FAQS in the Roofing Industry

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Q: My roof is leaking. Do I need to have a complete roof replacement done?

A: It depends on the extend of the damage. But, most roofers would say not necessarily. Our roofs would try to make repairs if the roof is in good condition. This will extend the life of your roof. However, if a roof shows signs of sever deterioration and symptoms of aging and wear and tear – replacement may be the only option.

Q: What are some of the major signs that a roof needs to be replaced?

A: A large amount of missing shingles, major leaks, large area of missing torn shingles, torn or loose flashings, and large ceiling spots usually signal its time for a new roof. Finally, aging is another important indicator. Especially, if your roof is over 20 years old.

Q: How should a homeowner decide on which roofing material are best for his/her home?

A: Each homeowner has their own preference. However, choosing the right type of roof depends on several factors, such as climate, budget, style of construction, and your taste.

Q: Am I as the homeowner able to determine if my roof has hail damage?

A: Most homeowners are not trained to be able to recognize true hail damage. Sometimes you might be able see severe hail strikes by looking at the roof from the ground. However, majority of the hail storms is not easily determined without doing a proper roof inspection. Best way is to walk the roof. If you’ve experienced hail in your area, call Roof Rite Remodeling to schedule a professional inspection.

Q: What is the life duration of asphalt shingles roof?

A: Depending on what shingle quality you choose for your home. The range is usually between 15 to over 35 years. Architectural asphalt shingles have proven in the field to be one of the best quality shingles.

Q: How to treat and prevent an ice dam?

A: Homeowners should know that ice dams are formed near the eaves of slop roofs. By taking a long garden rake you can try to remove as much as possible. This is important to address, because ice dams can force water up and under your shingles. By getting under you shingles it will start to  cause leaks, eventually traveling to form the spots in your celling. Of course this at the expense of roof repair for the homeowner.

Q: How long will a metal roof last me?

A: Current technology has transformed the metal roofing industry. Some of the metal roofs can have a life expectancy of 40-50 years.

Q: Will Roof Rite Roofing Contractor clean up after my roof replacement?

A: Absolutely, our clean up crew removes anything related to our roofing or remodeling projects.

Q: How long will it take to complete a new roof?

A: Depending on the size of the roof, but generally speaking most new residential roofs can be completed in a single day.

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