When most people think of an Orange County Roofer, they picture a dedicated professional who performs certain kinds of jobs. These jobs include removing tiles, installing shingles, and applying tar to roofing decks.
While all the above tasks obviously are important aspects of the profession, there is one duty that demands no climbing, hammering, or tearing. That duty is the process known as cost estimation. This job is performed comfortably at ground level. That’s right. Long before tiles are set in place or leaks repaired, a roofing contractor must land the job. And landing the job requires the preparation of a suitable breakdown of expected costs – the estimate. If the estimate is satisfactory, the roofer generally gets the job.
When an Orange County Roofing Company works up roofing estimates, several factors are considered. As expected, the major consideration is the anticipated cost of performing the roofing service, whatever that is. Costs are broken down into two basic categories – materials and labor. The expense for these items can vary, depending on different variables such as quality of materials.
While calculating expected costs, the roofing professional also will estimate the job’s duration. Again, this can vary from contractor to contractor. Some roofers are quicker than others.
An Orange County Roofer generally performs a balancing act when preparing an estimate. A high price tag will discourage homeowners, while an excessively low one will destroy profits. Clearly, a suitable middle ground must be found.
Got questions on all this? It’s best to get them answered by a local professional. You might, for example, hang your hat in Mission Viejo. Great. Just contact a Mission Viejo Roofer for more information. Nothing could be easier.
If you have questions about roofing estimates, Luke Roofing can help. A long-established Orange County Roofer, we provide prompt, reliable expertise for every residential roofing and commercial roofing need. No matter where you live in OC, you can count on Luke Roofing for reliable roofing solutions.
These days, prices are so high on roof replacements that I would imagine that the balancing act you're talking about for preparing estimates has become an even bigger issue. we're waiting for our new roof. Fingers crossed that construction materials and costs will come back down.
I can certainly appreciate your position with regards to waiting. But if history of pricing on all things is an indicator, even if pricing drops a little for a while, it will go right back up to where it was before and pass it again. Just look at gas prices. Hoping this is not the case of course but we'll do everything possible to help you with getting the lowest price roof replacement. Give us a call any time and we'll be happy to give you a free quote!