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Frequently Asked Questions

 

Question: My roof is leaking. Does this mean I need a new one?
Answer:  

You may only need repair work. The best way to determine the problem is to call in a professional roofing company for an evaluation of your problem.

Question: How often should a building’s roof be inspected?

Answer:
Your roofing system should be inspected twice a year. If there are heavy storms, you should call for an inspection to ensure that your roof is undamaged.

 

Question: What causes a roof to wear out?

Answer:
Roofs wear out due to a variety of contributing factors. These may include ultraviolet radiation from the sun, temperature extremes, exposure to wind, rain, ice and snow.


Question: Do you provide free estimates?

Answer:

Yes, our estimates are free of charge. We value our potential customers, we do not consider it an inconvenience to look at your roof.

 

Question: How long should a building's roof last?

Answer:
A life of a building's roof depends on several contributing factors including the quality of the materials, the quality of installation, and preventative maintenance to spot problems before they become large ones. Some roofs are designed for a life expectancy of 30-plus years while other roofs have a life expectancy of 10 years or less. Research proves that the number one reason why roofs do not survive their anticipated life cycles is the neglect of maintenance.

Question: What should I know when choosing shingles?
Answer:

Asphalt Composition tiles are the most popular because they are relatively inexpensive and easy to install. Most home owners choose the laminated asphalt shingle, as its life expectancy is 30+ years.

Premium asphalt shingles provide a more distinctive appearance and carry a longer manufacturer's warranty. They come in many unique styles which are more attractive, but also more expensive, than the basic asphalt tile.

Cedar shingles and shakes are listed in the Green Consumers Guide as being completely renewable. They are very attractive; however, their higher cost makes them a less popular choice.

Other Choices Include:

Metal is one of the most practical roofing materials on the market today. It offers a lifelong alternative to problem-plagued roofing materials such as asphalt, clay, wood and gravel.

Clay has an exceptionally high strength to weight ratio and low moisture absorption. In all types of climates and all over the world, clay tile is still one of the best, most durable, and classically beautiful roofing products.

Concrete tile usually imitate the look of clay or cedar shakes. Ideal for communities with appearance codes, tiles come in many different shapes. The one drawback to tiles is their weight; they are very heavy, and require certain structural standards for the frame and decking of the roof.

 

Question: How long will it take to have my roof completed?

Answer:

On average, one to two days for residential roofs, commercial roofs do not have an average time frame due to a variety of size difference. If your residential roof is very large, or if repairs  are needed, it will take a longer. 

 

We understand the inconvenience of having people you do not know, on your roof, in your yard, making noises you are not used to. We come to each job site with the man power, knowledge and equipment to complete the job quickly. However, rest assured we will never conflict with our quality craftsmanship to hurry a job along.



 

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