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PetersenDean Roofing and Solar

Active License
31 Years in Business

About the contractor

PetersenDean has grown to be the largest privately held roofing and solar contractor in the United States, yet prides itself on operating like a family-owned business, hiring local residents, and becoming actively involved in each community they serve. Their trucks can be seen on large city projects, but are just as likely to be seen re-roofing a neighbor’s home. Headquartered in Northern California with 15 regional offices in Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada, and Texas, this award-winning company employs over 4,000 workers, has completed over $3 billion in projects, installed more than 1 million new roofs, and more than 20,000 solar energy systems since its founding. They are active in organizations such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, the Building Industry Association, the Sierra Club, and their own foundation which has given grants and financial aid for education, solar power, and roofing projects worldwide.


PetersenDean Roofing and Solar operates out of Fremont, CA and holds a Roofing And Solar Power Installation license according to the California contractors license board.

We were able to verify 102 building permits associated with PetersenDean Roofing and Solar. Check out their permit history below to see where they have worked and what type of work they have done in the past. Please note that this is not a comprehensive list of every project they have completed; just the projects we have been able to verify with the local permit authority.

PetersenDean Roofing and Solar has a BuildZoom score of 130 and is rated in the top 1% of 336,931 contractors in California.

Services

Contact Info

39300 Civic Center Drive, #300, Fremont, CA 93560
(800) 564-0361

Key Statistics

Quality

PetersenDean Roofing and Solar has a BuildZoom score of 130, which places them above 99% of 336,931 contractors in California; license (468117 ) verified as active.
Pro tip: We generally recommend hiring a contractor with a score higher than 95.
130
(99 percentile)
2015
62 projects
2014
13 projects
2013
22 projects
2012
2 projects
2010
2 projects

Activity

Based on permit records, we have been able to verify that PetersenDean Roofing and Solar has worked on 101 projects over the past 6 years, and a total of 102 projects over the past 7 years. They have received repeat business from 1 client, which is a strong indicator of reliability.

Pricing

Here is a pricing breakdown based on the permit records we were able to obtain for PetersenDean Roofing and Solar.
Pro tip: For more details about their pricing, check out their recent activity to see how much they have charged for different types of work.
Note: Pricing is not available for all projects.
< $5k
8 projects
$5k-$10k
3 projects
$10k-$20k
14 projects
$20k-$50k
10 projects
$50k+
2 projects

Building Permits Filed by PetersenDean Roofing and Solar

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April 20, 2015 - 1 Vista Rd, Alameda, CA

Tear off and re-roof w/sheathing (class 'a') install spark arrester if needed

Value: $12,000 | Business on permit: Petersen Dean Inc | Type: Residential - over the counter | Job value: 12000 | License number on permit: 468117 | License name: PETERSEN-DEAN INC | Parcel number: 074-1326-217-00 | Fees: 332.82 | Permit #: B15-0370

April 17, 2015 - 2554 Pleasant St, Oakland, CA

Install roof mounted 3.3 kw solar pv system for sfd

Value: $1,001 | Business on permit: Petersen Dean Inc | Type: Solar electric panels | Job value: 1001 | License number on permit: 468117 | License name: PETERSEN-DEAN INC | Parcel number: 026 083202200 | Fees: 248.03 | Permit #: SE1500284

April 16, 2015 - 869 Embarcadero Rd, Palo Alto, CA

Reroof ~ 38 squares. install composition class "a" asembly

Value: $25,873 | Business on permit: Petersen Dean Inc | Type: Project - building permit | Job value: 25873 | License number on permit: 468117 | License name: PETERSEN-DEAN INC | Parcel number: 003-39-051 | Fees: 25873.00 | Permit #: 15000-00956

April 16, 2015 - 1743 Southwood Drive, Vacaville, CA

Install 5.5kw roof mounted pv system

Value: $9,500 | Business on permit: Petersen Dean Inc Dba Petersen | Type: Solar residential | Job value: 9500 | License number on permit: 468117 | Parcel number: 0132381020 | Fees: 204.00 | Permit #: 1504-0177

