Choosing the right roof installer

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Having a roof installed is one of the biggest projects a Charlotte or Concord, NC homeowner will have to deal with, and one of the ones that most needs to be done right. This means finding the right roof installer.

There are several ways to learn about a roof installer, and you should use all of them. You can ask your neighbors, and your friends and family who live in the area, who they would recommend and if there is anyone they recommend you avoid. You can also ask any installer you talk to if they have a list of previous customers you can contact. When you focus on a particular installer, dig a little deeper. Find out how long they’ve been in the area. Ask about their bonding, licensing and insurance.

Looking on the Internet

Then go online. The installers themselves will have Web sites in which they not only talk about their businesses, but post testimonials. All of these will of course be from satisfied customers, so look for a company that was able to get a great many of them to post. Check the website of the Better Business Bureau. If a company doesn’t have a rating in the A range, you probably shouldn’t use it. Google Places is a review site you can look at to find out what other customers have said about roof installers. See which installer in your area has the most positive reviews. Other sites with reviews include Yahoo Local, Manta, Merchant Circle, Angie’s List and If you find a negative review, see if the installer left a response to it, and what the installer said.

An installer can show you the different styles of roof available and explain the pros and cons of various building materials, from the most inexpensive (synthetic shingles) to those that are costly but long-lasting (metal and slate). When planning the building of the roof, the installer should be able to set a schedule that will cause minimum disruption in your life, and stick to it. The process of replacing a roof should take one to three days. Look for a roof installer who will do this without leaving any shingles or other material lying around the yard.

Choosing the right roof installer for a Charlotte or Concord, NC home

Advanced Roofing and Exteriors are the best roofing contractor in Charlotte and Concord, NC. They have won the Angies List Super Service Award twice. This family-owned company is also an Owens Corning preferred contractor and a member of the Home Builders Association of Charlotte. They will give you a free estimate, plan their schedule to fit your own, and provide the materials themselves. Whether you need a new roof or need to repair an old one, call today.