Tips for Choosing a Roofing Contractor

When you are searching for a roofing contractor for your next home improvement project, there are a number of factors you want to consider. We routinely receive many of the same questions from our customers, and thought we would share some ideas you should take into consideration.

First, is the contract you are working with licensed and bonded?

This is an important factor. You don’t want to hire anyone who doesn’t have the necessary roofing experience to work on your home. While you may find someone who can offer a better price initially, a few months or years down the line and you may find a poor repair job or installation can cost you much more than planned.

Is the contractor a member of the BBB?

While a BBB ranking doesn’t necessarily mean the person has the right experience, it is a leading indicator. We are very proud to maintain an A+ ranking with the BBB, with no reported consumer complaints.

Is the company insured?

This is a VERY important item some people overlook. Any roofing company you consider should maintain current insurance, and be willing to show you the appropriate documentation.

Can they do more than just the roof repair?

A lot of times a leaking roof can be representative of other problems–a bad gutter system, structural problems, etc. It is important the person who is doing your repair work be an expert in many areas. Sometimes just patching a small hole is not enough to fix a problem, and could make a situation worse. Be sure to have someone inspect your entire roof for damage.

Are other customers willing to recommend the company?

This is a very important factor in decided who to work with. If other customers are satisfied with their experience with a company, they will be willing to recommend the company to their friends and neighbors. We have always maintained a great relationship with our customers, and this is reflected in the many positive reviews we have received.

When considering your next roofing project, we hope you will contact us and let us show you the Recon difference. We have hundreds of satisfied customers throughout Boston and Massachusetts. We are family-owned and pride ourselves on treating each customer as a member of our family.

Call us today, 617-924-1133, and let us help you with your roofing needs.

-Bob MacKerron