April 16, 2015 - 5719 Astoria Av, Rosamond, CA

Install 8.25 kw pv roof mt solar accy to ex sfr

Business on permit: Petersen Dean Inc | Type: Residential energy solar | Job value: 0 | License number on permit: 468117 | License name: PETERSEN-DEAN INC | Parcel number: 375-342-060 | Fees: 475.50 | Employee: Adam Zepeda | Permit #: K201502756

April 14, 2015 - 27722 Rosebud Way, Laguna Niguel, CA

Roof mounted photovoltaic

Business on permit: Petersen Dean Inc Dba Petersen | Type: Residential | Job value: 0 | Parcel number: 63664268 | Fees: 692.54 | Permit #: B15-1160

April 13, 2015 - 995 Court Ln, Concord, CA

Install flush mounted solar panels 9.9kw roof for 36 panels & install single inverter that ties directly into main panel. (other contractor will pull subpanel permit)

Value: $35,370 | Business on permit: Petersen Dean Inc | Type: Combo | Job value: 35370 | License number on permit: 468117 | License name: PETERSEN-DEAN INC | Parcel number: 130120011 | Fees: 473.03 | Permit #: B151102

April 13, 2015 - 1771 Vavold St, Concord, CA

Roof mounted solar install (flush mount) single inverter outside on wall next to main panel

Value: $18,500 | Business on permit: Petersen Dean Inc | Type: Combo | Job value: 18500 | License number on permit: 468117 | License name: PETERSEN-DEAN INC | Parcel number: 114370045 | Fees: 429.16 | Permit #: B151112

April 13, 2015 - 122 High St, Pacheco, CA

Reroof existing composition shingles, install 21 sqs of composition shinges

Value: $11,371 | Business on permit: Petersen Dean Inc | Type: Building - residential re-roof | Job value: 11371 | License number on permit: 468117 | License name: PETERSEN-DEAN INC | Parcel number: 125260005 | Fees: 263.50 | Permit #: BIRR15-003522

April 8, 2015 - 154 Edwin Drive, Vacaville, CA

Install 4.125kw roof mounted pv system

Value: $16,665 | Business on permit: Petersen Dean Inc Dba Petersen | Type: Solar residential | Job value: 16665 | License number on permit: 468117 | Parcel number: 0135101100 | Fees: 204.00 | Permit #: 1504-0080

Reviews of PetersenDean Roofing and Solar

December 29, 2012

Just had a new solar power system installed and they did an outstanding job.

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Key License Information

  • License #: 468117
  • Status: Active
  • State: California
  • Type: Roofing and Solar Power Installation
  • Date Issued: 1985-01-16

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  • Insurer: United Specialty Insurance
  • Insured up to: $2,000,000.00
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  • Building permit records show that PetersenDean Roofing and Solar has worked on 102 permitted projects.

Employees of PetersenDean Roofing and Solar

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Jim Petersen
Owner

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BEFORE YOU HIRE
Here are some of the rules, regulations, and laws governing contractors in California

Does Petersen Dean Roofing And Solar carry a valid contracting license?

In California, any remodeling or construction project that exceeds $500 (labor and materials), requires a contractor to have an active license with the California Contractor State License Board (CSLB).

Petersen Dean Roofing And Solar currently holds license 468117 ((Roofing and Solar Power Installation)), which was Active when we last checked.

How important is contractor licensing in California?

The CSLB is one of the highest rated licensing boards in the US. Applicants are required to pass a written board exam and prove at least four years of prior, relevant work experience. In addition, the CSLB requires all license holders to maintain at least $2,500 in operating capital and provides you with a range of other consumer protections.

Your liability risk when hiring Petersen Dean Roofing And Solar

Contractors in California are required to carry workers' compensation insurance if they have employees and proof of liability insurance with the cumulative limit of $1 million for licensees with five or fewer persons, and an additional 100,000 for each additional member over five, not to exceed $5 million total.

Petersen Dean Roofing And Solar holds a $2,000,000 insurance policy with United Specialty Insurance.

Financial recourse when hiring Petersen Dean Roofing And Solar

All licensed contractors in California are required to maintain a bond, which provides you with financial recourse in case they perform defective work or violate license regulations. If you feel as though you have been taken advantage of, you should leave feedback on the BuildZoom's contractor profile and file a complaint with the CSLB.

What else should I know before hiring Petersen Dean Roofing And Solar

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