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What to Expect During Your Roof Inspection & Estimate Appointment

The expert Roofing Specialists at Roofing Force have been trained to provide customers with an outstanding experience.

One of our highly trained Roofing Specialists will arrive at your inspection and estimate meeting ready to answer your questions and explain how we can take care of your roofing or storm damage problems.

They will, if possible, obtain a satellite image and measurement of your roof and prepare rough estimates of different roofing materials before coming to your home.

After your Roofing Specialist arrives at your home, they will inspect your roof and see if there are any items that the satellite may have missed such as storm damage, rotten wood, layers of asphalt, the number/type/adequacy of roofing vents, etc. Then, they will sit down with you and show you samples of different products, materials, colors, warranties and see if you have any additional restoration needs. Your Roofing Specialist will finalize an estimate or estimates based on your choices on the spot if possible. We don’t want customers to wait days or weeks for a quote. Occasionally, we will need to schedule a follow-up meeting to review estimates at a later date if there is an unusual problem or situation.

The exterior inspection should take 5-20 minutes depending on the size, complexity, and steepness of the roof. Your Roofing Specialist will also take photos of any storm damage for your insurance company. After the inspection, your Roofing Specialist will sit down with you for about 45 minutes and review the inspection results and discuss different material and color options.

Everyone involved in making decisions needs to be at the appointment if at all possible. This is because different materials have different pros/cons and products can vary greatly in price and availability. A minor change to a style or color could have a significant effect on the price or installation date. Your Roofing Specialist is trained to explain the cost/benefit analysis of each option. This analysis can easily be lost in translation unless all decision makers are present during the discussion.

The decision making process is a little different if your Roofing Specialist finds storm damage. If we find storm damage, then we will provide you with information that you can give to your insurance company to begin the claims process. Your Roofing Specialist will also ask you to sign a form that allows us to talk with your insurance company directly.

If your roof needs to be replaced because of storm damage, then your insurance provider will dictate the “replacement value” of your roof. You will have the choice of replacing your roof for the insurance proceeds (plus deductible), or you can choose to use those insurance proceeds towards an upgrade to a better and longer lasting roofing product or warranty. Many of our customers take advantage of this a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to upgrade to a lifetime roof. One of the reasons our insurance claim customers love us so much, is because we offer upgrades that most other roofing companies do not have the ability or expertise to install.

Please review Roofing Force’s Material Comparisons page and our Gallery to see examples of traditional asphalt shingles as well as advanced materials that look better, last longer, are more energy efficient and provide more protection from the elements than traditional roofing materials. Roofing Force services customers in Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Nebraska and Iowa. Give our headquarters a call at (913) 270-5440 and one of our Roofing Specialists with provide you with a free inspection and estimate.



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