Did you know that it’s safer for homeowners to hire a roofing contractor than to do the work themselves? It’s true. Roofing work is one of the most dangerous home repairs and one of the most prone to accidents. If you’re planning on replacing your roof or repairing it, it’s in your best interest to hire a reputable contractor instead of trying to tackle this messy job yourself. Read on to learn about 5 reasons why you should hire a roofing contractor rather than doing it yourself, including information about how much it cost, what tools and materials you need, and more.
You’ll stay out of harm’s way.
While a leaky roof is something that needs to be dealt with, it’s best to leave the repair work to the professionals. If you don’t know what you’re doing, you may make the problem worse, and you may injure yourself in the process. Roofing work is extremely dangerous due to the high risk of falling. When a contractor is working on your roof, they’re using a safety harness in case they fall. You, on the other hand, don’t have that protection. You also don’t have the experience to know what you can and can’t do safely. Plus, when you’re up on the roof, your insurance company may not cover you if you get injured. Roofing contractors, on the other hand, have insurance to protect themselves and their customers in the event of an accident.
You’ll get better quality work.
When you hire a contractor, you’re getting a team of specialists. A roofing contractor who does nothing but roofing all day long. A siding contractor who does nothing but siding all day long. They have crews of specialists who know what they’re doing, who have seen all kinds of roofs and homes, and know the right way to tackle your roof or siding problem. You, on the other hand, may be a jack of all trades, but you’re not an expert in all those fields. You may be able to do some of the work, but most people aren’t able to do it all. That means you may not put the right materials in the right place or use the right tools. Your work may not be up to code, and your roof may not last as long as it should. If you’re not an expert in the field, you may not know what’s code and what’s not. Your work may not last as long as it should, and it may not be up to code either. It’s always better to have experts do the job right the first time.
It’s more cost-effective.
When you hire a contractor, you’re hiring a team that’s been working together for years. They have years of experience, so they know what to expect and how to tackle each job. Plus, they’ve already gone through the work of getting the proper permits, so you don’t have to do that work. You also don’t have to do the research to find a contractor, and you don’t have to find the right materials or tools. You simply give them the job, and they take care of it.
You won’t sacrifice quality when you hire a contractor.
Due to homeowners’ concerns about quality, contractors have been raising their prices for years. This is an issue if you’re trying to tackle the job yourself. You simply don’t have the experience to know what materials and tools to use. Plus, you’re not a licensed contractor, so you don’t have the right insurance to protect you in the event of an accident. When you hire a contractor, they have the knowledge and experience to use high-quality materials on your roof and siding. They know the right way to do the job, and they have the right insurance to protect themselves and you in the event of an accident.
You can breathe easily knowing the job will be done right.
When you hire a contractor, you have someone who is responsible for the work. They have a team of specialists for each part of the job, so they’re not trying to do everything themselves. Contractors have reputations to uphold, so they’re going to get the job done right. They have their reputations to uphold, so they’ll do their best to get the job done right for their customers. They have their license to uphold, so they’re not going to risk their business by cutting corners on your roof or siding job. They have their insurance to uphold, so they’re not going to risk their coverage by cutting corners on your roof or siding job.
When you hire James R. Maxwell & Associates, you’re hiring a team of professionals who have years of experience and training. They know how to get the job done right, and they can do the job faster and cheaper than most homeowners can. JRM roofing and siding can get your roof replaced or repaired quickly and easily, without you having to risk injury or waste money. We will handle everything from start to finish, including cleanup and hauling away your old roof materials.