Friday, September 22, 2017
5 Most frequently asked questions about Roofing:
1. How can a house owner tell when their roof is having problems ?
A. Roof problems are discovered after leaking or other serious damage occurs. Roof inspections can uncover cracked, warped or missing shingles; lose seams and deteriorated flashings; excessive surface granules accumulating in the gutters or downspouts; and other visible signs of roof problems. indoors look for cracked paint, discolored plasterboard and peeling wallpaper as signs of damaged roof areas.
2.My roof is leaking, do I have to have it replaced completely ?
A. Not necessarily. Leaks can result from flashings that have come lose or a section of the roof being damaged. A complete roof failure, however, generally is irreversible and a result of improper installation or choice of materials or the roof installation is inappropriate for the home or building,
3.Can I fix the roof myself ?
A. Most work should not be done yourself. Professional roofing contractors are trained to safely and efficiently repair or replace the roofs.You can damage your roof by using improper roofing techniques and severely injure yourself by falling off or through the roof.
4. How long can I expect my roof to last?
A.Actual roof's life span is determined by a number of factors, including local climatic and environmental conditions, proper building and roof system design, material quality and suitability proper application and adequate roof maintenance.
Roofing contractors and product manufacturers offer a variety of warranties on their products.take a close look at those warranties to see what responsibilities and financial obligations manufacturers will assume if their product fail to reach their expected lives.
5.What will a new Roof cost ?
The price for a new roof varies widely, depending on such things as the materials selected, contractor doing the work, home or building, location of the home or building, local labor rates and time of the year. To get a good idea of price for your new roof, get three or four proposals from reputable contractors in your area . Keep in mind that price is only one factor, and it must be balanced with the quality of the materials and workmanship.
For each roofing material, there are different grades and corresponding prices. There also are a variety of styles and shapes. you need to look at the full product range and make a choice based on your budget and needs.
Monday, April 3, 2017
After this past snow storm, I think it is safe to say that the winter had its last breath in 2017, and now spring is around the corner. Soon many homeowners in Charlotte NC will be thinking about their old roof that barely made it past this mild winter. Should we replace it, or repair it? Full roof replacement cost in Charlotte NC tend to vary between multiple factors. In this blog, we will go over the factors that Charlotte homeowners must look at prior to budgeting for a full roof replacement. Check out the link to get the full scoop of the cost FULL ROOF REPLACEMENT COST IN CHARLOTTE NC.