Warranties can be tricky. One issue is covered; another issue may not be covered. With so many details to remember, it can be hard to keep track of your protection in the event of an emergency. This article is to help with understanding your warranty! As burdensome as picking apart your potential warranty may seem in addition to finding a contractor, it’s important that you fully understand how you may be covered. In the end you’ll save yourself time, money and a headache. Read below to find a few things to keep in mind before and after choosing a contractor.
Know what’s covered
Contractors offer various types of warranties. Ask your potential contractor about coverage against manufacturing defects in addition to coverage against workmanship errors. In the event that several of your shingles prove to be ineffective due to manufacturing, your contractor’s warranty may not offer coverage, as the defects are not related to the installation technique.
Aspen’s Ironclad Warranty covers all contractive work completed and materials used. As a preferred contractor by some of the industries’ leading manufacturers, we are able to offer this warranty because our installation procedures meet the top standards for coverage.
Take care of your home
It’s important to understand that your roof is part of a system that works in conjunction with the rest of your home to protect it from Mother Nature’s harm. With that being said, you must regularly maintain other elements of your home to ensure that your roof continues to function properly. Things like making sure your windows are properly sealed so water doesn’t get through to your roof, trimming your trees so the branches don’t hit your roof, and cleaning your gutters so water doesn’t clog and drain into your roof are important factors in ensuring that your roof continues to properly protect your home. With that being said, if elements like this are neglected over time, your warranty may not cover the damage caused by them. With routine inspections and upkeep, you can avoid this issue altogether.
Follow up after severe weather
When severe weather strikes your area, it’s a good idea to inspect your home for damage or have a professional come do so. Check your warranty so you’ll know what to watch for. Many contractors do not cover national disasters under warranty, so be sure to verify what your state classifies as a national disaster.
Aspen will come inspect your home free of charge and provide a complimentary estimate as well. Paying to have your home inspected is the last thing we want you to worry about during such a stressful time.
Knowing the ins and outs of your warranty in addition to the steps you should take to take full advantage of your warranty can save you thousands of dollars and tons of time. Your home is an investment worth educating yourself on and maintaining over time. Interested in more information about our warranty program? Learn more here.