Frequently Asked Questions
How to recognize my roof has a problem?
Timely inspections help in finding out if your roof has an outdoor problem. You can look for indoor issues by noting if there are cracks, plasterboard color is having issues, or wallpaper is peeling off. We suggest hiring a professional for a reliable inspection and care before the significant loss.
What are my reroofing options?
Either you can opt for complete reroofing or re-cover the existing roofing as a primary remedy. If a re-cover is already in place, contact a professional contractor for more possible options.
What is the perfect age of a roof system?
New roof systems should provide a satisfactory experience for many years. Some roof-system types (e.g., copper) can last more than twenty years. Numerous factors determine the age of a roof system, i.e., climatic, environmental conditions, building design, and material quality. Nevertheless, count for any remaining warranties before having it done at your expense.
What are new roofing options available in the market?
The modern market is replete with many roofing options with new materials, styles, and colors. Our showroom has the most updated roofing styles and roofing products. Please, visit us to find out your satisfaction.
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Do I need to replace my leaking roof completely?
You are not bound to change it completely in most cases. Loose flashings or a specific section may be damaged and resulting in its leaking. However, a complete roof system failure is generally irreversible.
Do I need a professional for the roofing issues? Or can I fix it myself?
You can do it yourself only for a trivial issue. We always suggest hiring professional roofing contractors for all problems of serious nature. You can hurt yourself in this tricky process without proper tools and care. Moreover, you may cause significant damage to your valuable property as well.
Do hailstones affect a locality in the same way?
No, the size and frequency of hailstorms can vary tremendously in a small area. Its effects also change area-wise and roof to roof depending on the roofing quality.
How can I trace the exact leakage point?
It is not an easy task keeping in view the traveling qualities of water. You can crawl into a suspicious area when it’s raining and try finding out the exact spot using proper light. An inspection by a professional contractor can highlight such issues more accurately.
Why my roof with newly installed shingles is leaking?
Most probably, the result of poorly installed shingles by some unprofessional contractor. However, it can also be a wild storm that has caused unforeseen damage. The exact estimation is only possible through a professional examination.
Can a new layer be put on the old roof?
Although technically possible, we don’t recommend it generally. It is advisable to Strip off the damaged shingles before new installation. If you already have more than one layer, we will clear them up and install the new shingles professionally.
What is the roofing underlayment?
Roofing underlayment is under the shingles of the wood of your roof. It helps in protecting your roof from a thunderstorm and windy rain.
Does the wood underneath your shingles also need to be replaced?
If the wood is damaged or worn out because of the leaking water, you need to replace it for admirable results.
What is the best roof type?
The best roof should complement your home’s standard, style, and features. Consider the material, its estimated age, and incurred cost to make this highly personal decision on a technical basis, or consult the professional roofing contractors for the more detailed input.
Should I get my leaking roof repaired, or is replacement mandatory?
A professional inspection is necessary to answer it to the point. Generally, wrongfully installed or too old leaking roofs require entire replacements. Otherwise, some missing, cracked, or broken parts of your tops are repairable. We replace only worn-out roofs with multiple leaks or widespread issues.
What is the cost of repair for the entire roof?
It depends on your roof’s pitch, volume, type of shingles, condition of the rooftop, and layers of shingles. The best way is to get a free quote from our professional experts by simply dialing up.
What causes wearing out a roof?
Weather effects, drainage, algae, carelessness, and mildew growth can cause your roof to wear out before time. Hailstone damage is also an abrupt cause. Moreover, tops having darker colors wear out slightly faster than lighter colored roofs.
Which size of the hail is damaging?
Many factors count when it comes to hailstorm damage. The present condition of the roofing system is vital in endurance capacity. However, marble-sized hailstones should not cause any severe damage.
What is the importance of roofing color?
The color of your roofing should align with the rest of the home design and color scheme. You should consider the color a secondary concern, counting the type of material in the first place. You can get a color guide from a professional roofing company for the kind of shingle you select to see what is preferable.
How to select a professional roofing contractor?
Ask for a detailed quotation from the roofing contractor, compare the class of professionalism, and select the best one for your job. You can check and verify the feedback available at a contractor’s credit. Make sure your contractor is punctual with schedules, has adequate experience and expertise, and machinery. Trust the contractor after you hire one to do the job perfectly.