What to look for in a Residential San Antonio Roofer

Working on a home building or renovation project always seems like a fun task when you first start, but when it comes to carrying out the renovation, do you know what to look for in the professionals you’re hiring? 

If you’re building a home and need a roofing contractor or need a roof renovation, it’s essential to hire the most capable professionals for the job. 

Your roof is the shield of your home. It protects you from the elements and environment and adds to the structural stability of your home. A faulty or poorly put-together roof can lead to leaking, damage, and even injury to those living inside. 

Here at Stephens Roofing, we value honesty, integrity, and professionalism, which is why we are writing this article to give you advice on how to find the best roofer for your project.

Scope of Work

There are different types of roofing professionals. Some work on solely commercial roofing and those that work on residential roofs. You will find that some do both (like us), but you want to make sure they are skilled to do the job at hand. For example, a commercial roofing contractor might not have the correct experience, skill, style, or material connections to help you with your roofing needs. 

Certifications and Licenses

You want to work with roofers who have experience, skills, and training for the job. Therefore, when doing your initial search, it’s crucial that you look for certifications and licenses that represent the scope of work you are looking to get done. 

Eliminate any that don’t showcase their credentials or licenses directly on their site. 

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When searching for “residential roofers near me” and find some that can do the job, you want to interview multiple and not just choose the one who has the most excellent website. You want to meet with them and decide if they fit your needs and project. 

Here are a few questions to ask during the interview:

  • How long have you been in business?
  • What is your education/experience?
  • Do you offer financing?
  • How many roofing projects have you completed similar to the one we are looking to do? 
  • Can you help us to make sure the design is structurally sound for our home? 
  • What insurances/licenses/certifications do you currently have? Do you have proof of them? 
  • Do you offer free estimates?
  • How long will my project take to complete?
    • Understand that they will give you a rough estimate because things could change during inspection/construction 
  • Do you have customers that I could speak to?
  • What steps do you take to ensure the safety of your work/home and family? 
  • Are you able to take care of any permits/allowances needed in my neighborhood? 

After asking these questions and feeling satisfied with the responses and the overall impression of the roofing candidates, you should move forward with the right roofer for the job

Doing due diligence can save you time, money and help you avoid dangerous situations. 

Work With Stephens Roofing 

For over 38 years, we’ve worked with businesses and homeowners in the San Antonio area on their roofing and remodeling projects. 

We pride ourselves on the professionalism, skills, and experience we provide on every job, large or small. 

We offer free estimates and financing for your project and guarantee our work. Our goal is to keep your family and business safe while also providing energy-efficient and zero-maintenance roofing systems. 

Once we install or repair your roof, our partnership doesn’t end there. We will follow up and inspect, maintain and fix whatever is needed. No longer will you have to worry about going up on your roof to patch or add a new shingle; give us a call, and we will be there to help. 

Connect with us today to set up a consultation and free estimate!