4 Things To Look For In A Roof Replacement Business

Posted on September 4, 2018 - Roofing Replacement

4 Things To Look For In A Roof Replacement Business, roof replacement business baton rouge

We don’t have to tell you that your roof is an essential part of your house. There’s a reason the phrase “a roof over your head” is so ubiquitous. It literally protects you and your family from the elements. Your roof also physically protects your biggest financial investment—your home. Isn’t that worth investing in? A roof replacement business can help you to protect your investments and your family.

Roof Replacement

Roof replacement can be intimidating. It seems complicated and expensive. This cost and importance raise the stakes for the business you’re partnering with. You should have very high standards for who’s shifting your shingles, but maybe you’re not sure what to look for. Ask your friends and neighbors who they’ve worked with. Then, interview these potential vendors and make sure they satisfy all your questions and requirements.   


A locally owned company better understands your roofing needs in your particular area. That’s because they own roofs there too! In south Louisiana, the weather, heat, and humidity affect the condition and lifespan of your roof. A local roof replacement business has experienced our area’s recent hurricanes and floods too. They can 100% empathize with you as a Louisiana homeowner.


You don’t want a novice wandering around on your roof, wasting your time and money. You want the job done efficiently and correctly—the first time. Roofs have existed since homes existed but you might have trouble finding a roofer that’s been around for centuries. Look for a roof replacement business with decades of experience to help ensure quality.


Obviously, you want a licensed and insured business—but that doesn’t guarantee honesty. Gauge trustworthiness with their roof inspection process. Sometimes, homeowners think they need a whole new roof when they just need a repair. A good roofer gives you an honest inspection. They won’t make you endure unnecessary costs and frustration to increase their bottom line. Ask for certifications and references (we’re happy to provide them).


From inspection to clean-up, your roof replacement business should cover every single step of the roof replacement process. And every step should be done well. Look for a roofer who is certified to give accurate and thorough inspections. Ask questions about the products they’ll use on your roof. And finally, confirm they haul away your old roof and use a magnet to collect the loose nails from your lawn.

A Greater Baton Rouge Area Business

Livingston Roofing and Sheet Metal, LLC has served East Baton Rouge, Ascension, and Livingston Parishes since 1957. Over the years, hundreds of satisfied customers have depended on us for quality roofing repairs and replacements. We’re local and family-owned.  Get a free, no obligation roofing estimate by filling out a simple online form. Or if you have more questions, give us a call at 225-644-5718.