There are many landmines in roofing. Not literally of course, but in the finding of high quality, reliable roofing operators. Unfortunately our industry is littered with cowboy out fits and consumers of roofing services are getting caught out. One of the ways you can help find a roofer to trust is to use one of the trade organisations that aim to verify and regulate the industry and offer roofing companies that can deliver on promises.
There are many benefits that the company receive and these features pass onto the customer in many ways.
The first thing is they offer an insurance backed guarantee.
Our first piece of advice is that the roofers have a guarantee on their work and that guarantee is insurance backed. This means even if the contractor you used cannot honour their warranty (through going out of business or financial difficulties) the insurance policy covers you.
The CORC have an exclusive offer to their trade members which means the cost of obtaining these guaranties are low and can be passed onto the customer as such.
The choice is yours, you aere either a person who likes insurance or you are a risk taker….. our advice. Don’t leave the structure of your roof to chance, cutting corners can cost, big time.
Other services that the Confederation of roofing contractors include in their membership are also worthy of note.
Legal Support and Mediation.
If the contractor you are dealing with has a CORC membership then you have the piece of mind that they have legal cover in the event of a mishap. This shows the responsibility they are showing for their company and offers a level of care towards their customers that not all companies share.
Ask yourself this question –
Would you use and trust a company to replace your roofing structure if they do not have a legal foundation in place? If they have overlooked this important part of business regulation then what else are they missing on?
Organisations that neglect to execute B2B credit value stipulations before going up against another client will hurt their capacity to pay their own bills. As opposed to take that risk, organization pioneers ought to guarantee the clients they are going to work with have their funds all together and will have the capacity to make their instalments in an auspicious manner. This ensures your organisation’s own monetary wellbeing won’t be put in danger in the event that you join forces with a firm that doesn’t pay what is owed.
Undoubtedly, having strict credit prerequisites doesn’t simply guarantee an organisation will be paid on time – it likewise confines their requirement for a claim. Businesses that swing to suit if all else fails with regards to gathering what is owed confront concerns. For example, the time and cash that will be spent on such issues, and the dread they may not really have the capacity to gather everything they’re owed, or even some of it. Without a doubt, if the probability of recouping past-due bills is just 50 percent, an organization may squander important assets on a claim and never at any point see the assets it set out to gather.
Health and Safety
Of course this is such a hotly debated subject in and around the construction industry.
Has health and safety gone too far?
Has the red tape of health and safety caused an unnecessary cost for our customers?
What we cannot get away from is that roofing work is dangerous due to the heights involved and the nature of British weather adding to the danger levels. There are fatalities in the UK every year in the construction industry. The CORC takes health and safety really seriously because working at height has to be safeguarded.
Members of this trade organisation get the benefit of a third party H&S company called safeaid to evaluate the health and safety procedures of each member. This means that the registered contractors you are using for your roofing work has been double checked. This to make sure that they are not only compliant but also protecting themselves and you to the highest standards possible.
This service offers the member company free safety training to all of its employees so that all workers on your site know their responsibilities and bad accidents are less likely.
The Competent Roofer Scheme
Many roofing companies who have this trade membership are also part of the competent roofer scheme. This is a scheme that allows the contractor to self-certify their own work under the building regulations guidelines. So if they are building a new roof then it has to be shown to have passed building regulations. If your roofer is not part of this scheme then there could be delays to the finished product while you wait for an independent inspector.
This also carries quite a significant cost which is often passed onto the customer. So not only are the CORC members the safest roofers in the business, the most credit worthy and have the legal support to back up mishaps. They are also streamlining your building work by the conducting the building regulation code of conduct set out by the government without outside help.
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