What are storm chasers? While many people are aware of the dangers of hiring one, many homeowners still fall victim to storm chasers and discover that they’ve been duped a little too late. As one of the legitimate local roofers that serve homeowners in Phoenix and nearby areas, we can tell you more about storm chasers and how you can protect yourself from getting scammed. Scammers who exploit homeowners like this usually aren’t too difficult to identify. To avoid storm chaser scams, it helps to know what are storm chasers, and some common characteristics of them such as offering free roof inspections and cheap roof repairs immediately after severe weather, widely distributing flyers, and not having a location or being recognized by locals as a business. Working with local professional roofing companies is the safest way to avoid a scam, and Stapleton Roofing is here to start a lifelong roofing contractor relationship with you today.
What Are Storm Chasers?
Once you’ve learned what are storm chasers, knowing how to avoid storm chaser scams will be much easier for you as a homeowner. Storm chasers are roofers that travel around the country, following the path of storms and looking for unsuspecting homeowners to deceive. Right after a storm hits the area, they go around knocking on doors, passing out leaflets, and offering free roof inspections.
Homeowners with homes that have sustained significant damage are the most vulnerable. Under all the stress and with the storm chasers’ goading, some homeowners accept the first offer of roofing assistance available. Scammers who exploit homeowners usually target those who deal with sudden, unexpected, severe weather.
The problem with storm chasers is that, while they sound like they offer reasonable roof repair costs, their roofing work is substandard and unlikely to last. By the time the victim realizes this, the storm chaser would have moved on to their next target area. As they do not have a real license or insurance, there are no guarantees or warranties covering the quality of their work.
Legitimate roofing companies like us have a physical location and are recognized by the Better Business Bureau®. Working with local professional roofers means you can provide roofing feedback and hold your contractor accountable for their quality of work. You can also see feedback other clients have given the company, and visit their location or meet their team to see that they truly exist. Storm chasers don’t have any of these, so there would be no chances of filing a complaint for their substandard work. The worst part is that their “repairs” would leave your home more vulnerable. Their work may also void your roofing warranty and affect your insurance.
Working With Local Professional Roofers
You may have faced storm chasers before who came offering free roof inspections or cheap repairs after a storm occurred in your community. If you are tired of scammers who exploit homeowners and want a trustworthy roofing company to rely on, getting insight from neighbors and finding local companies is a great first step.
Working with local professional roofing companies provides every advantage when it comes to helping you recover from storm damage. We use the best materials and have a skilled team that can recognize apparent and potential roofing problems, and apply the appropriate fixes. We always offer long-term solutions, never temporary fixes.
We also have the proper licenses and insurance as well as warranties for both the materials and workmanship. This gives you the peace of mind knowing that, when the next storm comes around, you know your roof will protect your home. Working with local professional roofing contractors gives you the quality roofing service you need, whether its urgent or not, and a life-long relationship with a roofing company that will be there for you any time you need help with your roof, even years down the road, backing up their promises of quality work with warranties and good communication with each client.
Finally, we can also provide complete and accurate documentation of the roofing damage to your insurance adjuster, which helps you get the payout you deserve. No more scammers who exploit homeowners and go offering free roof inspections paired with sloppy roofing service. Turn to the experts in your community who are trusted by Arizona residents and have generations of experience to back them up. Turn to Stapleton Roofing!
To learn more about our roof replacement, repair and maintenance services, call Stapleton Roofing today at (602) 562-4991 and (602) 833-7663. You can also fill out our contact form to schedule a free estimate. We serve many areas in and near Peoria, Scottsdale and Paradise Valley, AZ.
Stapleton Roofing is committed to excellence in roofing. Our team has seen generations of quality roofing projects completed, satisfied customers throughout Arizona, and a lasting relationship with the community we have served for so many years. Clients know they can trust the experts at Stapleton Roofing with any project, whether it be roof repair, roof replacement, roof maintenance, roof installation and construction, roof inspection, roof consultation and recommendation, or any other home improvement task we tackle. They turn to us knowing we have the discipline to complete each project on time, the mastery to attain excellence, the expertise to provide great insight, the accessibility to top-quality products, and the relational credibility to build respectful, friendly, reliable partnerships with them.
If you or someone you know is ready to experience service from the team that has raised the bar in roofing industry excellence, reach out to us. Serving customers in Arizona with all their roofing solutions is our specialty, and we are ready to meet you wherever you at with your roof or home. If you have questions, we’re here to answer them, and if you have a need, we are here to hear it and fulfill that need with our roofing services. If you are ready to begin a great partnership, don’t hesitate! Call Stapleton Roofing today!