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Macon, GA – June 20, 2016: Schwartz Residential Roofing
Schwartz Residential Roofing of Macon, Georgia, has received the most prestigious contractor award GAF has to offer: The GAF President’s Club Award. This highly coveted award recognizes Schwartz Residential Roofing as one of the “elite of the elite” residential roofing contractors in the United States.
GAF is North America’s largest roofing manufacturer, and only GAF Master Elite(R) Contractors can compete for its residential President’s Club Award. To qualify for this award, a residential roofing contractor must demonstrate an exceptional level of excellence in their business, especially in the areas of Installation Excellence, Consumer Protection, and Installer Training.
Schwartz Residential Roofing has been a GAF Master Elite(R) Contractor since 2010. To become a Master Elite(R) Contractor–a status that less than 2% of roofing contractors nationwide have achieved–a candidate must demonstrate proper licensing and adequate insurance, have a proven reputation and show commitment to ongoing professional training.
It’s not often that a prospective roofing customer can find a contractor that’s been in the business since the early years of the last century–but Schwartz Residential Roofing is one such company. “There are just not many businesses that have been around for 105 years, let alone a roofing business,” explains Joe Hanson, general manager. “That length tells you something–that obviously our service is good, our quality is excellent, and we know how to do business because we’ve been in business for this long. There’s also a trust factor, because of the fact that the Schwartz name has been around as long as it has. With our reputation, you can trust us to do the job correctly. There is really no risk to the homeowner who chooses Schwartz to do a roof.”
“Our reputation within the community is our number one asset,” continues Hanson. “Part of that comes from being a fifth-generation, family-owned business. But going along with that is GAF’s Golden Pledge warranty. In our market, we’re the only contractor that can offer that warranty.”
According to vice president George Jones, communication is another big factor in the company’s success. “It differentiates us from our competition. At any time of day, any day of the week, you can reach a live person by phone. That makes a big difference in our industry.”
Jones has served as president of Georgia’s State Roofing Contractors Association. Schwartz Roofing has received the Angie’s List Super Service Award and holds an A+ accreditation with the Better Business Bureau. Hanson explains: “We’re known not only as a quality roofing company but one that’s involved within the community and gives back.”
Going forward, the company expects to continue its growth, as well as increase awareness of Schwartz’s expansion into siding. “People are surprised to learn this,” says Jones. “It’s one of our biggest things,” adds Hanson. “We offer both vinyl and fiber cement siding.”
Hanson and Jones conclude by pointing out the company’s growing reach. “In 2014, we actually completed projects in nine different states, from Maryland to Florida. This demonstrates what we’ve been saying: we’re established, we’ve been around a long-time, and our footprint is pretty large.”
About Schwartz Residential Roofing
Started in 1910 by an immigrant Hungarian metalworker, Schwartz Residential Roofing is now one of the largest and most respected roofing companies in the country. The company aims to continue its business ethic in the years just as it has for the last century. Schwartz’s mission is to satisfy customers and keep them coming back, time after time. Commitment to customers is part of the company legacy.
Schwartz Residential Roofing
279 Reid Street
Macon, GA 31206
Founded in 1886, GAF is the largest roofing manufacturer in North America. The company’s products include a comprehensive portfolio of steep-slope and commercial roofing systems, which are supported by an extensive national network of factory-certified contractors. Its success is driven by its commitment to Advanced Quality, Industry Expertise, and Solutions Made Simple. GAF was the first roofing manufacturer to offer a Lifetime limited warranty on all of its laminated shingles, which then evolved with the introduction of the GAF Lifetime Roofing System by extending the Lifetime coverage beyond just the roofing shingles. For more about GAF, visit http://www.gaf.com