I received several estimates to replace my shingle roof and the prices vary greatly.
If one estimate is much lower than the others and it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Many below cost bids seem eye-catching; but these contractors are usually uninsured and perform second rate work.
I have a flat roof, what is the best roof for me?
There is not a one roof fits all. Even if you are using the best materials, your roof can still be installed incorrectly. Meaning you could end up with a leaky roof. Workmanship and proper attention to detail during installation (flashing and drainage issues) are just as important as the materials you select. Also maintenance performed by the homeowner plays an important role in your roofs integrity and life expectancy.
How do I know if I need a new roof?
Does your roof have missing, cracked or curling shingles? This is usually a sign that your roof needs to be repaired or replaced. If you have leaking in your attic after heavy rains, or stains on the interior walls or ceilings, or even higher than normal energy bills, these are also signs that your roof may need to be repaired or replaced. Call the professionals at All American Roofing to get a free estimate.
How long does it take to replace a roof?
Whether it is a commercial or residential roof, replacing a roof is a labor intensive project. Depending on the type of roof it could take anywhere from 2 days, to 2 weeks.The amount of we that we spend on your roof is affected by weather, wind, snow, rain, or even the chance of one of those occurring could slow the process down.
Why are warranties important?
A new roof, is a big investment, involving thousands of your hard earned dollars. With any big investment, knowing in advance what your warranty covers could save you thousands in the event that problems arise with your new roof.
What should I look for in a warranty?
You should ask about Manufacturing defects in the materials and coverage against workmanship errors.
Do you offer samples?
Absolutely. Call today to set up a free appointment and we will determine what style of roof would be best for your home.
Should I clean my gutters/ how often?
The more leaves you have in your yard the more often you will need to clean your gutters. A good rule of thumb is to clean them on the first day of spring, summer and winter.