Roofing - Frequently Asked Questions
Should I pay money in advance before work begins?
Never with a job that will take less than 2 weeks and there are no special order products being used. A reputable company should have accounts where they buy materials that do not require them to pay for materials upon delivery. If they are required to pay in advance, it is likely they are a credit risk, and increases the chance they will not be in business for long.
How do I know if I need a new roof?
The following are things that may indicate that you need a roof replacement:
Missing, cracked or curling shingles
Blistering or peeling paint
Shingle, sheathing or siding decay
Leakage in the attic after heavy rains
Stains on interior walls or ceilings
High energy bills
What is the right price for a new roof?
The answer to this question depends on many factors. For a commitment-free quote, please contact our Sales Department.
What can I do about moss on my roof?
Have roof cleaned and apply a liquid moss killing chemical. Make sure company gives at least a 1 year leak warranty to protect yourself in case they do any damage to roof while work is being done.
How often should I clean my gutters?
Gutters should be cleaned at least once in the summer and twice in the fall.
Can heavy snow damage my roof?
Yes! It is important to keep heavy snow off your eavesdrops and cleared out of your ridge vents.