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The Best Roofers in Murfreesboro TN Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire


Roofing contractors in Murfreesboro TN bearing The Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10 symbol are the residential or commercial roofers who have exceeded the minimum Tennessee regulatory standard. They are the ones proven by our independent research to have passed the TOP 10 requirements for competency and value, carry liability insurance as protection for you the customer, who have agreed to hire only employees legal to work in the U.S., and for whom our staff has called previous customers to verify high satisfaction with them as roofers in Murfreesboro TN for new roofing, re-roofing, or roofing repair including shingle roofing, shake roofing, metal roofing, tile roofing and more.

 

The TOP 10 Roofing Companies in Murfreesboro TN

Porter Roofing Contractors

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(615) 867-8663
850 Park Ave # C
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Areas Served: Rutherford County TN, La Vergne TN, Smyrna TN, Murfreesboro TN,…
Services: roofing contractors for new roofing, roof repair services, reroofing

Oltman Roofing & Repair

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(615) 893-7353
8499 Shelbyville Pike
Christiana, TN 37037

Areas Served: La Vergne Tennessee, Smyrna Tennessee, Murfreesboro Tennessee, Rutherford County Tenn
Services: roofing contractors & roofers for roof repair, re-roofing, new roof…

Murfreesboro Roofing Co

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(615) 893-0108
316 W Lytle St # 100
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Areas Served: Murfreesboro TN, La Vergne TN, Smyrna TN, Rutherford County TN,…
Services: new roofing, roof repair, roofing services incl. regular roof maintenance…

MVP Roofing

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(615) 796-4686
140 Withers Ave
Smyrna, TN 37167

Areas Served: Rutherford County TN, Murfreesboro Tenn, Smyrna Tenn, La Vergne Tenn,…
Services: local roofers for new roofing, roof repair, roof leak, slate…

Integrity 1st Roofing

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(615) 573-1370
120 Seward St
Smyrna, TN 37167

Areas Served: Murfreesboro Tennessee, Smyrna Tenn, Rutherford County Tenn, La Vergne Tennessee
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Holland Roofing

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(615) 984-7197
551 Huntley Industrial Blvd
Smyrna, TN 37167

Areas Served: Murfreesboro Tenn, Rutherford County Tenn, La Vergne TN, Smyrna TN
Services: new roofing, roof repair, roof inspection, gutters & downspouts

Roof Toppers

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(615) 625-3655
133 Weakley Ln # 260
Smyrna, TN 37167

Areas Served: Rutherford County Tennessee, Murfreesboro Tennessee, Smyrna Tennessee, La Vergne Tenn
Services: local roofing company for new roofing, tile roofing, slate roofing,…

Roof Services of Middle TN

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(615) 625-3706
218 Saint Lukes Ln
Smyrna, TN 37167

Areas Served: Smyrna TN, Murfreesboro TN, La Vergne TN, Rutherford County TN
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The Best Roofers in Murfreesboro TN Are the Ones Proven Safe To Hire

The state of Tennessee requires a license of roofing contractors in Murfreesboro TN to work on projects $25,000 or more. A license from a state other than Tennessee is not valid under Tennessee law.  The Tennessee roofing contractors license mandated for roofing companies in Murfreesboro requires passing an exam, proof of liability and worker's comp insurance.  For projects between $3,000 and $25,000, a different state license can be used which does not require passing any exam for competency.

But even the Tennessee roofers license is no guarantee that any particular roofing contractor is doing business ethically, providing real value, and satisfying customers.

All local roofers in Murfreesboro TN bearing The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol are those that have passed a higher standard than state law, including our research phone calls to their previous customers verifying high satisfaction with their roofing services, proof of liability and workers comp insurance for your protection, hiring only documented workers, a clean complaint record, and more.

Tips About Hiring Roofers in Murfreesboro TN

Beware of roofing companies that prey on storm victims, especially ones that come from out of state with the intent to disappear with your money.

Never sign over an insurance check to the roofing contractor on his claim that he needs you to do so in order to pay for materials.

