Choosing the best company to install your gutters should be a top priority for you. You do not want to risk hiring a company that is lackadaisical and does not have a good reputation just to save time and money. When you take the time to find the right installer who works with high-quality material and is an expert in the field, you will save yourself from future frustration and costly repairs. The following is a list of recommendations you should consider when finding the right gutter installation company.
Guarantees and Warranties
Look for an installer who stands behind their work and will not pass on the responsibility to the manufacturers. Many gutter manufacturers do provide warranties but it only covers the materials. Therefore, if the gutters are installed wrong, you could be the one responsible for paying however much it will be in order to repair your brand new gutters.
Insurance protects not only the person and their crew who install the gutters, but also your assets. For instance, if the installer is not insured and somehow damages your neighbor’s property, then your neighbor could come after you to resolve the issue. Also, if the company does not pay into workers compensation insurance and a crew member gets injured on the job, then you could be responsible for any medical bills. Make sure you hire a company that has both current liability and worker’s compensation insurances.
Look for an installation company that is close to you or within a reasonable distance. There are some contractors who will charge additional transportation fees if a home is outside of a certain operational zone. This additional fee would be added on top of the labor and material costs. Hiring a company that is located close to you will help you avoid any unwanted fees.
In the state of Missouri, it is the law that professionals must have a license in each municipality they plan to work in. In order to receive this license, one much pass exams and meet certain criteria to prove they have the skills and expertise in a trade. Be sure to hire an installer who has a valid license.
Do your research and read reviews on the internet from others who have worked with the company you are considering hiring. Now-a-days most businesses will have reviews from former customers that will help you determine whether or not that company is right for you. The best companies will have a lot of positive feedback a long with responses looking to fix a problem on bad reviews. A company with a good reputation means that they make it a point to make sure their customers are happy with the installation from the beginning to the end. A few good places to find out whether or not they have a good reputation are Angie’s List, Home Advisor, and the Better Business Bureau.
Once you find a few companies you are interested in, request references from them. These references could include customers who were happy with their experience, testimonials, and before and after pictures. If the company is hesitant to provide these references, consider it a red flag. If you are looking into hiring a general contractor, request references that are gutter installation related. Request at least five references from the company.
A gutter installer works with all sizes of homes, roof lines, and levels of complexity. A company that is truly experienced in installing gutters will have no issues with all of the steps that need to be taken in order to complete the job precisely and professionally. In order to get the best results, try to find a company who has at least five years of experience.
It may not seem like a big deal when it comes to putting gutters on your house; however, making sure your gutters are installed correctly can have a big impact on any future repairs and costs. GutterPros has 14 years of experience in stalling gutters and a 5 year workmanship warranty. You can expect the use of high-quality materials, high-quality work, and high-quality customer service. If you are looking for a company that has this type of reputation, call us today at (314) 656-7195 to schedule an appointment to get your gutter installation project started.