What should I look for in a roofing company?

All homeowners will require professional roofing services from time to time. After all, roofing projects are typically not safe to complete as a do-it-yourself project, and you will want to ensure quality workmanship on this important area of the home. Most commonly, homeowners may contact a roofing contractor to inspect a roof if they believe the roof requires repairs or a replacement. They may also request a quote if they want to upgrade their roof for aesthetic or energy efficiency benefits. There are numerous roofing contractors available for you to work with in Ohio, but you may be wondering which one is the best one for you to choose. Before you go through the time and effort to get multiple quotes, you may consider narrowing down the options by researching these factors about each of the roofing contractors you are thinking about working with.


James did an outstanding job of making repair look good. If I were to have any more roofing difficulties, James would be the first contractor I would call.
— Randall S., E&M Roofing Customer

Licensed and Insured Professionals

One of the most important first steps to take when choosing which Ohio roofer to work with is to learn more about their licensing status and to ensure that they are insured. You may even request a copy of the license and proof of insurance to ensure that their credentials are current and active. While you may want to read consumer reviews to learn about customer service and you may want to compare estimates, you only want to take this step for companies that are fully licensed and insured.

E&M Roofing is a GAF Certified Weather Stopper Roofing Contractor as well as Owens Corning Certified. We are also a Better Business Bureau Accredited Business.

Local, Experienced Contractors

Some roofing contractors will travel across the state to complete roofing projects, but there are benefits associated with working with a local and experienced contractor. With a local company, you may expect a faster response and more convenient availability in many cases. The contractor may be known in the community, and some of your friends and neighbors may have first-hand experience with the contractor. You may also be able to more easily drive by homes with completed projects by the contractor to view quality of work up-close.

The overall quality and integrity of your roof is paramount to the structural integrity and overall aesthetic appeal of your home. Because of the importance of the roof, you simply do not want to rush through the selection process when deciding which roofing contractor to work with.

E&M Roofing has been locally owned and operated for over 20 years of roofing experience. We would love the opportunity to provide you with safe, quality service your family can trust.