Choose a roofing expert
Before choosing your roofer for your roofing work, there are several things to consider and check.
Licence, permits and insurance
To legally carry out his activities, the contractor must hold a licence from the Régie du bâtiment du Québec (RBQ), which confirms its competence and integrity. Check the roofer's licence you intend to hire and the validity of his number. The latter, composed of 10 figures, must be on its estimates, contracts and invoices.
The contractor must be registered as an employer with the Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST). This insurance service protects his business from the risk of a significant financial burden that may result from a professional error.
The contractor must also confirm that he has civil liability insurance for the duration of the work. The insurance provides protection against claims for damages, for injury or property damage caused by the contractor or its employees.
RBQ licence deposit
A roofing contractor applying for a licence must post a bond of $20,000 with the Régie du bâtiment du Québec. In fact, bail was recently increased from $10,000 to $20,000. This sum is used to guarantee the execution of its contractual obligations and to compensate any customer who has suffered damage for work not carried out, not completed or carried out in an inadequate manner.
In addition to having more than 15 years of experience in the field, Couvreur Couv-Toit holds a valid license from the Régie du bâtiment du Québec, is a member in good standing of the Association des professionnels de la construction et de l'habitation du Québec and is recommended by CAA-Québec. Get peace of mind by entrusting your roof to experienced and certified roofers.
Couvreur Couv-Toit is the roofing expert you need for your roofing work!
Couvreur Couv-Toit is above all a family story. Our profession is a passion passed down from father to son. It is undoubtedly thanks to our dedication to our customers and our love of hard work that, since 2005, our company has built an enviable reputation and experienced a strong expansion.