You can put off some home repairs, but a leaky roof isn’t one of them. Cracked, curled, or missing roof shingles demand immediate attention; if neglected, they can lead to severe damage. Replacing a roof can be costly, and there is much to consider when making a big investment.
A roof protects your most important investment– your home. And yet, many homeowners aren’t sure what roof repairs or a full roof replacement should cost. That is why one of the steps you should take before you hire a contractor is to get an estimate. Keep reading for everything you need to know about roofing estimates.
Is your roof between 20-30 years old or older? Or maybe it’s too damaged and in need of a replacement? Not sure how to cover the cost of a repair or replacement? On average, an asphalt shingle roof, the most commonly used roof will cost between $2000 – $8000 to replace. The price varies in respect to roof size and complexity, materials used and labor needed. It is important to consult your contractor about available financing options.
Few things are more misunderstood about the home than attic ventilation. Good roof ventilation reduces cooling bills, extends shingle life, and prevents roof rot and ice dams in winter. Both roof and soffit vents will protect your house from expensive future repairs. And, while it sounds simple, it’s not.
Most people don’t really think about the roof over their heads. Then they panic when they have to break out the buckets due to a major roof fail. Severe weather, extreme temperatures, and old age all contribute to the wear and tear of your roof. Don’t wait until raindrops are falling on your head to replace it. Here are the warning signs you should look for to know its time for a new roof.
Is your roof between 20-30 years old or older? Did it sustain damage in the last big storm and you’re not sure if it can be repaired? Not sure how to cover the cost of a repair or replacement? On average, an asphalt shingle roof, the most commonly used roof will cost between $2000 – $8000 to replace.
The price varies in respect to roof size and complexity, materials used and labor needed. It is important to consult your contractor about available financing options. (more…)
Extending the life of your roof is always in your best interest. Taking the time to make minor repairs and do regular inspections can save you from sudden leaks and emergencies if there is ever bad weather headed your way. The best part is that these steps can be done by just about anyone and they can save you money.
After experiencing a large storm, it’s important to assess the damage done to your property. Hailstorms are destructive but the damage caused might vary. It depends on wind velocity, building materials, barriers, hail size and density.