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Commercial Roofing in Houston, TX – Avoid the Wrong Contractor

Jamie Ndungu - Thursday, March 15, 2018

Whenever a rather treacherous storm rolls through, you will almost always run across an unfortunate story of someone of was in need of roof repairs being taken advantage of by someone who presented themselves as a professional and expert roof contractor. While, here at Longhorn, our trade is commercial roofing, the following five questions can be applied to any trade or contractor other than just roofing contractors that provide disaster relief services. 

Commercial Roofing in Houston, TX –  Avoid the Wrong Contractor

  1. Are they insured and licensed? – Before hiring a roofing contractor that specializes in commercial roofing in Houston, TXmake sure that their credentials are current and in good standing. Make sure that you get a copy of their certificate of insurance, too. Inspect the insurance to make sure that it provides adequate coverage should ever a claim arise. 

  1. What is their safety record? – All professional commercial roofing companies should put safety first. Most will also provide routine OSHA safety training for their crews and it is wise to inspect and make sure the companies EMR, otherwise known as Experience Modification Rates, matches any verbal assurance that they give. A solid EMR history with an average rating under 1 is a good indication that the company prioritizes and creates a safe working environment. 

  1. Specific Commercial Roofing Quote – A roofing contractor will not be able to provide you with a reliable scope of work without having a complete understanding and technical analysis of your buildings roofing system. Before you receive a quote, a genuine professional company will survey the building’s roof using state of the art technology such as infrared moisture scans. Without a complete survey it will only be guess work on the estimate. 

  1. Communication and Accountability – Unprofessional contractors might make an appearance twice. Once, on the first day of the project and the on the last day to deliver the bill. A reliable and professional roofing contractor will communicate often, be at the ready for unforeseen problems, and have readily available solutions when problems do arise. This is possible because the job sites from a reliable and professional roofing contractor will be overseen by on-site supervisors who ensure that the process will go as smoothly and efficiently as possible for the benefit of the customer. 

  1. Available Resources – Even if the roofing contractor you are seriously considering is able to stand up to the first four questions, they might not be able to take up the task that you need done. The very last question you should ask a roofing contractor that you are potentially hiring is to find out if they are equipped to finish the project you need completed in a timely manner. 

Most of the time we will have the ability to spend the time needed to investigate and determine whether or not a contractor is the perfect fit for a job needed. However, times where natural disaster strike, many commercial building owners and facility managers will find themselves forced to make quick and decisive decisions. It is during these times of crisis, where questions like the ones above can come in handy in order to provide clarify and precise answers to what matters in determining whether a commercial roofing contractor is up to the task or not. 

Longhorn Commercial roofing can assist with all of your commercial roofing in Houston, TX needs. Whether you need the work done in a month or immediately, you can count on the expertise and experience from our team to provide you with superior and professional results.  If you need commercial roofing repair or installation services do not hesitate to get in touch with us today to speak with one of our professional team members about your needs. You can’t go wrong when you choose Longhorn Commercial roofing for all of your commercial roofing in Houston, TX needs. 

About Longhorn Commercial Roofing

For many years Longhorn Commercial Roofing has been leading the pack as a top commercial roofing and general commercial contractor company. With impeccable customer service, competitive pricing, superior results and professionalism that is hard pressed to beat, Longhorn Commercial Roofing has been assisting clients across the nation with their construction needs. If you are looking for commercial roofing in Houston, TX then do not hesitate to give us a call.

From the very first day of our inception, we made a rock solid commitment to focus on three primary objectives; superior customer service, competitive pricing and an ethical approach to business practices. With decades of experience under our belt, and projects that span more than 2.7 billion square feet of roofing, your satisfaction is guaranteed. Longhorn Commercial Roofing also offers one of the best warranties in the industry; 20 year renewable warranties for roofs that we install. You can rest assured knowing that when you choose Longhorn Commercial Roofing for commercial roofing in Houston, TX that you are in very capable and professional hands. 

Longhorn Commercial Roofing looks forward to serving our clients with impeccable customer service while being able to promote an ECO-friendly, long lasting, energy efficient construction solution for your needs with commercial roofing in Houston, TX and other general commercial contractual needs. At Longhorn Commercial Roofing our goal at building a better world for not only our clients and their customers but for future generations to come through foresight, innovation and most of all uncompromised integrity is but just a call away.  If you are looking for commercial roofing in Houston, TX or any other related needs then do not hesitate to give us a call today to speak with one of our professional representatives who will answer your questions. 




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