Working with a commercial contractor can be a breeze if you choose the right contractor for the job.
Rather than putting time into the project once it becomes a mess, it is smart to find a reliable commercial contractor to work on your roofing projects up front. Here are a few tips to help you figure out which commercial contractor is the right one for the job.
Tip#1: Ensure Licensing and Insurance First
The first and most important step to finding the right contractor is to make sure anyone you consider has licensing and insurance for roofing projects. If they aren’t, move on. You need them to know what they are doing and you simply don’t have time to work with someone who doesn’t. And, you really don’t want to become liable for injuries or other things that could occur, which is why insurance is a must.
Tip#2: Watch for Experience
New commercial contractor companies might do the job just fine, but you don’t have the luxury of testing out new workers. You need a company that can do the job right for sure. That only comes from experience. Hire a company that has years of experience in commercial roofing so you don’t have to worry about being the guinea pig for a new commercial contractor.
Tip#3: Check References
Any quality commercial contractor will have plenty of references to give you, but it is your job to check them out so you can ask what they have to say about the work and inspect some of the jobs with your own eyes. These references can give you insights as to what it is like to work with the commercial contractor for the long haul.
Looking for a commercial contractor takes a little more time and effort than hiring the first person that comes up on an internet search, but creating a long-term relationship with a quality company is worth it in the end. Contact Jewett Roofing Company of St. Louis to ask any questions you have about commercial roofing jobs. We’re here to make your life as a commercial building operator easier by taking care of any roofing needs you have. We can install new roofs, repair old ones, or just maintain them to keep things in working order from the top down. Give us a call and we’ll talk over your needs in detail.