A new roof is one of the largest investment a homeowner can make. On Angie’s list, it’s estimated that a tear off on the average cost $11, 095 and a metal roof $12, 036. However, these figures don’t calculate the size, pitch, accessibility, and complexity of individual roofs that could drive up the price.
Steel roofs currently occupy 10% of the market share. However, steel roofs are gaining in popularity, and more clients are choosing to go with this type of roof. As a contractor, your experience has been installing asphalt roofs.
Roofing insurance is your greatest marketing tool. Your roofing insurance not only provides you with an affordable way to protect your business and workers, but it also safeguards your clients against liability and injury.
Winter is the most dangerous time of year in the roofing industry, primarily due to collapsing roofs. Your roofing insurance provides you with an affordable strategy to help you take care of your injured roofers through workers’ compensation.
Roofing insurance protects your greatest asset-your workers. Roofing insurance does this by providing affordable workers’ compensation coverage that pays for medical expenses and offers benefits to replace lost wages to injured roofers.
You need roofing insurance because through its general liability coverage it protects you and your business against third party claims. Your roofing insurance allows third parties, such as clients and sub-contractors, to file a claim against your insurance.