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Are you looking for roofing estimates?

For new roofs Glasgow, you need to know exactly what to expect during the process of getting roofing quotations. This can be an overwhelming process and to help with that, this article will share with you everything that you need to know about roofing estimates.

You get what you pay for!

Hiring a roofing contractor is just like hiring any other contractor. Before you even start looking for a roofer, you need to know what you want. Between styles and materials, the prices can vary greatly. Think about what you want and need, then present this to each potential contractor. Then, get multiple estimates from at least 3 different contractors with this information. Take the information from the meetings when you get your written quotes to choose which option will be the best choice for your roofing project. It can be a big mistake to choose the cheapest one just because of the price, because often you get exactly what you pay for. There are other things that you need to consider.


Check out the warranty?

That is just a process to find a contractor. However, there are things that you should pay close attention to in the roof estimates before you make a final decision. The biggest thing to look at is liability. Liability insurance is the most important thing that you should be looking for. Reputable roofing companies will have this, meaning that if something goes wrong on the job you won’t be liable for the injuries. You also want to look for guarantees or warranties on the roofing job. Getting a new roof is expensive, so you want to make sure that you are getting the most for your money. See how long the warranty lasts for and what guarantees you have on their work. Good roofing companies will offer a 10-year insurance backed guarantee on all new roofs.


What’s included in the quote?

The next thing you need to pay attention to is the cost of the project, which includes the payment schedule. A reputable roofing company will create an itemised list with the costs, so you can see exactly how much everything will cost, from the materials to the labour costs as well as any additional expenses. It is a good idea to learn all about the materials that they are using for the project. Will they be responsible for cleaning up any mess created from the project? This is also something that you should look for in your project’s estimate.


When can you start?

Lastly, pay close attention to the time frame that the project is expected to be completed in. It is important that they have a realistic time frame for the project, though they may not always be done on the exact day of the estimated time frame. Sometimes things happen, such as weather or unforeseen issues that come up during the project.

If you are getting a new roof or having your roof repaired, it is essential that you choose only a reputable company. They will be the best investment for your roofing needs. They have the knowledge and expertise to get the job done right. If something does go wrong, you will be protected with a reputable contractor on your side.

At Evana Roofing we understand that a buying a new roof can be a once in a lifetime purchase and therefore daunting as you don’t have any previous experience to base your decisions on. A good place to start, before you even ask for a roof quotation, is to check out the roofing companies reviews on an independent website such as Checkatrade. If other customers are happy then it’s a good place to start.

Evana would be delighted to provide you with a free no obligation quote for your new roof. Either contact us here or call 0141 641 2395.