Blog – Expert Roofing Advice & Tips

Hiring a Roofing Contractor

Hiring a roofing contractor means doing your homework. You have to check certain things to make sure that the roofing contractor that you are considering. The right roofing contractor is going to make your life easier. The wrong roofing contractor can literally make your life a nightmare.

Most people know that experience counts but that is not all that counts when you are looking for a roofing contractor. There are other things you need to consider.


You want your roofing contractor to have the right insurance in place just in case. Your roofing contractor should have liability insurance and workmen compensation insurance. Workmens compensation insurance covers all the workers that the contractor brings to your property to work.

If a worker is hurt on your property and the roofing contractor is covered than you have no worries. If the contractor does not have the right coverage and a worker gets hurt than you can be sued!

Clean Up and Disposal

When you are considering a roofing contractor you want to ask about their clean up and removal policies. You DO NOT want to get stuck with a mess. Most contractors will promise clean up but you need to know how that clean up will take place.

You also need to get it in writing. Always get everything in writing. If a contractor will not put promises in writing than you can pretty much discount the promise.


There is a big difference between 5 years of experience and 40 years of experience. You want the company with the most experience and the best reputation. Chouinard Bros has over 40 years experience and an excellent reputation.


Ask your potential roofing contractor what type of warranty they offer. Chouinard Bros offers a 5-10 year warranty on their labor. The longer the warranty the better the deal. You want to know that your contractor will be there should you have any problems with your roof.

Unfortunately a lot of roofing contractors will verbally offer you the world but rarely will they put it in writing. Get everything in writing!


Ask about financing options. Chouinard Bros offers preferred financing options to their customers. Easy financing options makes it easy to get your roof done the way you want to.

Chouinard Bros Roofing can meet or exceed all the requirements that should be met by a roofing contractor.

Get a free quote from Chouinard Bros today to see how affordable the best roofing contractor in Toronto is!

Please note: Chouinard Bros. does not recommend any homeowner complete repairs to their roof of their own. Our technicians are skilled at performing this work and have received years of training to understand how to complete repairs safely.

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