Welcome To YHE Roofers
Roofers are people who will lay or fix your roof or repair them in the event of damage. Ideally one will need roofers when they are constructing a new home or perhaps repairing their roof either in the process of renovating their home or repairing some breakage.
The process of hiring a roofer is not exactly an easy one and one needs to be aware of certain things before they hire a roofer. This is important because hiring the right person for the job guarantees the job gets done well and also according to your satisfaction. Also, you do not want to hire a wrong roofer and then have your budget or planning go haywire. Now that you understand how important it is to find the right roofers, let us begin with the questions we need to ask when interviewing prospective roofers or roofing companies.
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The very first thing you need to check for in a prospective roofer is whether he has the required roofing license, roofing liability and insurance.
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These are the basic prerequisites and while every state will have their own set of requirements in terms of roofing licenses it is still mandatory that a person have a roofing license to work as a roofer.
How to Choose a Roofing Contractor
Such a roofing license will give you the peace of mind and the confidence that this person is a professional in this particular line of work. Similarly, a roofing liability and insurance will protect you from any claims made as a result of any injury or even damage to property and even cover for any mishaps or accidents. In the event you are talking to a local roofing company then in addition ask for such details like the hours of work, time to completion, their prices, etc. and based on the responses you can decide whether the company is professional and whether you want to do business with them or not. You can also call up a few of the roofing companies in your area and make a note of all these details and then go with the best fit.
Here is what you need to consider when selecting roofers or a roofing company:
1. Experience – Past experience as a roofer is essential as this will ensure your job gets done to your satisfaction in the hands of a professional.
2. Portfolio – This will give you a fair idea of what the roofer is capable of and a list of references will ensure the roofer has done a good job previously.
3. Price Quoted – Compare the price quotes of various roofers and roofing companies. This will give you a fair idea of the current market prices and also help you weed out those who quote exorbitant rates.
4. Relevant Knowledge – While you may know nothing about roofing you can still Google around for some general information and then use it to check how knowledgeable you prospective roofer is. This will help you identify and hire someone who is knowledgeable about the latest techniques, technology, materials, etc.
Doing the above will ensure you will have done your background check right before hiring any roofers and also will help you keep a tab on the work being done on your roof.
Commercial Roofers & Types of Industrial Roofs
Industrial Roofers are companies that can supply and construct roofing systems for all types of buildings in the commercial and industrial sectors.
These buildings will include:
o Leisure centres : Schools and colleges
o Shopping centres
o Commercial offices
o Industrial warehouses
o Farm buildings
Industrial roofers will also provide roof and wall systems to new build, refurbishment and repair projects.
Some of the roofing systems available can include:
o Flat roofing
o Roof sheeting and cladding
o Single ply roofing
o Felting and water-proofing
Roof sheeting and cladding services consist of single skin, double skin, composite panels and overlay systems, and they may also carry out end lap refurbishment for deteriorated sheeting, which is a popular treatment for applying to sheeted and cladded buildings.
Most roofing companies will be able to refurbish all types of existing felt roofs, and can offer two, three and five layer built-up felt roof systems. These are refurbished or renewed with the application of torch-on felts or high tensile felts. There are numerous methods of water-proofing systems and they can be applied if requested. Other types of roof treatments such as EPDM may also be applied if requested.
Health and safety issues are vitally important, and it is a joint obligation between the client and the contractor to comply with all the legal requirements. Industrial roofing services adhere to the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Construction Design and Management Regulations of 1994.
There are numerous types of roofing and related components and some of these will include:
o Slate & Tiling: Felt & Asphalt: Lead work: Fascia & Soffits: Barge boards; Guttering
Other services that may also be available from industrial roofers may include, roof light replacement, storm damage repairs, emergency repairs, moss removal and insurance claims.