You probably don’t give much thought to your roof. At least, that is, until you have to. If you see leaking or other serious damage, you may need a new roof. You should call All American Restoration to take a look for you.
Before you spring a leak, though, you can take preventive measures just by performing twice-yearly inspections yourself. Look for loose, warped, or missing shingles. Make sure your flashing is in good shape. And if you see a substantial accumulation of granules in your gutters or downspouts, you should get a professional up there to have a look.
How long does a new roof last?
In general, most present-day roofing systems remain in faithful service for around 20 years. You’ll find that quality roofing material manufacturers offer a warranty on their products. This should give you an idea of how long the manufacturer expects its products to perform successfully, and it should also outline what the manufacturer’s financial obligations will be should the product fail.
How much does a new roof cost?
The cost of a present-day roof depends on many variables like the roof’s size, the materials selected, and the roofing contractor you select. Be wary of rock-bottom prices; these tend to come from fly-by-night outfits that may not perform the highest quality work. Instead, contact All American Restoration who can walk you through the entire process and is a 2013-2014 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics winner. Keep in mind that there are many different price points for a roofing job, so specify what your budget is from the outset.
How can I budget for a new roof?
If you’re getting a regular, annual household budget, you can factor in your roof by this equation:
Total Cost (Materials and Labor) ÷ Life Expectancy of Roof System (in years) = Annual Roofing Cost
Let’s say you purchase a new roof with a 20-year guarantee for $7,500, including materials and labor. That would be $7,500 ÷ 20 = $375 a year in estimated roofing cost.
If you are in need of a new roof let the All American Restoration roofing company give you a free estimate today.