Whether you want to repair your roof or entirely replace it, it’s important to get the job done right.

That means finding a qualified roofing contractor you can trust. Here are 8 simple tips to help you choose a quality roofing contractor.

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1. Know who you’re dealing with

Look for a contractor with a registered business name, who works from a company vehicle and can provide a business card.


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2. Inspect credentials & licensing

Look for a contractor with a track record of quality. Make sure he has an Oregon CCB license number.


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3. Coverage is key.

A contractor should carry worker’s compensation, general liability insurance and be bonded. Request a copy of the company’s insurance certificates.

4. Shop around for best value.

Obtain competitive bids from several contractors for comparison, but don’t automatically accept the lowest bid: you often get exactly what you pay for.


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5. Don’t pay cash up front.

Contractors will often require a partial down payment when the contract is signed. But a reputable contractor will never require full payment and doesn’t ask for it in cash.


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6. Ask for references.

Your contractor should be able to give you a list of completed projects including the names and telephone numbers of previous clients. Take the time to make some phone calls and find out what people think of your contractor.

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7. Get It in writing.

A reputable roofing professional will provide you with a written contract that clearly spells out the job and pricing details. Both you AND the contractor should sign the contract.

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8. Expect assurances.

A reputable contractor will provide you with a written workmanship warranty and written product warranty information after the job is complete.


Looking for a roofing contractor you can trust in and around Portland, Oregon? Look no further. Keith Green Construction is here to help. Contact us today.