What you should know when selecting a commercial roofing contractor

When you select a commercial roofing contractor for commercial roof repair, it is important to meet with them and ask several important questions.

Certified: One of the most important things to verify is that the commercial roofing contractor is a certified professional. You can check that a roofing contractor is licensed by visiting the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation’s website. The person who is licensed by the state should play a key role in the daily operations of the business. When you meet with the roofing company ask who the license holder is and about their role in the company. Selecting a Commercial Roofing Contractor

Years in Business: Another way to identify a reputable commercial roofing contractor is by how long they have been in business; new companies or one that has recently changed their name, may be less credible.

Warranty: The work that your commercial roofing contractor does should be warrantied, and the roofing manufacturer should also provide a warranty for any roofing materials used.

Employee Training/Certification: Another inquiry you should make is about safety training and certification of the company’s employees. Often times the business may be certified but the employees are not. A good commercial roofer will continuously train and certify their employees on proper safety techniques and installation procedures.

Insured: You will also want to make sure that your commercial roofing contractor is insured. It is important that the roofing company has workers compensation and general insurance. Before you sign a contract with a company you will want to verify this documentation. Go online to the Texas Department of Insurance to verify that your contractor has workers compensation insurance; this protects your company from any liability.

Referral/Repeat Business: Another way to select a commercial roofing contractor is a way many people select a residential contractor, by identifying how much of their business is repeat business and how much is from referrals. If a client is truly satisfied with a company they will recommend them to a friend or use them again. A good commercial roofing contractor will have a portfolio and references to back up their work; check their portfolio to see if they have completed jobs similar to yours. If you have any questions about the type of job you need completed be sure to ask. If the company can’t answer your questions they may not be the right partner for the job.

If you are looking for a commercial roofer in Dallas that is certified and insured with experience in roof asset management and leak service, call Centennial at 972-223-1765 or visit us online.