If you are thinking about having work done on your roofing, whether it be a complete replacement or vital repairs, it is important to plan ahead. Maintaining the roof over your head is essential for obvious reasons and hiring the right roofing contractors when the times comes ensures your home is safe and properly protected from the external environment.
Here are some questions to ask yourself before addressing your roof.
Does your roof need repair work?
Unless your roof is visibly falling apart and there is water gushing into your home, you may not know you have problems. If you haven’t had it examined for several years, you may benefit from hiring a team of expert roofers to assess the structure.
If you notice a tiny leak in the corner of your ceiling and choose to ignore it, it will gradually get worse over time until you are faced with a major issue.
Being proactive and hiring one of our roofing specialists to assess the condition of your roof is a sensible way of identifying and eliminating problems before they get out of hand.
How will I find a reputable roofing company?
Hiring the right roofer is a crucial decision, you’ll want a highly trained, professional business with plenty of experience in the industry. Finding the best roofing company in your area will make the process run a whole lot smoother, here are four methods for locating a competent roofer.
- Consult family, friends, and work colleagues to see if they can recommend a trustworthy roofer.
- Search online and read through reviews posted on websites related to roofing.
- Speak to employees working in your local hardware store.
- Check with other tradespeople to see if they can provide recommendations.
Our dedicated team at Cooper & Williams strive to provide an exceptional service throughout the local community and further afield, we are experienced in all aspects of flat and pitched roofing. You can count on us to repair or replace all kinds of structures from residential properties to commercial premises.
Will minor repairs alone be enough to fix the structure?
There are times when you can purchase roofing supplies on your own and repair minor problems, but for more complicated issues, it is advisable to consult with an expert.
Most people aren’t qualified roofers, so properly assessing a roof should only be done by a skilled tradesperson. If you haven’t been trained as a roofer, you’ll have no idea what to look for when examining the structure.
- Prior to getting out a ladder and climbing up on the roof, you should ask yourself a few questions.
- How often does your roof leak?
- When was the last time you had your roof repaired or replaced?
- Are you having insulation problems that seem to stem from the roof?
If you are looking for a flat roofing specialist to survey your structure, our team of experts are on hand to help.
For more information on our range of professional services, including flooring, don’t hesitate to contact us on 01743 850711, or make an enquiry in our offices based at Forton Heath, Montford Bridge, Shrewsbury, SY4 1HA.