Your roof is one of the most prized components of your home, which is why you should go the extra mile to ensure that it’s protected and maintained so that you get the most out of your investment. However, just like any other part of your home, it will eventually suffer from damage caused by the elements – most commonly, from storm damage.
If your home does get damaged, here’s why you should work with local roofers and avoid storm chasers after strong winds and storms pass your area.
What Are Storm Chasers?
Storm chasers are dubious roofing “contractors” that show up in an area after a weather event occurs in your area. They travel across the country to follow weather events, living up to their name. They then offer their services at prices that are too good to be true.
Granted, there are a handful of storm chasers that do an adequate job, but a majority of them have a bad reputation for doing a slipshod job. Keep in mind that there is no room for second-guessing when it comes to roofing projects. You may save money by working with them, but it’s not worth the trouble that you might deal with after as you’re left with a dysfunctional roof.
Why Work With Local Contractors
When it comes to emergency roofing repairs, don’t take any chances, and have your roof taken care of by a trusted local roofer. You’ll have a more pleasant experience working with local roofers since they are native to your area and are familiar with the different building codes. Not to mention that they have roots within your community, which makes it easier to vet them. Ultimately, it’s also a great way to support your local community.
You can tell if you’re dealing with a local contractor by inspecting the service vehicles to see if they have local license plates. It’s also worth checking out the website to see if the contractors have a local number and a brick-and-mortar address so you can easily reach out to them if a face-to-face conversation is better for you.
Safe Harbor Exteriors is a local company specializing in top-notch roofers and siding contractors. We use high-quality materials and guarantee top-notch work to all our customers. Call us at (913) 553-3620, or fill out our contact form for a no-obligation estimate. We serve communities in Shawnee, KS, and nearby areas.