Hopefully we can help with some of your questions and concerns.
I noticed my roof was leaking, will I need to have the entire roof replaced?
The best way for us to answer that question is to come take a look to see what the situation is. If it is a tile roof it can be as simple as a slipped tile. or a loose shingle. If the roof is old and has had issues for years, being ignored it may need to be replaced.
Can you roof over the existing shingles on the house?
There are times this can be done but depends on a few factors. We will need to inspect the condition of the roof. Some are in such bad shape it would cause more problems in the future to take a short cut like this, thinking you will save money now may end up costing thousands more in just a couple of years.
If you are planning to sell your home in the future, multiple roof layers may cause a problem during home inspections.A quick way to save a little bit of money may not be the greatest idea when we are talking about the homes roof. . The roof protects your home and your investment.
I was thinking I could do my roof myself. Why do I need to hire a roofing contractor?
Your roof is the most important part of your house, a poorly roof repair or replacement can greatly damage the roof further than it is as well as cause massive interior damage.
Even 1 improperly positioned shingle can be a major issue the first time bad weather comes. You might have been able to repair a shingle in the past but when we are talking about a roof replacement, this is a job for an experience roofing contractor that is licensed and insured.
Repairing your roof or replacing the roofing is a very dangerous job, you can seriously be injured or cause death.
PLEASE DO NOT ATTEMPT TO HANDLE YOUR OWN ROOFING REPAIRS OR REPLACEMENT!
How much does it cost to replace a roof?
That is a difficult question to answer with out looking at it. It depends on the size of the roof and the condition the roof is in. If it has been leaking it may need the sheeting rplaced as well.
The kind of roof that is being replaced can have a big price difference. The best thing to do is to have us come take a look and give you a free estimate.
How long does a roof last?
A roof that is properly installed my a knowlegdeable, experienced roofing contractor has an expected life of 20-30 years for a shingle roof. Metal roofing is expected to last much longer. If your roofing is reaching the 20 year mark you might want to get a roof inspection and start planning a head for a replacement.
How much time does it take to do a roofing replacement job?
That completely depends on the size of the roof and thee type of roofing being removed as well as installed, residentail and commercail jobs can be a big difference as well.
Mr. Roofing Repair is very experienced and has a very good crew that knows what to do. We can have a residentail roof replace in as little as 2 days.