WHAT EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT HIRING A ROOFING CONTRACTOR
No mater the job, you want a roofing contractor who will do the job right the first time.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Get the answers to your questions about hiring roofing contractors, roof damage and maintenance, insurance claims and new Texas law.
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS! The state of Texas does NOT require licensing, registration, or even insurance coverage for roofing contractors. You MUST be diligent in hiring a contractor!
EVERYBODY NEEDS A ROOF, by NRCA, contains very valuable information and tools to help educate you about protecting one of your home's most important investments.
Any contractor telling you they will cover your deductible is personally subject to criminal charges effective 9/1/2019 and they should not to be trusted. You are NOT getting “a great deal” - it’s cutting corners and breaking the law!
IF A CONTRACTOR IS WILLING TO BREAK THE LAW WHAT ELSE WILL THEY DO?
A reputable contractor cannot afford to simply "waive" your deductible. They must make up for that loss somewhere and that typically comes at the homeowners expense. Corners are often cut with materials/products and during installation, also insurance claims invoices are often over inflated or falsified to make up for lost revenue.
TEXAS BUSINESS AND COMMERCE CODE
TITLE 3. INSOLVENCY, FRAUDULENT TRANSFERS, AND FRAUD
CHAPTER 27. FRAUD
TEXAS PENAL CODE
TITLE 7. OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY
CHAPTER 35. INSURANCE FRAUD