Getting a new roof is an important project, and you want it to be done correctly the first time. A new roof can improve residents’ and visitors’ safety and the value of the property. A well-maintained roof can last for about 30 years. A GAF Master Elite Roofing Contractor should be used to get the maximum performance from a new roof.
Finding properly certified roofing contractors is one reason why you should investigate a roofing company before hiring them. Consider asking the questions below to find a Master Elite Roofing Contractor when you’re comparing companies:
1. Are you GAF licensed and certified?
Millions of Americans trust GAF roofing products for their homes and businesses. They are North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, and the quality of GAF’s products has made them a household name in both the residential and commercial roofing industries. GAF recognizes that for their customers to enjoy all of the benefits of their high-quality roofing products, they need to be installed by a high-quality, experienced roofing contractor. That’s why they created the GAF Master Elite Roofing Contractor classification. Roofing contractors who carry this title have consistently proven that they have the knowledge, skills and ability to install GAF roofing products in a way that maximizes their value for the customer.
If you are looking for a long-lasting roofing solution for your property that you can depend on, working with a GAF Master Elite Roofing Contractor is the best place to start. This certification is held by just 2 percent of roofing contractors in North America.
2. Do you have expertise in all types of roofing?
Whether you are repairing the roof of your home or installing a roofing system on a large commercial property, it pays to have a Master Elite Roofing Contractor who can handle your project from beginning to end. To earn the GAF Master Elite certification, a roofing contractor undergoes rigorous testing to prove their expertise in all aspects of roofing. They must demonstrate a high level of knowledge and proficiency in all of the roofing solutions offered by GAF: residential roofing shingles and roof deck protection to commercial applications like TPO roofing systems, PVC roofing systems, roof coating systems, etc. To earn the classification of GAF Master Elite Roofing Contractor, a company must show the highest levels of excellence in every facet of residential and commercial roofing. If GAF’s world-class products can be used for it, a Master Elite Roofing Contractor ought to be able to complete it to the highest standards of quality and craftsmanship.
3. Are you insured and can you offer labor and material warranties?
Roofing is dangerous and physically demanding labor. There are hazards on each job site. Less experienced and minimally trained contractors can accidentally damage the project’s property if they aren’t careful. It’s vital to work with a licensed and insured roofing contractor who provides you with crucial protection against property damage, injuries and other accidents that could occur during your project. GAF places an immense amount of confidence in the Master Elite Roofing Contractors by providing them with more than $1 million in liability insurance coverage and comprehensive workmen’s compensation coverage.
GAF offers more than 20 years of roofing material warranty coverage. They only offer this coverage to certified GAF contractors. When you choose a certified contractor for your roof installation or replacement, you get access to these roofing material warranties as well as GAF’s extended labor workmanship guarantee. This guarantee increases the value to your roof by providing generous warranty coverage should your roof fail to perform adequately through no fault of your own. With GAF’s labor warranty, you can have peace of mind knowing that you can get labor and materials free of charge if a serious issue comes up with your new roof within your covered period.
4. Are you a reputable company with a good track record?
Choosing a GAF Master Elite Roofing Contractor is the best way to be certain you are working with a reputable company with a history of quality work and customer satisfaction. GAF takes pride in its certified contractors, and any major infractions, quality issues or severe customer complaints can result in the revocation of a contractor’s status.
For more than 25 years, John Hogan Roofing has given customers top-quality roofing services using premium materials. We pride ourselves on providing homeowners in Clearwater, St. Petersburg and surrounding communities with excellent residential roofing repair and replacement. As a full-service roofing contractor, we also offer roof inspections. Roofing materials we use include asphalt shingles, as well as tile roofing and metal roofing. Flat or low-slope roofing is also a specialty of John Hogan Roofing. Give us a call today to schedule a free estimate on your roofing project.