Choosing a roofing contractor company can be a tough decision, especially if you don’t know the full difference between a specialty roofing contractor and a generalist roofing contractor. Today, let’s break down what it means to be a specialty roofing contractor in detail.
What Does “Specialty” Mean?
A “specialist” in any field is an expert in a particular or niche subject matter/skill. For example, both an orthopedic surgeon and a cardiovascular surgeon are doctors. However, the orthopedic surgeon focuses on treating bone or muscle issues whereas a cardiovascular surgeon treats issues with the heart and cardiovascular system.
A specialty anything is the best choice when dealing with problems in their field. If you had to choose between an orthopedic doctor or a cardiovascular doctor to treat your heart condition, which would you pick? The answer is obvious.
A Specialty Roofing Contractor is Always the Best for Their Field
Simply put, a specialty professional is the best choice for their field of study or expertise. Why?
To become a specialist, a specialty company or professional must:
• Spend extra years gaining the experience and knowledge necessary to become the best in their field
• Usually become licensed as specialists for their industry
• Know more in-depth knowledge about their subject and generalists in their field
For example, a generalist roofing contractor company may be able to install some roofs and provide some roof repairs. But a generalist roofing contractor company does not specialize in any particular area.
Thus, they aren’t appropriate for more complex or advanced roofing projects, including but not limited to:
• Installing specialty roofs
• Repairing specialty roofs
• Providing key insights and advice for homeowners regarding specialty roof materials
• And more
Of course, a specialty roofing company is only a specialist in one or two areas. For example, you may hire one roofing company for a particular project, then hire another specialist for a different project on another property.
It’s a tradeoff in time and expertise. No roofing contractor can be the best at everything, so it’s in your best interest to find a roofing specialist that’s the best for what you need for your next project. For any given specialty area, you’ll likely only have a few choices. As the specialty focus narrows, the talent pool also shrinks.
What a Specialty Roofing Contractor Can Bring to Your Project
The right specialist roofing company has the precise knowledge and expertise necessary to bring an advanced roofing project to life or to complete a more complex roofing modification. For example, many roofing companies specialize in a few areas of the roofing industry, such as asphalt shingles.
The Roofing Center specializes in asphalt shingles, stone-coated metal roofs, and other high-quality roofing products.
Stone Coated Steel: The Roofing Center’s Product of Choice
While we can assist with a variety of roofing projects, The Roofing Center’s product of choice is stone-coated steel. As fully-fledged experts in this product, we’ve been working with it since 1981 and have delivered quality roofing results for clients for decades.
Furthermore, we’re on good terms with all the major stone-coated steel manufacturers and have installed stone-coated roofs on both residential and commercial properties. Because of these factors, we are the go-to choice for any stone-coated steel roofing project.
Ultimately, considering a new roof on your home is a massive investment. It may be one of the biggest purchases you ever make! You shouldn’t settle for anything but the best, especially when it comes to stone-coated steel.
Your specialty roofing contractors are just a phone call away. Contact us today for more information.