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What we’re doing is providing you with a series of blog posts intended to educate you about what you should be asking a prospective roofing company before you make a hiring decision.
There is a lot that goes into replacing or even repairing a roof and you want to make sure that you get the right company the first time. Today, our question is:
Does your company use subcontractors?
This is a critical question to be asking any contractor that you may be thinking about hiring. If you’re going to have strangers working in and around your home you need to know who these people will be.
There is nothing wrong with a contractor using sub-contractors. It happens all the time. However, you should get a good explanation as to WHY the particular company you’re interviewing doesn’t have their own staff. Most likely, it could be that the contractor you’re speaking with isn’t a roofing specialist and may or may not know what he or she is talking about.
It is always a good idea to work with a company whose primary business is roofing. Roofing construction and repair work is just too important and complex for you to have just anyone to do it. Besides, working directly with a roofing professional who has his or her own staff often results in higher quality work AND cheaper prices.