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FAQs Roofing

We know that a new roof is a significant investment, so we’ve compiled some frequently asked questions to help you feel better about your investment!

1. How long will it take to replace my roof? 

A good company can replace your home’s roof in 1-2 days depending on size and scope. This includes removing the old roof shingles and underlayment, then replacing both as well as an ice and water shield, ridge up, starting shingles, vents, followed by a thorough clean-up.

2. What are some signs that my roof has a problem? 

One of the most common questions about knowing when a home’s roof has issues. The simple answer is that the signs are apparent; the complicated answer is that the roof issue signs aren’t so obvious. 

At first glance, you can see common roofing issues such as: 

  • Missing shingles
  • Water stains inside the home
  • Shiny fiberglass mat exposed
  • Exposed roof components that look out of place

3. My roof is leaking, what do I do?

In the case of a roofing leak, you have some options. Sometimes people ask if they need a new roof because of a leak, and it depends. Factors such as the age of your current roof, the existing warranty, and the scope of your roof leak will determine your next steps. In either case, the first step is always to get the issue inspected by a roofing company even before contacting insurance.

Depending on the damage on your roof causing the leak will then determine your appropriate actions. Sometimes, a simple roof repair is an answer, calling insurance to see if your roof qualifies for a replacement or sometimes you will need a replacement that will be your responsibility but don’t stress, we have plenty of options for you to make the best decision based on your needs. The hardest decision homeowners typically have to make with us is which of the 24 colors we have available.

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