Effective June 2nd 2012, State Bill 38: The Consumer Protection/Residential Roofing Bill of Rights, became law in Colorado. This bill was designed to level the playing field a bit and to extend additional rights to home owners who’s roof have been damaged from wind/hail and are being paid for by their Home Owner’s Insurance.
A few items of note regarding this law:
- Scope of work & a list materials must to be provided by the contractor
- Your projects approximate start and finish date
- The Contractors current and working contact information
- Proof of insurance coverage….Genereal Liability and Workers Compensation
- A cancellation policy
- 72 hour right to rescind the service agreement or contract
- Roofing Contractors may not pay for all or parts of a home owners deductible
- ….and more
Below are links to the Colorado Roofing Association’s SB38 Factsheet and a look the the actual law.