The law requires that roofing companies doing work covered by an insurer must provide you a form that notifies you of your right to cancel a contract within three days after signing and/or getting a written statement from your insurance company that the contract from the roofing contractor is not a covered claim. Once a contract is cancelled, roofing contractors have just ten business days to return all monies to you, except for emergency roofing repairs.

Tennessee State law prohibits roofing contractors from collecting money up front for more than one-third the total job cost.

 

Roofing Contractors in Murfreesboro TN Perform Various Services



In addition to new roofing, roofing companies in Murfreesboro TN can fix a leaky roof, replace roof shingles, or repair broken slate roofs. Use our research to find the best roofers in Murfreesboro to replace a roof, fix a leaky roof, or roof repair. 

Any particular roofer Murfreesboro TN specifically, might not have experience with all types of structures and materials. For example, a pitched roof would call for an elevated level of skill compared to a flat roof.

Some roofers in Murfreesboro are certified by different manufacturers to install those products to a higher level of quality, which allows for better manufacturer warranties and better roofing that lasts longer.

Some roofers also have the skill to install gutters and downspouts.

Roofing Contractors in Murfreesboro TN Offer Many Parts and Roofing Materials


Not all roofs require the same materials. Options include shake roofs or imitation shake roofs, slate roofs, concrete tile roofs, clay tile roofs and wood shingle roofs, and each has its own list of possible benefits and potential drawbacks.

Some local roofers in Murfreesboro can do work that will help you avoid roof problems or bring new life to an old roof. Options include: applying hot tar or tar and gravel, using adhesive modified bitumen or fire resistant roofing, applying elastomeric coatings or polyurethane foam for weather protection and installing custom roof edging.

There are also a number of "green" options for roofs. Some eco-friendly roofs may include composite roofing or energy efficient roofing instead of wood shingles. 
Ventilation products can also be installed.

Some roofing companies may have expertise with metal roofs and can recoat or fix steel roofing, steel roof shingles, stone coated steel roofing, aluminum roofing, insulated aluminum roofing, copper roofing, corrugated metal roofing or zinc roofing.

ROOF TYPES



There are three main kinds of roofs types, and the terminology is based on their slope or pitch: High Slope, Low Slope and Flat

Flat Roof: for every 12 horizontal inches there are less than two inches vertical rise

High Slope Roof: For every 12 horizontal inches there are over five inches of vertical rise

Low Slope Roof: for every 12 horizontal inches there are two to five inches of vertical rise

ROOF COMPONENTS



The components of a typical roofing system are: Underlayment, Structural Support, Roofing Material, Roof Sheathing and Flashing.

Roof Sheathing: material that goes over the structural support and is most often plywood or OSB (Oriented Strand Board).



Structural Support: Joists, rafters or trusses that provide support.

Flashing: Where the roof meets vertical surfaces, such as a chimney, or at the valleys created when adjoining roof sections of differing angles meet.

Underlayment: A moisture protection layer on top of the roof sheathing (sometimes called a roof felt). 



Roofing Material: The visible layer of the roof which you can see, which is typically tile or shingles.

ROOFING MATERIALS



Asphalt Shingles or Fiberlass Shingles




Foam Roofing / Polyurethane Roofing: Used with flat roofs as a possible alternative to Rolled Roofing or Built-Up Roofing



Clay Tile / Concrete Tile

Metal Roofing


Reflective Lightweight Rocks 

Tar & Gravel



Wood Shakes




Rolled Roofing / Built-Up Roofing: Used on flat roofs or roofs with a very low slope

Ice and Water Shields for Roofing


An ice and water shield looks like the felt paper that is often used to line roofs, but has a better quality. Felt can stop many leaks, but may let moisture through where one sheet meets or overlaps another, or through nail holes.

Ice and water shield roofing material is made of rubberized asphalt with adhesive backing that seals overlaps and nail holes. Roofers in Murfreesboro can use it only where leaks may occur, or cover the whole span of the roof with it.

