covering, some of the accessory materials will include:

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3. DON’T Hire Unscrupulous Roofing Contractors

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This is the 3rd installment of  Do’s and Don’ts of Roofing – For YOU the Consumer!” which is available as a FREE download.

What defines unscrupulous you ask?

Well…this is basically anyone who does not have your best interest in mind.

The company you are working with should be able to easily show that they are a legitimate company, and have taken every measure to ensure that the work is top quality, with highly qualified professionals performing the job.

Here are a few things to look-out for to avoid hiring an unscrupulous roofing contractor….

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2. Before Hiring a Naples Roofing Contractor, DO YOUR HOMEWORK!

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This is the 2nd installment of  Do’s and Don’ts of Roofing – For YOU the Consumer!” which is available as a FREE download.

Too many Naples Florida Consumers and Roof Buyers think that getting two or three (and sometimes 8-9!) estimates is enough research – well that just won’t cut it! It’s not “Quantity” here that matters, it’s “Quality!

Do some homework – on roofing systems, roofing installations, roofing companies, and roofing technologies! You will be surprised how sophisticated roofing can be! Be careful, it’s not for the faint of heart!

The best way to tackle this “homework” is to sit down for a day and research online, browse a variety of websites, forums, and reviews. You may also want to consider talking to friends and co-workers that have built homes or had a roof replaced in Naples.

To give you a little “jumpstart” on your research, we’ve listed some of the most popular materials used for Naples roofing, and provided a very brief description. However, you should research each material, and find out the pros and cons for each. Here’s what we found….

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1. DON’T Assume! Get an Inspection Before you Get a New Fort Myers Roof

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This is the 1st installment of  Do’s and Don’ts of Roofing – For YOU the Consumer!” which is available as a FREE download.

You should never buy a new roof without a professional roof evaluation FIRST. Before you spend thousands of dollars on a new roof, make sure that you actually need a new roof!

Ask an honest and reputable company to provide a free roof inspection. Many times, we are asked to provide a quote for a new roof, only to discover that the existing roof actually has a longer life than the owner anticipated.

The life expectancy of a Fort Myers roof varies depending on a broad range of variables and factors. Each of these components will help determine the life expectancy of your roof………

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Before Hiring a Bonita Springs Roofing Company, Consider These Do’s & Don’ts

Bonita Springs Roofing - Old Wood Shingles (Photo courtesy of Flickr User MaryTClark)

The climate in Bonita Springs can be brutal on roofs especially if you have a wooden shingle roof. Between the relentless sun, incessant summer rains, and potential hurricane force winds in late summer/early autumn, your roof takes a beating!

If your roof is cracked and leaking and you’re considering repairs or a full roof replacement, before you thumb through the yellow pages or search for any ole’ Bonita Springs roofing company online, consider this: Your roof is the most important part of your home or business!

Why? Because it’s absolutely vital to the safety and security of everyone and everything inside your home or office building which makes proper installation that much more important.

I realize that it may not be possible for you to always be there during every step of the installation. Even if you were, you may not know what specifically you should be looking for.

So, to help ensure that your roof will be protecting you and your belongings for years to come, I have highlighted a few key Do’s and Don’ts that you should bear in mind when having a roof installed.

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Naples Roofing Company Constructs the Metal Roof on the Golisano Children’s Museum

Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples

If you’ve ever been searching for a Naples roofing company that’s able to carry out your vision of constructing a unique roof for your new home or business, please visit the Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples (C’MON) and check out their new roof! This was one of our most recent projects. Not to toot our own horn or anything, but as a business owner, I’m pretty darn proud of the work that my guys did on this unique, multi-colored metal roof.

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