Roofing: Frequently Asked Questions

Costs to Consider

What will a new roof system cost?

The answer to this roofing faq depends on several different things including the materials, your location, local labor rates, and more. There are various grades of roofing and pricing models. Explore the ranges to find a suitable roof system that's equally as complementary to your eye, as well as your pocketbook. Our professionals can help you make an educated and attractive decision for your new roof at an affordable cost. Don't forget our home improvement loan financing options. You can apply here for an instant decision.

How can I determine my annual roofing cost?

Maintaining your roof is a small price to pay if you seek maximum longevity. An annual roof inspection will help ensure your roof is in tip-top shape so you can make small repairs before they become big problems. To calculate the cost of your roof, divide the total roof cost by it's projected life in years. Add to that any unforeseeable repairs and you have a projected roof expense that you should budget for annually.

I received three significantly different proposals from contractors. How should I decide which contractor to select?

This roofing faq answer all depends. All estimates should be detailed so you can clearly see the scope of work. Bear in mind pricier contractors might offer additional perks such as lifetime warranties, etc. They might also work with higher-quality materials. When in doubt seek several estimates, and better yet- read local business reviews.

Roof Life

How long can I expect my roof system to last?

Most new roof systems are designed to provide service for about 20 years. Although some roof types, such as slate and clay tile, can last much longer. The actual life expectancy of a roof is determined by a number of different factors. These variables include the local climate, the roof design, quality of materials and their application, and lastly, routine maintenance.

Roofing 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 products fail to reach their expected lives.

What is the best roof system for a flat roof?

There is no one roof system that is best for all applications. This is why good workmanship and proper attention to detail (e.g., flashing and drainage issues) are just as important as material selection.

Bear in mind maintenance plays an important role in roof system integrity and service life. Since there are so many roofing options available, it's critical you work with a professional roofing contractor and get a detailed, thorough proposal.

Do You Have a Roofing FAQ?

If you've got a roofing faq we've got answers. Contact Heritage Construction Co. today and we'll be happy to come to your property to address all of your roofing concerns.