Roofing contractors are different in terms of their experience, specialization and pricing, but they all need to fulfill certain conditions to be allowed to practice legally.
Here is how to check if the roofer that you want to turn to is legitimate:
- Check the roofer’s license – roofers are required to obtain a state-issued license to be allowed to work legally. To get that license, they need to study for a long time and they also need to pass lots of difficult exams, so a licensed roofer is not only one that can operate a legit business, but also one that is a master of their trade;
- Check the roofer’s insurance – most states require roofers to be insured, more precisely, to carry at least a general liability insurance and a worker’s compensation insurance if they work with a team. Ask the roofer to show you a copy of their insurance policies and check the validity of the document;
- Check references – a legitimate Colorado Springs roofing company will provide a list of references that you can also check. When you get that list from the prospective roofer, do take the time to check some items on the list to be able to get a general idea about the quality of the roofer’s work.