Frequently asked roofing questions and answers
Roofs should be replaced around the 20 to 25-year mark. By this time, important materials begin to fail. If you’re not sure of the age of your roof, there are a few signs it’s time for a replacement. Curled shingles, leaks, missing shingles, mold, internal water damage, dents, and bald spots are good indicators.
It’s always best to choose an established, local company to perform roofing work. This will ensure you know who to turn to if you encounter problems. Read online reviews, ask for recommendations, and do research before choosing a company.
It depends on why your roof is leaking. Older roofs with multiple worn spots and missing shingles will likely need to be replaced. If you have a leak coming in from the chimney or a single missing shingle, a repair may work just fine. Our contractors will determine how much damage has been caused by the leak and then make recommendations.
This is a good question but it’s the equivalent of asking how much a vehicle costs. The variables involved are endless. Metal roofs, asphalt shingles, colors, styles, textures, designs, slats, and many other factors weigh into this calculation. Luckily, we offer free estimates for potential clients. With no obligation, we will visit your home and provide an estimate for your roof and desired materials.
A drip edge is a strip of metal that is placed on the edge of the roof near the gutters, as well as on the eves and rakes of the roof. This is crucial in protecting the roof in a few different ways. First off, drip edge helps protect vulnerable areas from insects getting between the roof deck and the fascia boards.
The amount of time it takes to replace a roof depends on a few different factors including how large the roof is, how many crew members will be conducting the replacement, and how experienced these crews are. On an average sized home, it should only take 1-2 days to get fully replaced, and the surrounding area to get cleaned up.