One of the first things you must do when replacing your roof is to find the roofer that fits your requirements. Hiring local roofing companies offer a few unique benefits others just don’t have. Here are some of these benefits:
Local Roofing Companies Are Easy to Reach
One of the clearest benefits local roofing companies offer is geographical advantage, which makes it convenient for many reasons. Locals are less likely to be late, whether for the initial in-home consultations or on the installation day itself. If in case you need to check their references and want to personally see their handiwork, chances are they may have worked for someone within a 10-minute drive.
This proximity can also be an advantage in case a storm hits your area. Local roofers have faster response times, which can be critical if your insurance provider needs timely assessment of the damage. It also helps expedite the payout process, especially if the contractor has had experience working with roofing insurance claims.
Local Roofing Companies Know Local Regulations
On top of the international building codes, there are local codes that must be adhered to by local contractors. Out-of-town roofing companies may not be as familiar with such codes; you risk having a non-compliant roof installation by hiring them. Conversely, locals like Rapid Roofing know all applicable building codes and regulations front-to-back and have all the proper licenses and insurance. You can rest assured knowing that your roof is in good hands.
Local Roofing Companies Are Part of the Local Community
Beyond our exceptional roof installation services, certifications and awards from prestigious organizations like the GAF President’s Club, we at Rapid Roofing are first and foremost community members. We are proud participants of the local Habitat for Humanity chapter, have provided new roofs for veterans through the GAF Roofs for Troops program and participate in local fundraisers every chance we get.