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When hiring a roofer, people’s main concern is cost. However, hiring a roofer with a license should be an important factor in your decision as well. Keep reading to learn why hiring a licensed roofer is important and what that looks like in Texas!The Importance of Licensed Roofers

What is a Roofing License?

A roofing license is a document that lets the public know that a roofer is skilled and provides consumer protection. To get a license, roofers must pass several tests. These include tests of production quality, skills, and safety knowledge. Many states and cities require a license to practice, however some states like Texas, do not. A licensed roofer is in your best interest, even if it is not required to become a roofer in your state.


Why is Having a License Important?

There are several reasons why hiring someone with a license is important. These include the quality of work, legal protection, and peace of mind. A licensed roofer, like KangaRoof, will provide high-quality work and they also have industry knowledge. They had to demonstrate these skills to pass their licensing test. Licensed roofers will follow strict safety guidelines, protecting themselves and you, from damage or injury. They will also provide a legally-binding contract, so you know what you are paying for and how long the project will take to complete. All of these can give you peace of mind and ensure you are not being taken advantage of.

Licensed Roofers in Texas

As we mentioned earlier, having a license is not required to practice roofing in Texas. However, roofers can get licensed voluntarily. The Roofing Contractors Association of Texas has a voluntary licensing program. To become licensed through RCAT a roofer must submit references, pass a safety and business knowledge test, and submit proof of insurance. A roofer that has gone through this process of their own free will is someone you can trust! They are willing to go above and beyond to show their customers how skilled at roofing they are!

KangaRoof is proud to be licensed by the Roofing Contractors Association of Texas. You can even see proof of our license and commitment to excellence here! If you’re ready to work with a roofing company that puts people first, contact KangaRoof today!