So people ask us the question ‘why you’ all the time, so we figured that it wouldn’t be a bad opportunity to answer that question for you today. Whether you consider us or not, we’d like to share with you what we feel are the things you need to consider when choosing a metal roofing supplier.
The ‘ship-to’ location of a roof and its components are important. Here’s why:
It can cost a lot.
It’s really no more complicated than that. But it’s important, because more often than not, not only do customers fail to think about the cost of shipping being rolled into the final cost of their roof, they also don’t think about whether the contractor is thinking about where they’re getting their materials from. The markup can not only put a hurting on the end-user, but the contractor, too.
So we recommend staying more local if you’re dealing with any metal roof manufacturer.
Service and delivery
It’s not just important to know that you’ll receive your materials, but how fast. Nothing can be worse than a project that gets delayed because of shipping concerns. So when you’re choosing a company like ours, make sure you’re doing your research into the company’s responsiveness.
Also – take a gander through their Yelp page or Google reviews. Particularly look for their answer and whether they’re of a personal nature or not. Sometimes how a business handles problems are the biggest indicator of their quality.
Saying that ‘experience counts’ is definitely cliché, but it’s cliché for a good reason and in this line of work, it really does count for an awful lot. There are things that companies learn over the years – things they get better at, things they make mistakes doing and learn from, etc. More often than not, the devil is in the details regardless is you’re the end-user or you’re the person installing the roof. But it’s also important from a sense of stability. Especially when it comes to manufacturers, that stability is a sign of track record. It means they’re leaders in their field and for good reason.
Good luck finding the best fit for you – and hey, hopefully it’s with us. Should you ever need service, give us a shout and we’ll be sure to help you however we can.