Deciding to go with a full roof replacement takes a lot of consideration. Homeowners have to think about if this is their best choice and if their roof is in absolute need of a whole renovation. Homeowners also have to consider if they have the time and finances to get a roof replacement done. We understand that every homeowner has different priorities and needs to tend to, so we want to make the process easy for you. We’re here to provide answers to some of the most commonly asked questions customers have about new roofing.
What are my options when it comes to new roofing?
There are many options to choose from that way they best fit the style of your home. You can select shingles based on the material, color, style depending on your preferences. Metal roofing has become a very popular material as of recently and many customers find themselves rather satisfied with its performance, so this is a material to think about.
Do I need to do anything on my behalf to prepare for a new roof installation?
If you are going to replace your roof, there are a few steps you can take but are not a necessity. You can start by removing loose items from your walls and shelves, such as pictures or wall accents. You can also clear your driveway as much as possible that way debris doesn’t fall onto your vehicle.
How long should a new roof last?
For the most part, if you ever have to, you should only ever have to replace your roof once in your life. A roof should be good for anywhere from twenty to thirty years. However, some roofs can last even longer than that. It all really comes down to maintenance, weather, and how the roof was constructed. It is recommended to purchase a warranty when you invest in a new roof.
Roughly, how much does a new roof cost?
Every roof is different, so the costs can vary. Pricing is usually based on size, labor for old roof removal, style, shape, material, and other features that may come into account such as tending to chimneys, skylights, and vents. Once the price of your roof is calculated, there are plenty of ways you can finance it. Paying for your roof should be made easy and affordable.
Should I replace my roof before I list my home for sale?
Experts have said that a new roof accounts for 40% of your home’s curb appeal. People will automatically look at the condition and aesthetic of your home and that very much includes your roof. When selling your home, it is best to consider a new roof if it is in noticeably bad shape or is in need of repairs and replacement.
When is the best time of the year to replace a roof?
There isn’t an official “roofing season” and professionals can work year-round, but companies have found that summer and fall are the busiest seasons for new roofing. This is because customers want to avoid dealing with harsh weather conditions such as snow, rain, ice, or sleet, which also impacts the pace at which roofing contractors can work. Drier months are typically safer and preferred.
How do I know that my roof needs to be completely replaced?
There are several signs that tell you that your roof should be replaced. Some of the most common signs are buckling and curling shingles, algae and mold growth, missing granules, and broken or missing shingles. While some of these conditions can be taken care of, they might be a stage on your roof where they are irreparable. The best thing to do is to go with a new roof.
How long does roof installation take?
The average residency calls for a day. Worst case scenario calls for three to five days. If the area of your home typically undergoes bad weather, roof contractors will have to take days off for their safety, and that way your home doesn’t endure any damage that will impede the process. You should expect only a day or two worth of roofing work in total.
Need a New Roof? AAAA Contractors is Ready to Assist
If you are in need of new roofing shingles or a complete replacement, the professionals at AAAA Contractors and Roofing are always ready to take on a new project. You can call us today to get a free estimate and to get started on the process right away.