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Riverside Roofing | P.O. Box 1021, Gainesville, GA 30503 | 8 a.m.-7 p.m. daily
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Nov. 27, 2023) – Headquartered in historic downtown Gainesville, Riverside Roofing specializes in delivering top-quality roofs and unparalleled expertise in the insurance process.
"While we excel at crafting durable roofs, our true pride lies in our ability to navigate the complex world of insurance claims," states Felix Rivera, who co-owns the business with Parker White. "With a proven system that streamlines the approval process, we ensure that homeowners receive the rightful compensation, leaving no room for shortcuts or compromises."
At Riverside Roofing, Rivera states, "we don't just build roofs; we safeguard your peace of mind, one shingle at a time."
"Our company's commitment to both the craft and the community is a testament to our founders' deep-rooted connection to Gainesville," Rivera states. "With Riverside Roofing, you're not just getting a roof; you're getting a dedicated partner that guides you through the insurance process, ensuring that your investment is protected, and your home is covered with a reliable, long-lasting roof."
Learn the ins and outs of Riverside Roofing, what makes it a Must-Try Monday-worthy business and why you should make it a destination the next time you're near downtown Gainesville by reviewing the exclusive Q+A with Rivera below.
Q: When did your business open and where? If your business has operated at other locations, please list those.
A: Our business, Riverside Roofing, opened its doors in Gainesville, Georgia, in 2021. Since our inception, we've proudly served not only Gainesville, but also the surrounding areas, providing exceptional services to our customers.
Q: How long have you been operating on the historic square in downtown Gainesville?
A: We have been operating on the historic square in downtown Gainesville since our establishment in 2021. Our commitment to this vibrant community and its homeowners has been a core part of our business from day one.
Q: What drew you to operate your business in downtown Gainesville?
A: Our deep-rooted connection to Gainesville and the fond memories we have of this community's historic square made it a natural choice for us.
Q: What kinds of products and/or services does your business offer to the public?
A: Riverside Roofing offers a comprehensive range of products and services to the public. Our primary product is asphalt shingles. However, we also install metal roofs, shake roofs and composite roofs.
Q: Can you give some examples of unique products and/or services you offer that aren’t easily replicated elsewhere in town?
A: What sets Riverside Roofing apart is our profound understanding of the insurance process and its alignment with local building codes. This expertise enables us to secure approvals for homes with minimal roof damage, ensuring homeowners receive the necessary coverage and compliance for their properties.
Q: What offerings are you most proud of and why? Give us the scoop!
A: We are most proud of our ability to navigate the insurance process and secure approvals for homes with minimal roof damage. This distinctive expertise ensures homeowners receive the protection and compliance they need, setting us apart and reflecting our commitment to delivering exceptional roofing solutions and peace of mind to our valued customers.
Q: Do you target a specific audience? If so, can you please specify?
A: Our target audience comprises anyone with storm damage to their roof, a category that encompasses a broader range of homeowners than one might initially assume. We are here to assist and provide our expertise to ensure that anyone facing such roof damage receives the support and coverage they need.
Q: If you aim to target everyone, can you please explain how and through what products and/or services?
A: Our target audience consists of homeowners in need of roofing assistance due to storm damage, and we specialize in providing them with the support and coverage they require. While we may not serve those with undamaged roofs, we are here to assist everyone else in our community and beyond.
Q: What is your favorite “must try” item you offer and why?
A: Our must-try recommendation is our class 3 shingles, which not only save money on insurance premiums, but also offer enhanced home protection. These shingles provide a dual benefit that our customers truly appreciate.
Q: In your own words, what makes your business a positive addition to the downtown cityscape?
A: Our presence on the downtown cityscape is a positive addition because we are a local business deeply rooted in the community, offering essential services and expertise that homeowners need.
PHOTO CUTLINE | Riverside Roofing is headquartered in historic downtown Gainesville. Find additional photos shared via the @GainesvilleGeorgiaGovernment Facebook page.