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While Choosing a Company That Gives Back to Your Community

When did you start your business? 

In 1976, my dad, Billy Shrum Sr, along with his brothers William and Ernie, started the company, and it has been family-owned and operated since then. I took over Shrum's Roofing in 1997.  

Was roofing always the vision?

Yes. Roofing with a focus on family. In the mid-70s to the early 80s, the Shrum brothers worked tirelessly, roofing houses and sharing the earnings to support each other's families. 

Cystic Fibrosis is close to your heart as one of your twins, Gaby,  has CF; please tell us a brief history of how you have navigated her needs while running a great business and giving back so much like the CF fishing tournament.

My daughter Gaby was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at birth in 2007. In 2011, we initiated our fundraising efforts with a Fishing Tournament named 'Fishing for a Cure.' Over the years, we've organized golf tournaments, and my wife Jessica, with the help of the local community, has participated in various fundraisers. We're in the process of planning a Songwriter Dinner as a new fundraising initiative this fall. In total, we've successfully raised more than $400,000 for the cause so far.

Why did you choose Lebanon?

Selecting Lebanon as a focal point for our business endeavors was a decision steeped in a profound sense of connection and community resonance. Lebanon shares interlinking bonds with my business community in Gallatin beyond mere geographical proximity; they embody a shared spirit, a sense of familiarity, and a supportive network that spans both locations.

The decision to choose Lebanon is not merely transactional but is deeply rooted in the relational fabric that binds us to the community. The town's dynamic atmosphere and the strong sense of community align seamlessly with the values and ethos of our business. By choosing Lebanon, we aim to tap into this vibrant energy, fostering a connection that transcends the conventional client-business relationship.

Choosing Lebanon as a business focus is a testament to our commitment to community-driven business practices. It's about more than just selling products or services; it's about building lasting connections, fostering mutual trust, and contributing to the vitality of Lebanon. This decision represents a harmonious blend of strategic business acumen and a genuine desire to be an integral part of the thriving community that makes Lebanon unique. 

Tell us something unique about your business our readers might not know!

One of the distinctive aspects of our business is our unwavering commitment to treating everyone like family. Since our establishment in 1976, we have been building roofs and fostering lasting relationships with our clients. Whether it's a minor roof patch or an entire roofing project, no job is considered too big or small for us. Our versatility extends to residential and commercial roofing, ensuring that we cater to the diverse needs of our community.

Beyond roofs, we have diversified our services to include siding and gutters, providing comprehensive solutions for our clients' exterior needs. Our certification by several manufacturers attests to our expertise and adherence to industry standards, ensuring that our clients receive top-notch quality in every aspect of our work.

Moreover, we take pride in our A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, a testament to our dedication to transparency, customer satisfaction, and ethical business practices. To further instill confidence in our work, we offer a Lifetime workmanship warranty, emphasizing our commitment to the durability and longevity of our roofing solutions.

Recognizing the financial considerations of our clients, we go the extra mile by providing flexible financing options. This demonstrates our understanding of the diverse financial situations our clients may face and our willingness to work collaboratively to make our services accessible.

In summary, what sets our business apart is our expertise in roofing and exterior services and the genuine care and commitment we extend to our clients. From building roofs and relationships to offering comprehensive services and financial flexibility, we strive to create an unparalleled experience for everyone we serve.

220 James Street

Gallatin, TN 37066

(615) 675-4489

www.shrumsroofing.com

  • Billy and Jessica Shrum
  • Gaby at Fishing for a Cure