Roof Replacement Checklist
- Get at least three written estimates from licensed
- Show the contractor photos or actual homes
with roofs you like.
- Ask to keep samples of roof shingles so you
can live with them a little while.
- Consider a longer warranty if your budget allows
- Ask for something in writing on how the contractor
will deal with any underlying rotted wood, or other problems that
may crop up, and how this additional work will be charged.
- Get references and check them out.
- Inform immediate neighbors of the approximate
work hours and estimated job duration – give them your phone
number to call if any problems.
- Be present for the work or check on the work
once or twice a day.
- Inform the contractor if you have problems
with workers bringing dogs, playing music, smoking and/or using
- If they're doing a good job, bring the workers
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