As a homeowner, you know the importance of taking care of your roof. Your home’s roof protects you, your family and your belongings from the elements. That’s why it can be really scary when it’s time to start thinking about roof repair and replacement. Because roofs have a relatively long lifespan, it’s likely you’ve never had to worry about roof replacement before. You have questions and you need answers. To help, here are five commonly asked questions about roof replacement.
How Often Will I Need to Replace My Roof?
While there’s no way to predict exactly how long your home’s roof will last, most roofs have a lifespan of about 20 to 25 years. This can vary, however, due to the weather conditions in your area and the type of roof you have. Cheaper roofs may last only ten years while tile and copper can last 50+ years. Harsh climates, regular storms, and heavy snows can all affect the life expectancy of your roof.
How Long Does Roof Replacement Take?
This is a question you’ll definitely want to ask your roofing contractor. It can take anywhere from one to several days to replace your roof. The size of your roof and the weather conditions are key factors that determine how long the roof replacement will take.
What Material Should I Choose for My New Roof?
Like other home renovation projects, there are several choices you need to make before starting your roof replacement. The most important one is deciding what material the roofer should use. While composite roofing is most common, roofs are also made from slate, copper, metal, and clay tile. It’s important to speak with roofing specialists beforehand about the best material, as it can vary greatly depending on your location and budget.
Where Do I Find a Reliable Contractor?
The best way to find a good roofing contractor is to ask friends and family for referrals. If anyone you know has worked with a roofer recently, they may be able to recommend a good one. If this isn’t an option, begin your search online but be sure to check reviews, testimonials, and certifications.
Full Roof Replacement in Bellevue and Seattle’s Eastside
Is it time to replace the roof on your home? Tile Pro Roofing offers quality repair and replacement services. Let us help protect your home. For more information, visit our website or call us at (425) 224-3539 for a free quote.
Edited by Justin Vorhees
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