Our company owner, J. Trent Hicks, is a Master’s Level, second generation NC Licensed Building
Contractor with more than 45 years experience in the construction industry. He is certified as an “Expert Witness” for construction-related litigation; and offers his extensive experience through testimony for disputes in several legal jurisdictions. Our business is “family owned and operated” with a history of satisfied customers, building our business through primarily “word of mouth” referrals.
Local & Reputable
We began our business operations in Cary in 1993; and have thousands of satisfied customers; many who have provided extensive handwritten personal letters and online reviews that describe our passion to only “do things the right way” and to “treat others as we want to be treated.”
Licensed & Accredited
We are North Carolina LicensedBuilding
Contractors authorized to perform projects for single family residences, multi-family residences, commercial, industrial, and educational structures; yet we specialize in residential shingle roofs. We hold an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau of Eastern North Carolina. We are acknowledged via certification as a Select ShingleMaster
installer/applicator authorized by CertainTeed/Saint-Gobain to ONLY install their Integrity Roofing Systems; manufactured by our neighbors at the CertainTeed plant located in Oxford, NC.
We maintain general liability and worker’s compensation insurance to provide a comprehensive umbrella of protection for our customers; and we are proud of our history after more than four decades in business without a single claim. We gladly provide homeowners with written or digital Certificates of Insurance (COI’s) directly from our Cary insurance agent.
Craftsmanship & Precision
We specialize in premium quality products, with expert “hand nailed“ installation of asphalt/fiberglass shingles for residential roofing.
NAIL GUNS ARE NOT USED TO ATTACH SHINGLES
Our installation techniques are recognized as EXCEEDING all the written installation instructions provided by the shingle manufacturers.
Storm Damage Assistance
We offer free Roof Assessments to compare with your insurance ADJUSTER'S report as an opinion for determination of a potential “loss’” due to storm damage. We often schedule our representative to meet “on your roof” with your insurance ADJUSTER to identify damage to ensure an accurate assessment is provided.
CertainTeed SureStart Plus, 5 Star Warranty of the Integrity Roof System Warranty conditions include:
- Extends standard SureStart duration and coverage to 50 years from installation date
- Fully transferable warranty- to one subsequent owner within 12 years
- CertainTeed warranty covers materials, labor, tear-off, and
debris disposal costs for 50 years after installation date
- Increases the wind warranty to 130 mph for 15 years
J. Trent & Associates Extended Warranty
Seven level protection for all plumbing pipe penetrations
Three level protection for all vent penetrations
Certainteed WinterGuard® ice and water shield protection for all rake slopes
Copper flashing protection for all masonry intersections