We’ve put together a list of the top ten reasons why many commercial roofers end up being a bust and clients are not satisfied with the service rendered. If you follow these guidelines, you’ll be able to find a reputable commercial roofer easily and be happy with the job.
- When you call the Better Business Bureau to check on him and they tell you to hold him and that they’re calling the police!
His reference list is his cousin Frankie who used to work for him.
There are seven trucks in your yard with seven different state license plates.
Of the eight workers on your roof, seven have the same social security number.
When you bring up the word warranty his reply is that there’s no need to get the law involved.
His scope of work begins with the words, “trust me, I’ve been doing this for years!”
When asked if he has insurance and a $5 million umbrella, he hands you an expired auto insurance card and tells you that you can buy a Totes umbrella in Target for a lot less!
He believes with all his heart that asphalt roof cement is a “miracle in a can” and can repair any type of roof!
Their service department consists of asking “Smitty” on the roofing crew to run over to your property and smear some roof cement around.
The logo on his truck says he’s an expert installer of roofing, sheet-rock, gutters, siding, carpentry, plumbing, driveways, landscaping and roof canals!
As you can see, just like in every industry, some roofers look for the easy way out and slack on workmanship, customer service, or sticking to requirements. However, not all hope is lost, and there are plenty of honest roofers out there waiting to assist you.
If you choose a reputable commercial roofing contractor (whether it’s for a service or new installation) like MJT Roofing, we’ll be there every step of the way from your first phone call to delivering the warranty and beyond. Doing it right the first time.