About this pro
We are Middlesex County’s leading Licensed Roofing Contractor for homes, businesses, and institutions. Serving Greater Boston, Metrowest, Worcester, MA from our headquarters in Wayland, we are committed to providing superior craftsmanship, honest consultations and reliable, friendly service.
- Time in business: 12 years
- 304 Boston Post Road, Wayland, MA 01778
|Business Categories||Gutters, Roofing in Wayland, MA|
Business Hours Please call to confirm
Monday 8AM - 4:30PM
Tuesday 8AM - 4:30PM
Wednesday 8AM - 4:31PM
Thursday 8AM - 4:30PM
Friday 8AM - 4:30PM
Best Questions to Ask a Gutter Installer Contractor
Do you work with subcontractors?
The question is great for some industries and non-applicable for others. A general contractor, for example, will by definition employ subcontractors. Most Wayland Gutters companies do not, but there are exceptions. You should always ask this question to your service providers. If they do use subcontractors, ask if they're all licensed and insured independently.
Are you insured and/or bonded for Gutters?
You'll certainly want to ask them this. Steer clear of any company that is not insured in Massachusetts, because that means that any incidental damage they may do on your property will be a real hassle to recover compensation for. It is never wise to work with uninsured tradesmen of any kind. Most states also require that someone have insurance in order to be issued a trade license. If they say they're licensed but not insured, they're being less than truthful.
How long have you been in Gutters business for/How long have been serving the Wayland area?
You'll always want to ask how long the company has been in business in Wayland. While this isn't a guarantee that the company will do good work, companies with longevity on their side must be doing something right. That being said, there are newer companies that do great work. If the company is under three years old, ask where the owner was employed before and for how long. If he/she has a long history of employment, it's reasonable to infer that he or she decided to go into business for themselves after so many years of experience.
What guarantees and/or warranties can you give me? Are you a warranty agent for any brands?
These first two questions should only relate to services or good purchased directly from the service provider. Many products carry their own warranties, like roofing shingles or siding. It's useful to know what these warranties cover as well as how long they last. The "warranty agent" question is important, because often warranty agents work with the manufacturer to get you repairs under warranty at a much lower price.