Dr Phillips/Orlando Roofing Contractor, Beware of Scams!
Your roof is a vital component and a big investment for any home or business in Central Florida. More and more people are finding damage to their roof form storms and high winds. The Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Association Inc. are warning of fraudulent roofing contractors and scruples salespeople who prey on vulnerable homeowners who are in need of roof repairs. Over the years, their tactics have become increasingly bold and cunning.
Top 5 Warnings When Hiring the Wrong Contractor to Fix Your Damaged Roof
Be sure to hire a licensed Florida roofing contractor, or
Your new roof may not survive the next storm. Unlicensed, out of state, or general contractors may not be properly trained on roofing requirements per the Florida Building Code. By law, only Florida licensed roofing contractors may replace/repair your roof!
Future damage to your new roof may not be covered by your insurance.
Insurance companies do not need to insure roofs installed or repaired by unlicensed individuals.
The products used to repair your roof may not be covered under warranty. If a manufacturer’s product was installed by an unlicensed individual, the warranty may be void.
Future leaks or problems may be at your expense. Out of state or unlicensed contractors typically won’t return to address issues with their work.
Products used your roof may not be approved for use in Florida. Roofing products in Florida carry a Florida Product Approval number and/or a Miami-Dade NOA and specifies how the product must be installed in oder for a warranty to be valid.
When you need a roofing contractor, make sure they are local, trusted, bonded and insured. Be informed, do your homework and ask questions.
Whether your roof has damage, leaking or showing signs of age, the professionals at Schick Roofing can help you make the best cost effective solution for your roof. We are proud to offer accurate and honest roof assessments at an affordable price.