4 Reasons to Hire a Licensed Roofer Instead of Doing Repairs Yourself

Even if you have a knack for home improvement, it’s still recommended to hire a licensed contractor to tackle roofing problems – regardless of how simple you think the issue is. Here are some reasons you should hire licensed roofing contractors in White Plains, NY.

  1. Knowledge. For roofers to get a license, they must possess the knowledge and skills to provide quality services that meet government standards. They understand how different types of roofing systems work and can identify the right techniques to use for every roof. Some roofers may focus on residential roofing while others may concentrate on commercial roofing. There are also those who are experts at shingles and others who are more knowledgeable on metal roofs. Hiring contractors with the right knowledge and skills can minimize unnecessary repairs and replacements.
  2. Manufacturer training. Some homeowners prefer to do repairs on their own to save money, but if you don’t know how to properly install materials as recommended by the manufacturer, you may void the manufacturer warranty. If the material or the installation has an issue, the manufacturer will not cover it. You’ll end up spending more for a replacement than you saved.
  3. Safety. When working on your roof, professional roofers use safety equipment to protect everyone and everything on the site – especially your family and property. We make sure that we observe the safety requirements set by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration.
  4. Time. Hiring experienced roofers helps you save time, as they know the right methods to get the job done quickly and correctly.

A do-it-yourself roofing project may seem cost-effective, but you put yourself and your property at risk in the process. Avoid accidents and unnecessary expenses by hiring the professionals at Vinylume Home Improvement. We have received certifications from leading brands, including CertainTeed, GAF and Leafproof® Gutter Protection. Our White Plains roofing team has also received numerous awards from reputable companies and organizations. Get in touch with us to learn more about our services by calling (866) 244-8029.


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