I really like to hear from the owners of other roofing companies. Here’s a question I recently received about their roof salesmen and the difficulty they have getting them to knock doors…
The email addresses aren’t qualified. Usually they’ve been harvested, even if it’s from a legitimate source like The Kennedy Guide to Executive Recruiters. Consequently a large percentage bounce back, and for those addresses that are legitimate, your resume is viewed as spam, and more often than not, simply deleted.
Since you’re going up on your roof anyway to do work, clean the gutters while you’re there. Sometimes a leak can actually be the result of backed-up gutters. Try cleaning them out and then hose down the roof – if the leak doesn’t reappear, you may have actually solved the problem.
Yet another benefit of having one of the roof replacement Arlington Heights in Ottawa install a metal roof on your home is the many different styles and appearances that you can choose from. A metal roof can be made to fit any design. If you decide to go with asphalt roofing, your style options will be limited. It’s important to understand that your metal roof doesn’t have to look like a metal roof. People looking at your home will not be able to tell what material you used for your roof unless they are roofing experts.
If you’re counting on your roofing company to supply you with a batch of fresh leads every day, don’t be surprised if the owner announces a special Saturday morning meeting where you find out he’ll charge you 5% more to help pay for the leads.
Safety should be your number one priority when working on your roof. You can be seriously injured by attempting to fix your roof under severe weather conditions. Put a bucket to catch the water until the rain stops, then get up on the roof to find the problem.
Installing a new roof isn’t an easy job. It’s something that takes training and skill. Hire a quality contractor when you need a new roof installed or are in need of a serious roof repair.