It’s a part of the house that doesn’t get a lot of attention - until it doesn’t work. And when it doesn’t, the results can be expensive.
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Need a roofer?
Hiring a roofer requires caution, says contractor Robert Berry. “That’s because roofing is not one of the trades that’s licensed or regulated, like heating and air. You don’t need a license to be a roofer.” He offers three ways to find a reputable contractor:
- Ask around. Word-of-mouth and personal experience are good ways to find a reliable roofer.
- Check online reviews. But use caution: Many glowing reports may be generated by the site owners, not actual customers.
- Visit a regulated online site, such as Angie’s List.