If you're having a roof replaced for the first time, chances are you have plenty of questions. You may have some concerns or uncertainty going into the project. Your roofing contractor, on the other hand, has been through all of this before, several times. If you want to truly enjoy the confidence of working with a professional — and to ensure that your roof is installed to your specifications — you need to communicate clearly with your roofing contractor.
Some homeowners may feel that their communication with their roofing contractor is largely confined to getting the estimate for the project and giving their approval when the roof replacement is finished. But it goes beyond that. You'll need to be in consistent communication with your roofing contractor in the days leading up to the roof replacement, to let them know if you plan to be away from home or not and so that they can let you know if there may be weather delays. When the day of the project arrives, the project manager will be there to answer any questions and let you know of any changes.
Trust and Confidence
A roofing contractor might have years of experience, excellent reviews, and great roofing products. To truly feel confident in your choice, however, you need to communicate with them — and they need to communicate with you. The clarity with which your roofing contractor answers your questions and the promptness with which you're able to reach them will tell you everything you need to know about working with them. If they value you as a customer, and they're committed to your satisfaction, that much will be clear in the way they communicate.
All the Little Details
Don't hold yourself back by worrying that your questions or comments are too trivial for your roofing contractor. This is the roof to your home, after all. You want to be sure that it's exactly what you want and need it to be. Clear communication with your roofing contractor will help make sure that your roofing contractor knows about all the little details that are important to you.
Have any questions for your roofing contractor? Contact Montgomery Winslow today for more information.