What Does a Maui Roofing Contractor Do

2December 2019

If you’re wondering what does a Maui roofing contractor do, you’re in the right place.

Although roofing is a broad term, defining what a roofer does is not that difficult. So, without any further ado, here’s what a Maui roofing contractor is and what they can do for you.

What is a Maui roofing contractor?

Before explaining what a roofing contractor is, it’s important to point out that there’s a slight difference between a roofer, a roofing contractor and a roofing company on Maui.

A roofer is simply someone who works on your roof. They may be licensed or not, they may be employed by a roofing company or not. The term roofer basically describes anyone who can do work on a roof so, if you need to hire someone to replace or fix yours, make sure you hire someone licensed and insured and avoid hiring anyone who is not legally qualified to do the job.

Explaining what a roofing company is and does may be redundant. Roofing companies on the island and in the country specialize in either one or more areas that include roofing.

And last, but not least, a Maui roofing contractor is a professional who is licensed, insured and specializes in roof repairs, modifications or installations. Generally speaking, a roofing contractor will take on a job by himself, but for bigger projects, professionals may work with a team of subcontractors to ensure the job is done correctly and in a timely manner.

What does a roofing contractor do on Maui?

A Maui roofing contractor can do many things, from fixing a leak on your roof to completely tearing off your old roof and replacing it with a new one.

In other words, a roofing professional can work on new installations, as well as repair older ones. They can also monitor the process in residential, as well as commercial buildings on the island.

Analyzing the construction plans, making sure the project is done in accordance with the design and determining the best materials to be used for a roofing job is also part of a roofing contractor’s job description.

As the job title says, it’s “customary” for a roofing professional to actually climb up a roof to do their job. However, in certain situations, that may not be necessary.

Rooftop inspections, for instance, may be done the classical way, by climbing up the roof to assess its condition, or it may be done using drone technology.

Drone roof inspections are not new, but they’re gaining a lot of ground lately and of course, they make a roofer’s job much easier and safer. Not to mention the quality of a roof inspection job can’t even begin to compare with a standard inspection.

When should you contact a roofing professional on the island?

Whenever you need to fix your roof after a nasty storm, whenever it’s time to replace your old roof or if an inspection is long overdue, call Island Independence. We’re here to take a good look at your roof, fix whatever needs to be fixed, waterproof it or replace it altogether.