It is important to choose an experienced and reliable roofer with a roofers insurance who can work on your roof with the quality it needs to keep you and your family safe from everything outside.

You must verify that the roofing contractor you are getting is licensed and has a roofing contractors insurance. If you are not sure about the licenses for the business required for the roofing contractors, you can ask help from the Department of Professional Regulation in your state.

Get a proof of roofing contractor insurance including the roofer’s workers compensation and liability coverage. Not all states require roofers to have roofing contractor insurance but hiring a roofer with insurance is always the best choice to protect yourself from lawsuits.

Some other tips for getting the best roofer for your job:

  • Get a list of references and for a list of his former clients so you can ask about his performance.
  • Ask your roofing contractor for proof or for any documents showing that are have been approved by the roofing manufacturer to work on the kind of roof you have.
  • Know how many workers will have to work on your roof.
  • Observe the performance of your roofers and make sure they don’t do anything that will cause damage to your house.
Written by: John Brown
John has more than 25 years of experience in the insurance industry. He grew from a star insurance producer to owning one of the largest agencies in the country; he's a reference regarding contractor's insurance, commercial insurance, and builders' risk insurance.