Changing the game: why three quotes are yesterday’s news

July 22, 2023 by

Let’s be honest, we have all been there: a home repair or renovation project is on the horizon, and our first instinct is to collect quotes from at least three different contractors. The idea is to compare prices, materials, and projected timelines to get the best value for our hard-earned money. While this might have been the most logical approach a decade ago, things have drastically changed in the world of roofing, thanks to the digital revolution. Today, we’re going to discuss why obtaining multiple quotes for your asphalt roof replacement may not be necessary anymore.

The tale of traditional roofing quotes

Traditionally, securing an estimate for an asphalt roof replacement was no walk in the park. The process entailed reaching out to multiple contractors, scheduling appointments, and then playing the waiting game. The aim was to compare prices, materials, and completion times to ensure the best value for your money. You could leave multiple voicemails or send numerous emails, only to be met with a wall of silence. This difficulty in even eliciting a response from contractors was not just disheartening but also wasted precious time, putting your home improvement plans on indefinite hold.

Next came the hurdle of appointments. While this should be straightforward, the reality was often far from it. Confirming a convenient time with contractors could become a logistical nightmare for a homeowner, leading to a series of rescheduling, miscommunications, and no-shows. When a contractor finally showed up, the interaction was usually rushed, leaving little time for homeowners to discuss their needs adequately or ask pertinent questions.

Once the appointments were finally completed, the waiting game commenced. The days would tick by, transforming into weeks, as homeowners anxiously awaited their quotes. And sadly, even after all that time and effort, the results could still be less than satisfactory. Estimates could come in significantly over budget or with unrealistic timelines, forcing homeowners to restart the whole process with new contractors.

All of these hurdles culminated in a process that was not just stressful and frustrating but also highly inefficient. The aim was always to ensure the best value for your money, but the methods employed were cumbersome, exhausting, and often unsuccessful.

At Gunner, we embrace innovation and efficiency, and we are convinced there’s a better way to handle roofing estimates. We are delighted to present our latest initiative, a groundbreaking approach that drastically streamlines the traditionally lengthy quoting process. No more reaching out to multiple contractors or waiting anxiously for responses. Now, you can get an instant, competitively priced quote for your new roof, right when you need it. Here’s why this change is significant.

infographic showing the simplified roofing process for homeowners

Our online roofing quote and purchase process is a breeze!

Gunner’s digital advantage

  1. Real-time quotes and purchases: Our online quote system has been designed to provide immediate estimates. Say goodbye to voicemails and lengthy waits, and say hello to instant, accurate quotes. With our platform, you can quickly receive an accurate quote and, once you’re satisfied, seamlessly proceed with the purchase. At Gunner Roofing, we understand the value of your time and are committed to optimizing your experience with us.
  2.  24/7 accessibility: Unlike traditional contractors who work within set hours, our online system is accessible around the clock. Whether it’s early in the morning or late at night, you can request or review your quote at a time that suits you.
  3. No-pressure selling: At Gunner, we pride ourselves on a no-pressure selling approach. Unlike some traditional face-to-face encounters you might have experienced in the past, we put you in the driver’s seat. Our online system is designed to give you the time and space to review, adjust, and finalize your quote at your own pace. You get to make informed decisions without any rush or high-pressure sales tactics. We are here to guide and support, not to push a sale. Your comfort and satisfaction in the buying journey are of utmost importance to us.
  4. Efficient communication: Our online platform streamlines the communication process, allowing for quick and easy updates or queries. You can relay your needs or concerns directly to us, ensuring nothing is lost in translation as it often can be in traditional phone tag games.
  5. Transparency first: We stand by the principle of transparency. Our online quote offers a detailed breakdown of costs, so you understand where each dollar is allocated. The quote you receive includes roof tear-off, materials, delivery, installation labor, permits, cleanup fees, and disposal costs. We eliminate the possibility of hidden costs or unexpected charges, ensuring you have complete clarity on your investment.
  6. Consistent estimates: Traditional methods of obtaining quotes from roofing contractors often yield varying results, depending on a host of factors. Our quotes maintain a consistent standard for all customers. With our online pricing system, you can rest assured that you’re getting the same deal as your neighbor. We believe in a level playing field, where everyone is guaranteed the same fair price, eliminating the guesswork and uncertainty often associated with traditional quote sourcing.
  7. Up-front scheduling: Our online system allows you to view our calendar and schedule your roofing project at the time of purchase. This feature ensures you have control over project timing and eliminates any scheduling uncertainty.
  8. Empowered decision-making: With online quotes, you have the power to review the estimate at your own pace, ensuring it aligns with your budget. There’s no pressure or rush; you can make an informed decision when you’re ready.
  9. Personalized experience: The online quote system allows for customization based on your specific needs. You can tweak different parameters such as shingle colors and add-ons, like skylights and gutter guards, to see how they impact your quote. This ensures a personalized experience tailored to your unique requirements.
  10. Guaranteed quality: Opting for Gunner Roofing is choosing a blend of expertise, exceptional craftsmanship, and a commitment to superior materials. Our team, with its meticulous attention to detail and high-quality standards, works with industry-leading manufacturers to source durable, high-performance materials that enhance your home’s aesthetics. We understand the importance of material and workmanship warranties, and to address this, each product we install comes with comprehensive warranties, providing reassurances beyond the completion of the project.

But our commitment goes beyond product and workmanship quality. We also provide unrivaled customer service from the initial quote to project completion, ensuring a smooth, pleasant, and satisfying journey. At Gunner Roofing, there’s no need for comparison. Our approach to ensuring quality, our extensive warranties, our superior customer service, and our unwavering commitment to your satisfaction are all integral parts of the Gunner guarantee. Trust us to deliver excellence – where top-tier quality isn’t an exception, it’s our standard.

The evolution of quotes for your home projects

In a world where time is invaluable and customer convenience is paramount, Gunner is raising the bar by eliminating the time-consuming process of obtaining multiple quotes. Our online system reflects a shift toward efficiency, transparency, and customer empowerment. Gone are the days where you need to collect and compare three different quotes, juggling calls and appointments, or deal with high-pressure sales tactics. By providing real-time quotes, 24/7 accessibility, a no-pressure selling environment, and a commitment to quality and customer satisfaction, we’ve made the journey from quote to new roof smoother and simpler.

screen showing Gunner's estimate process

Our online estimate tool makes booking your next project quick and easy!

Our innovative approach doesn’t stop at asphalt roofing. We’re currently in the process of expanding our online quoting and purchasing capabilities to include a wider range of our services. In the near future, you’ll be able to receive instant, competitively priced quotes for siding and window projects along with other types of roofing. This enhancement means you can seamlessly transition from receiving a quote to finalizing a purchase across a more extensive range of our high-quality services – all from the comfort of your own home and at a time that suits you best.

By constantly innovating, we’re not just transforming the way roofing, siding, and window projects are quoted and purchased. We’re creating a customer experience that prioritizes your convenience, values your time, and puts you in control. At Gunner, we’re not just rewriting the rules – we’re doing away with the old playbook altogether.

So, join us on this path of innovation, where the concept of “three quotes” is fast becoming a relic of the past. Experience a modern, efficient, and customer-friendly approach to home improvements with Gunner. Here, we’re making the future of home improvement services a reality today.

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