RESTOR | We’d Love to Hear From You

Markus Kidwell contractors, Emergency Restoration, Online Reviews, Roofing

File this blog under the heading of More Things the Internet Has Changed. Let’s face it, online ratings and reviews are a simple fact of doing business today. Most folks will search for information prior to making just about any major purchase and many research even the smallest of goods or services before making a final decision. Google makes this research terribly easy and much less time-consuming than ever before. Businesses that provide major services – like RESTOR – rely on having a great reputation by going the extra mile to delight our customers. It’s part of our overall mission and why we proudly post the following on our website homepage: RESTOR No-Leak Guarantee covers your roofing system for 5 to 50 years, depending on the type of system it is and the materials used. As proof of the integrity of our products and craftsmanship, we can point to one of the lowest warranty costs in the industry. Quality assurance at RESTOR starts with quality people.  Each member of our quality assurance team must have at least 10 years actual residential roofing installation experience and five years supervisory experience. Our inspectors conduct in-progress inspections at every critical point in the installation process. They conduct an exhaustive final inspection. If you have experienced the first-rate craftsmanship and total attention to detail we work diligently to offer every customer every day, please feel free to post a review and let us know how we did on your roofing or restoration project. We …

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RESTOR | Choosing The Right Contractor

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Choosing the right contractor is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make so it’s worthwhile to prepare yourself properly. After all it could make all the difference between having a wonderful and fulfilling experience or one that’s a total nightmare! RESTOR is a full service general contractor specializing in commercial and residential properties. Start with your friends and family- You can also talk with a building inspector, who’ll know which contractors routinely meet code requirements. Once you’ve assembled a list, we at Restor recommend that you make a quick call to each of your prospects and ask them the following questions: Do they take on projects of your size? Can they give you a list of previous clients? How many other projects would they have going at the same time? How long have they worked with their subcontractors? A contractor should be able to answer your questions satisfactorily and in a manner that puts you at ease. Check in with your state’s consumer protection agency and your local Better Business Bureau to make sure contractors don’t have a history of disputes with clients or subcontractors. Now that you’ve narrowed your list, put your research to use, call up two or more clients to find how their project went and ask to see the finished product. Throw out the lowball bid! This contractor is probably cutting corners, or worse desperate for work, hardly an encouraging sign in a healthy economy. Beyond technical competence, comfort should play an equal or greater role in your decision. The single most important factor in choosing …