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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!

DO Your Homework

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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10 Things About Roofing You May Not Know!

10 Things About Roofing You May Not Know

Imagine you’ve had a brand new house, built by contractors that you thought you could trust. After living in the house for a month, your roof begins leaking after a rain storm (which are quite common here in Southwest Florida). How angry would you be if this happened to you?

Choosing the right roofing contractors, like West Coast Florida Enterprises or Collier County Roofing, can be a difficult process and there are a lot of things to consider when you’re doing so:

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#10: Is It Time For A New Roof System?

Roof System

This is the 10th installment of “Ten Things About Roofing You May Not Know!which you can download as a free eBook.

Most roofs will last for 15 years or longer; however, your roof’s lifespan could be dramatically shortened by poor installation, a brutal climate (this means you, Southwest Florida!), poor ventilation, poor maintenance, and a variety of other factors. How do you know when it’s time for a new roof system?

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#9: Checking Your Florida Roofers Reference List

Florida Roofers

This is the 9th installment of “Ten Things About Roofing You May Not Know!which you can download as a free eBook.

Contacting homeowners who have hired a contractor in the past is a good way to determine reliability and professionalism. Ask for a list of references. Do your homework and make those phone calls. You’ll be glad that you did.

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