If your a homeowner in the Glenview, Illinois area, then there is a good chance that part of your homes maintenance involves your slate tile roof. Maintaining your sate or tile roofing system is as important as any other items that you have on your homes maintenance list. More and more home owners are having there roofing systems checked on a regular basis these days, which is smart if you think about it. Regular inspections or maintenance, will catch small problems or issues with your slate or tile roof before they can grow to become huge and costly problems.
If you are new to Glenview, and have just bought one of the many fine homes in the area that have slate or tile roofing systems, then you are faced with the task of finding the right slate and tile roofing contractor. One you trust and can have a relationship with if you will.
And why shouldn’t you? Don’t you go to the same person to do your hair every month, or how ever often you may go? And don’t you go to the same place to get your car serviced? We all do, and the reason we do this is because we trust them and because we like there work. The same should be with your slate or tile roofing contractor. You need to find one you can trust, and in doing that there are a few things you should keep in mind when searching for one. It’s very important to be able to turn to a roofing contractor that can be trusted, to give accurate advice and pricing, as well as to complete the job properly.
Note that all repeatable slate and tile roofing companies will have a permanent business address and phone number, along with a tax ID. It’s important to see proof of your roofing contractor’s liability and workers’ comp insurance policies to ensure that the homeowners won’t be held responsible in the event of an accident. It’s also standard to check that they have a legitimate business license from Illinois.
The Better Business Bureau is another source homeowners can use to uncover any complaints that have been filed about the company in the past. Here at A.B. Edward, we have all proper licensees and registrations along with an unblemished A+ Better Business Bureau rating since 2003. Most repeatable slate and tile roofing contractors will be members of regional or national industry associations which keep them up to date on changes in the industry.While it isn’t necessarily a deal-breaker if the roofing company isn’t a member, it is something to consider.
Whats great about the Better Business Bureau is that you don’t have to be a member for them to have complaints logged against them. Finally, all roofing contractors should be able to provide references from several of their previous jobs. Other online services provide such information such as Angie’s list, Kudzu and Yelp. Yelp is a popular new comer to this type of search. Although they must be members of the ones just mentioned to find out anything about them, you will find that most repeatable slate and tile roofing contractors will be members of these out lets, for they have nothing to hide.
Since 2003 A.B. Edward Enterprises, Incorporated has been providing Chicagoland homeowners with products and installations in the roofing, siding, windows and gutters industry. A.B. Edward has an unblemished A+ Better Business Bureau rating, an Angie’s List Super Service Award Company, and also delivers top industry leading products such as GAF, James Hardie Siding Products, Pella Windows and Doors, DiVinci Roofscapes, Mastic Exterior Siding and more. Today, the family-owned and operated business proudly employs more than 30 people, and our services go well beyond roofing to include, masonry, insulation, decks, exterior painting, stucco, carpentry and more.
A.B. Edward Enterprises, Inc., Services the Following Areas and Beyond:
Chicago, Evanston, Barrington, South Barrington, Lincolnshire, Naperville, Wilmette, Long Grove, Northfield, Winnetka, Highland Park, Lake Forest, Northbrook, Glencoe, Hinsdale, Lake Bluff, Lake Zurich, Libertyville, Oak Brook, Park Ridge, Vernon Hills, Burr Ridge, Deerfield, Inverness, Palatine, Arlington Heights, South Elgin, Mt. Prospect and Glenview Illinois.