A – Each home is different and has many factors that determine the best fit for your home. Your budget, looks, shape of your roof, and overall needs will determine the best materials to use. While it may be easy to focus on the aesthetics of your roof when choosing a material, consider the life-cycle of the material as well. It may be worth the investment to have your roof last twice as long.
A – The price to repair or replace a roof will vary from house to house. When calculating the price there are many variables to consider: size, shape, materials, and obstacles that we will have to work around (such as chimneys and skylights). With our FREE estimates, we personalize each quote to tailor needs specific to you and your home.
A – They last between 15 and 40 years. The life expectancy of your roof shingles will be determined by the grade. The higher the grade, the longer it will last.
A – To avoid further damage to the interior of your home, it is important to call us right away to assess and repair the damage. Temporary barriers will be installed to stop the leaks until we can make the appropriate repairs. Leaks in your home will lead to mold and water marks on your walls and ceilings so do not wait to call.
A – A new and professionally installed roof will greatly impact the curb appeal of your home. If your roof is in need of repairs, or is visibly worn and damaged, it may benefit you to repair your roof before you start selling. While you may not fully recoup your investment, according to Remodeling magazine’s 2019 Cost vs. Value report, the average ROI for roof replacement is 68%. However, if you choose not to do necessary repairs it may be difficult to get the asking price you are hoping for. Buyers typically do not want to invest money into the roof of a house they just bought.
A – It is true that the warmer months usually provide better weather for roofing than the colder months, it is still possible to get necessary repairs done in the winter. Most roofing contractors have methods in place to complete the repairs or replacement you need.
For more information, check out our article: Can you replace your roof in the winter?
A – At Above the Rest Roofing and Siding we work year-round. Weather permitting, we are ready to inspect & replace your roof during all seasons. While most homeowners wait as long as they can to extend the life of their roof as much as possible, it could be beneficial to lock-in your roof replacement in the offseason.
A – Your roof can leak in any season, not just winters. While winters bring with them some additional factors that cause roof leaking, some reasons can result in the same at any time of the year. Compromised shingles, Poor roof installation to begin with, and improper attic ventilation are all possible factors in your roof leak. If you have a roof leak give us a call right away to get the necessary repairs.
For additional information, check out our article: Why is my roof leaking in the winter?