Roofing Repairs – Extreme Spring Storms Leave Homeowner Victim to Roofing Repair Scams
Cities across the United States have been hit with quite the weather this spring. Heavy storms and downpours have left many American homes struck with significant interior and exterior damage, often leaving the property unsuitable for living. As a home’s exterior is its first line of defense against the elements, the shock, disbelief, and desire for a quick solution to siding and roofing repairs among homeowners is completely understandable. However, homeowners should be cautious before hiring a roofing contractor to preform maintenance on your home–many fake “roofing companies” are on the lookout for distressed homeowners to take advantage of, particularly after extreme storms.
As an experienced siding and roofing company in Northern Virginia, Style Roofing knows how large of a project repairing a home’s exterior can be. Because of this, Style Roofing is available to customers for any concerns or needs long after the project is completed. Scamming, door-to-door roofing contractors are not only those the most likely to do a poor job, but also be unreachable afterward. Referred to as “storm chasers,” these fake roofing and siding companies travel to different areas affected by weather damage in search for vulnerable homeowners looking for a quick solution.Often, they will ask a homeowner to sign documents that look like an estimate but in reality are contracts. Not only are they trying to make a quick buck off storm victims, but often the home is left in a worse condition than before.
After a great storm, it is easy for one to be in shock and therefore make an uninformed decision and hire a shoddy contractor to preform exterior home improvements. However, it is essential to take the time to research quality siding and roofing companies in your area that have been a part of the community for many years. Those that are highly reputable and have been around for a long time are the most likely to provide the best roofing and siding repairs, fixing your home and giving you a peace of mind.