Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 by Jerry Sprague
Across eastern Massachusetts, there are many roofing companies in Boston, Cambridge, Newton, Brookline, Needham, etc. Almost all of them claim to provide customers with the best roofing contractor service possible. In reality however, very few of them are able to fulfill on their promise. That's why it's important for customers to complete a little research first before going to a roofing company or a roofing contractor in Massachusetts. The research must include a background check. Customers need to know how many clients the company or the roofing contractor has served so far, and if the clients were satisfied with the roofing service. For example, a roofing company in Newton should have many local people in its list of clients, because their testimonial of the company is more important than an outsider's recommendation. Insurance coverage by roofing contractors is also quite important. Customers should learn the insurance coverage policies of the company and whether they are in sync with the corresponding state's laws. That's why it's always wise to ask the contractor about detailed descriptions of these policies, so that a client could claim for accidental damages, if any. We at GF Sprague carry and maintain a Division of Capital Asset Management (DCAM) #08-0165 certification.
The Division of Capital Asset Management (DCAM) is the state agency responsible for major public construction and real estate services for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The agency promotes quality and integrity in the Commonwealth's building construction and real estate operations. A DCAM certificate is the only one that qualifies a contractor for a specific trade, and a contractor must be re-certified by DCAM every year. This license makes a very good measure of the quality of a contractor. Roofing contractors mostly work on local basis. A roofing company in Brookline may have branches elsewhere, and it's up to the local contractors to get customers. This is not essential though, as many people nowadays directly make contact with the company via phone or email. But even then, roofing contractors based out of a specific locality play an important role. Since they are local, they are easily contactable. A roofing contractor in Newton may be preferred by a person living in that area because it's relatively easy to make a working relationship. Here are some other factors that make up a good roofing company in eastern Massachusetts. These factors are listed below;
Since customers want excellent roofing at an affordable price, it's essential to find a company that understands and values this demand. We at GF Sprague understand and value your concerns. You can review our licenses and certifications here. And you can watch over 50 video testimonials of GF Sprague customers in the Massachusetts Bay State area. The quality of the work depends upon the factors mentioned above. A roofing company in Needham might delay in installing a new roof or roof maintenance, due to the weather. However, if you have an emerency, GF Sprague has a 24-hour emergency response service. The warranty and listing in BBB are also very important. If a roofing company in Newton is registered with the BBB and has a high rank, it implies the company has served the people of Newton well. Therefore, its service should be considered. The warranty is crucial. We at GF Sprague provide an industry leading workmanship warranty of 40 years. If a roofing company in Boston or in any other place feels its work is done with installing the roof, customers are advised not to use ts service. Because roofs require frequent check ups and inspections. Therefore, the company needs to offer customers consistent roof inspections and roof maintenance. We at GF Sprauge provide our customers with an annual inspection service.
Choosing a roofing contractor is an important job. The choice you make can impact you and your wallet for years to come. Be sure the contractors you consider have all the proper licenses, insurances, and excellent reviews in place, before you speak with them
And most importantly, look at the cost of your roof over the next 40-years, not just the up front roof install price. Many contractors come in with a low price up front by using inferior materials, short term warranties, and not carrying the proper licenses and certifications. A large part of our business is fixing other contractor's mistakes, and making repairs to roofs that are only 3 to 5 years old. Please call G.F. Sprague & Co. Inc. for a no cost roofing assessment. Our team will climb onto your roof and provide you our comprehensive roof assessment analysis.