Some Roofers in Murfreesboro Are Safer To Spend With Than Others


The Prime Buyer's Report lists these roofing contractors in Murfreesboro TN: Porter Roofing Contractors Murfreesboro TN, Holland Roofing Smyrna TN, Roof Toppers Smyrna TN, Roof Services of Middle TN Smyrna TN, Oltman Roofing & Repair Christiana TN, Murfreesboro Roofing Co Murfreesboro TN, MVP Roofing Smyrna TN, Integrity 1st Roofing Smyrna TN. Other roofing contractors in Murfreesboro TN who might still be in business include: .

Questions To Ask Roofing Companies in Murfreesboro

 

When choosing which roofer to hire, ask the right questions about their experience, range of services, credentials, and methods and materials before deciding.

 

• Will the roofer sign a written contract? If they will not, you should not hire them.


• How long have they been building and repairing roofs in Murfreesboro? If they are new to the area, they may not be up to speed on the local laws, codes, and permit requirements.


• How many jobs and roofs have they done in Murfreesboro specifically? A roofer new to the area may not be familiar with the different climate issues impacting roofs in Murfreesboro and may have little idea about what materials work best. 



• Can the roofer put you in contact with former customers? (All roofing contractors bearing the Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had their customer references called by research staff at The Prime Buyer's Report so you don't have to.)




• How many different jobs have they done of comparable size and style as your roof? Roofing is a complicated field and not matching the exact materials with the correct roof can lead to serious problems.

• Do they have the proper license to do business in Murfreesboro?
 

• Does the roofer have active workers' compensation and general liability insurance? (All roofers in Murfreesboro bearing the Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had their proof of insurance verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)



• Will all the workers be legally able to work in the U.S.? (All roofing companies in Murfreesboro bearing The Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already signed an agreement to only hire documented workers.)   

• Besides the manufacturer warranty on the roofing materials, what kind of warranties and guarantees on their labor does the roofer provide?
 

• Do they only use materials from one manufacturer? Will they provide options on materials, and explain the difference between the choices?
 

• How long do they estimate the roof repair or new roof installation will take?

• What are the means used to estimate pricing for new roofs or roof repairs?

• Will the written estimate also include the brands and materials they will be using? Questionable roofing companies may claim to save you money but use inferior products that will only cost you money down the road.



• Will permits be required, and why? Will the roofer do the paperwork to get the permits?

• Will there be a cleanup schedule during construction? Your lawn could become filled with construction waste and tools without one. 

When you've chosen the best roofing contractor in Murfreesboro TN for your specific needs, make sure they are licensed with a state or county license for roofing contractors. (All roofing companies in Murfreesboro TN bearing the Prime Buyer's Report-TOP 10 symbol have already had their license verified by our research staff so you don't have to.)

Good Roofing Companies in Murfreesboro TN Use Good Roofing Brands


Good roofers in Murfreesboro TN use the best roofing materials. Some companies purchase these materials at discounted rates and then pass the savings on to you. Other roofers are able to qualify you for a manufacturer's warranty on their labor by being pre-approved by some brand manufacturers. Some of the better roofing brands include: Energy Star Cool Roofing Systems, CertainTeed Roofing, Firestone Building Products, Atlas Roofing Corp., GenFlex Roofing Systems, Recon Building Products, Award Metals, Dura-Loc Roofing Systems, , Elk Building Products, Hardishake, PABCO, Tamko Roofing Products, Gardner-Gibson Materials, DECRA Roofing Systems, Stone Metal Products, GAF Materials, Eagle Roofing Products and Air Vent.

Resources About Roofing Contractors in Murfreesboro TN


Licensing & Trade Associations Related to Roofers in Murfreesboro
 TN

Tennessee Association of Roofing Contractors - http://www.tarcroof.com
Better Business Bureau Tennessee - http://www.bbb.com/

NRCA National Roofing Contractors Association - http://www.nrca.net/

SRCA Slate Roofing Contractors Association - http://www.slateroofers.org/
TRI Tile Roofing Institute - http://www.tileroofing.org/ 

 

 

Media & Web Resources for Roofing in Murfreesboro


Professional Roofing Magazine
Roofing RSI Magazine

Roofing Contractor Magazine