For this article let’s discuss the process of attaining great roofing services. For many the prospect fills them dread and confusion. There are many reasons for this such as cost, time, materials, competency, trust, and a host of other factors. For many homeowners the biggest obstacle is the answer to the question Where do I start? If you are like most people you will begin by contacting a few contractors, setting appointments for them to come to your home and present estimates and listen to the sales pitch of the representative. You may start by doing a Google search online and calling the first few companies that pop up. Or you may start by using a home service website such as Angie’s List or HomeAdvisor. In today’s world this is certainly an efficient way of getting several people at your door vying for your business. In the Myrtle Beach area there is certainly plethora of contractors out there that refer to themselves as “roofers”. The fact is that many of these so called roofers love to target homeowners who are ill-informed. The key here is to educate yourself about the reputation and the level of professionalism of any company who aims to do any sort of work on your home or business.
It is a well established fact that for the majority of people price is the number one factor that they consider for home improvement projects. But should price alone be your deciding factor? Many people have the mindset that “a roof is a roof”, unfortunately this is a common notion that needs to be dispelled. It is also a lesson that many homeowners have had to learn the hard way by selecting the cheapest price from a company that simply does not possess the expertise to perform work of the highest quality, or to install premiere products that will last for years and years to come. The simple fact is that roofing is not a zero sum game. There is a significant amount of disparity out there in the results that you may receive depending on who you choose.
For this reason is imperative to do your research on every contractor. You should begin by asking the relevant details from the company itself. A reputable and competent roofing company will always be glad to provide you with references and examples of past projects. They will be proud to present you with all of their credentials, licenses, and insurance information. Lastly they should be proud and willing to explain to you the quality and features of all of the products that they use as these can vary greatly across the industry. The best contractors will be preferred and certified installers recognized by the manufacturers themselves. Ask the representative of a roofing company to provide these to you. Once again they should be willing and proud to supply this information.
Another factor to consider is the company’s reputation as given by previous customers. Most commonly this will take the form of testimonials online. It is important to consider the opinion of others who have used their services, these statements come directly from members of the community and for this reason have significant value in helping to inform your decision process. To reiterate, roofing services are not the same across the board. Your home should be placed in the hands of true professionals who value and stand behind the work they perform.
Do your homework. Research each company, confirm their credentials, read the reviews of previous customers on Google, Facebook, and other sites, and lastly contact these previous customers for yourself to hear directly about their personal experiences. Keep this information in mind when you are in need roofing services for your home or business and remember that the relevant factors to consider are professionalism, time in service, and product quality, not necessarily price alone.
With that in mind, we would Like you to Know that United Contractors Roofing has been in business for 15 years and in that time we have served thousands of home and business owners in residential and commercial roofing projects across Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, Conway, Surfside, Socastee, Carolina Forest, Murrells Inlet, and Pawleys Island. We invite you to check out our reviews online, and we invite you to contact us at (843) 455-4350 for roof repairs or replacements. We stand united to serve you and we look forward to showing you exactly why we are the most positively reviewed Myrtle Beach roofing Company.