The Best Questions to Ask Before Getting Roof Estimates

Getting roof estimates is easier if you have a few questions to help you compare companies. Hiring a roofing contractor if we can’t see the results up close always feels a little scary. So we’ve listed the best questions you can ask roofing contractors over the phone, like the time in business, certification, copies of liability insurance, and whether you can see a roof installation similar to yours.


There are a few things to look for before getting roofing estimates that will help narrow down the choices between the companies.


You can use the second set of questions before asking your chosen contractors for an estimate or a quote.


The best questions to ask roofing companies over the phone when getting roof estimates:



1. Can you email a copy of your license, insurance, and workman compensation certificate?

2. How long has the current owner been in the business?

3. Are they product-certified through any roofing shingle companies? Can you see the certifications?

4. Who will be on hand during the installation?

5. Can I visit a job similar to my type of roof replacement?


Remember that good communication is essential for a reputable business when getting roof estimates.

Are they happy to over-explain and assure you of their safe and professional process? Do they offer suggestions and ideas?


Here are a few questions that will provide you with a sense of the roofing company’s process:



An excellent reputation has the most value for any company. Call Forest City Roofing for a fair and thorough quote.


May 31, 2022

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