Depending on the urgency of fixing your roof, the process of choosing a quality Austin roofing company should be the same.
While a leak that requires immediate repair may sway you from simply picking anyone out of the phone book, know that a shoddy roofing job can lead to larger problems in the future.
Let's briefly go over what one should see in the qualities of a professional roofer.
Price will be the first thing anyone looks into in this arena. While price should not be the deciding factor, it shouldn't be overly outrageous.
The cheapest is usually not the best either. A good company will give you a quote, explain what they are providing including breakdown of materials and even provide a resource to compare pricing.
Licensing and insurance are the next most important thing if not being the most critical. Proper licensing insures they are competent while insurance will cover any damages or possible injuries a worker may have which you'd be responsible for if they didn't have insurance. Be sure these are clear before even considering a company to work on your roof.
Recommendations from friends or family in the local area are the easiest and most reliable way to get a decent roofer. Knowing they have done good work before can help one make a decision quicker if necessary. Just take into account what was just mentioned earlier and you'd be fine.