Quarve Contracting
Tuesday 5 May 2015

How Can You Get Fair Roof Replacement Estimates?

Posted by at 7:19 AM

Knowing you need to maintain your roof is one thing, but how do you go about finding fair roof replacement estimates? You suspect your roof is at the end of its life and believe now it is time to do the replacement. You have to choose the specific materials and the company for the job, but you also want to know that you’re getting the best price on the work as well. Tips for Getting a Fair Roof Replacement Estimate Know the problems the roof is having. If at all possible, have a few different companies come out and give you their estimates for replacing the roof based on their evaluation of the extent of the damage and work that needs to be done. Most reputable roofing contractors will offer you a free inspection. When you have the estimates in hand, you can actually use them to talk with prospective roofing companies and possibly negotiate a price.  There are a number of factors that can affect the cost you're quoted. Consider the price of the products that will be used. This is a big factor, and it may vary from place to place, but you want to get a fair price and high quality materials to replace the roof that is currently on your home. You want something that is going to work for years to come.  If the estimates you get are wide apart in cost, take a look at the materials specified.  Are they similar?  If you get an estimate that's quite a bit lower than the others, it may be based on lower quality roofing. Consider the price that you’re paying for labor. Of course you want someone that can do a quality job but doesn’t want your firstborn child to do it. This can be tricky since some roofers might be more expensive, but they might also have more experience in the field. Just because one is more expensive doesn't mean that they are good for the job or that you should negate them from the equation either. You definitely can negotiate a price with the roofing company you're considering, based on all the estimates you've gotten. When it's time for a new roof over your head, speak with us here at Quarve to find out how our MN roofing company can provide you with the necessary help you need. Not only do we do roof inspections, but we have affordable, agreeable prices for the services that we provide. We are a high quality team of roofers with many years in the industry, providing our knowledge and best work on each and every home we work on. Quarve Contracting, Inc. is a licensed MN exterior home remodeling company serving the entire Minneapolis and St. Paul metro area with roof repair and replacement, as well as other exterior home improvement services.