The Third Estimate is now an Owens Corning Platinum Preferred Contractor

We are honored to announce that we are now 1 of 650 Owens Corning Platinum Certified Contractors! This esteemed certification recognizes us for our professionalism, reliability, and unparalleled craftsmanship. Being in the 1% of contractors given this certification, you can place confidence in us to make your home improvement a great experience all around.

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Pictured above: CEO Tara Colopy and Owner Steve Colopy with Owens Corning Platinum Preferred Contractor certification

Some of the rigorous requirements for this certification include:

  • Be a privately owned contractor
  • Have been a preferred contractor, or in business under the same name for 3 years
  • Hold licenses, permits, and all other insurances as required by local, state, or federal law
  • Pass a qualifying roof inspection and follow-up workmanship inspection every two years. For extended workmanship warranties, must commit to random inspections and agree to promptly make any corrections or repairs noted.
  • Carry $1M in general liability insurance
  • Commitment to excellence in customer service


Becoming an Owens Corning Platinum Preferred Contractor is a huge achievement. Receiving that validation from the most respected roofing material company in the business means a lot for us, but it also means a lot for YOU if you choose to work with us.

  • We now can offer the best extended warranty on the market: The Platinum Protection Warranty
    • Limited lifetime warranty of 25 years of workmanship (prorated after 25 years)
    • 50 years of materials covered (non-prorated)
  • After working hard to meet the strict guidelines of the Platinum Certification, you can trust that we will complete your home improvement job to your satisfaction
    • No one wants to go through the hassle of hiring a second contractor because the first one did a poor job. Get it right the first time with The Third Estimate.

This partnership with Owens Corning is one that we value greatly. The hard work that earned us the certification can be seen on homes across our community. We will continue to provide excellent services and make Owens Corning and our community proud!