Qualities to Expect From a Reliable Roofing Contractor

Roofing Design9
Oct. 30 2018

Having a roofing and siding contractor you can rely on is important, especially when you have urgent roofing problems that require timely repairs. If you’re looking for a reliable contractor, make sure they have the following qualities.

Qualities to Expect From a Reliable Roofing Contractor


Start by shortlisting several roofing contractors in the area. First, check if they have valid licenses issued by the State of Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection and eliminate those that don’t from your list. Narrow this list down further by checking their insurance coverage. Ideally, they should have general liability insurance and workers’ compensation, for coverage against accidental property damage and worksite injuries, respectively.

If you have a specific roofing or vinyl siding brand or manufacturer in mind, it helps to check if a particular contractor holds manufacturer certification. This is your assurance that all materials will be sourced from the factory, will be installed correctly and will have full warranty coverage. For example, Signature Exteriors holds a GAF Master Elite® contractor designation, which means we are entrusted to offer GAF’s full range of roofing products and warranties.

Quality Workmanship

Quality workmanship goes beyond a good-looking roof. It also helps prevent potential roofing problems. Most roofing issues are rooted in installation errors rather than factory defects. This is why professional roofers like us commit to manufacturer training. This helps ensure that our installers’ know-how is up-to-date, minimizing potential installation errors. While we do have the best warranty coverage in the industry, we prefer to provide the level of workmanship that won’t need warranty repairs.


You want a pleasant experience when working with a contractor, especially if you want to establish a long working relationship with them. Checking their references can take a lot of work, but it gives you insight on a particular contractor’s professionalism. The ideal contractor should respond timely to inquiries, be transparent with all transactions and thoroughly clean up after every job.

To learn more about our roofing services, or our other products including horizontal vinyl siding, call Signature Exteriors today at (866) 244-8029. You can also fill out our contact form to schedule a free quote. We serve homeowners in CT and surrounding areas.

When it comes to the protection and aesthetic appeal of your home, few elements are as crucial as the roofing and siding. Signature Exteriors stands out as a trusted name among roofing and siding companies, offering top-tier services to homeowners....
When it comes to protecting your home in Connecticut (CT), ensuring the integrity of your roof is paramount. Just as ignoring bruxism can lead to dental and health issues, neglecting your roofing needs can result in various consequences that affect...
Your home is more than just a structure; it’s a haven that reflects your personality and style. At Signature Exteriors, we understand the significance of your home’s exterior, and that’s why we’re dedicated to being your trusted partners in roofing...