Not all roofing contractors are legitimate, and too many home and building owners have paid dearly for using them.
This type of scam artist is unlicensed, uninsured, and probably lacking in experience. He may use high pressure or scare tactics, and "bonus offers" to get your business. He may ask you for a substantial down payment prior to starting the job. Beware of any and all such schemes.
If you do use an unlicensed, uninsured firm or individual, don't be mislead into believing that your homeowner's or personal liability policy necessarily protects you. In many cases, you may be liable for suit. Read more