The following caution is from the CSLB website:
“Do not automatically accept the lowest bid. In fact, you should beware of any bid that is substantially lower than the others. It probably indicates that the contractor made a mistake or is not including all the work quoted by his or her competitors.
You may be headed for a dispute with your contractor if you accept an abnormally low bid. It also is possible that a low-bidding contractor may cut corners or do substandard work to make a profit.”
You can read more on this subject at: http://www.cslb.ca.gov/Consumers/HireAContractor/FindingTheRightContractor.asp
Most homeowners only hire a roofing contractor every 10 years or more and many don’t know how to compare proposals.
The information on this page is provided to help homeowners avoid hiring a roofing contractor that will frustrate you with poor quality or who will demand more money once your roof is torn off and bad weather is in the forecast.
Choosing the lowest bidder can look like a smart, money saving move, but it rarely works out.
Every contractor is in business to make money and if you accept the lowest bid, you will either end up with quality issues or paying more than the original quote. Either way you end up losing.
Before you sign any re-roofing or roofing repair proposal consider this information carefully.
If you do a Google search you will find that there are numerous stories in prominent national and local magazines and newspapers about unethical roofing contractors. The stories typically describe trusting homeowners that lost their deposit or were left with an unfinished project.
At Galla-Rini Roofing we take a different approach.
My name is Miles Galla-Rini and I own Galla-Rini Roofing. We are a family business that has been installing and repairing roofs in Orange County since 1990.
I set up my company to deliver outstanding personal service and quality on every roofing project rather than trying to become the biggest roofing contractor in Orange County. Simply put, I value excellence versus size.
We climb up on every roof to ensure we give you a proposal you can rely on.
We back up our work with a 10-year warranty on labor/installation that is almost double what most of our competitors offer.
I chose Galla-Rini Roofing because their reputation is honesty, integrity and solid workmanship. My new roof just pops with the exterior paint color I chose to co-ordinate an entire new look. The Galla-Rini roofers worked with the tenting company to ensure timely protection against termites, while the new boards were being placed.
Every day clean-up was a real plus for safety and neatness. I am so pleased with the new roof, and the new look it affords my home. No more leaks and good people with whom I could trust completely. Thank you Miles and all your good workers.
– Karen Margaret
The roofing industry in Orange County is competitive but price should not be the most important factor in your decision especially since your roof should provide you with a minimum of 10 years of worry free protection from the elements.
I appreciate your time and the opportunity to earn your business. I look forward to answering your questions about your roofing needs.
Serving Orange County and the Surrounding Southern California Communities including:
Irvine, Orange, Newport Beach, Laguna Beach, Anaheim, Tustin, Villa Park, Mission Viejo, Lake Forest, Anaheim Hills, Foothill Ranch, Costa Mesa, Laguna Hills, Aliso Viejo and Huntington Beach.