FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)

1. HOW LONG CAN I EXPECT MY ROOF TO LAST?

The life expectancy of a roof is mainly dependent on the type of roof and the environment in which it is located. Most roofing systems have a life expectancy of 20 to 30 years. Slate tiles and terra cotta tiles are the most durable roofing materials. Asphalt shingles have a life expectancy of 25 to 30 years.

2. HOW MUCH A NEW ROOF COSTS ME?

We offer a free roofing estimate where we will come to your home, look at your roof, discuss your options and give you a free written estimate. A new roof costs between $7-$10 per square foot, depending on the type of material you choose.

3. CAN MY ROOF BE INSURED?

Insurance companies evaluate-Your roof's age, condition, and type of material to determine the amount of coverage you need. To protect your roof from water damage, consider adding a roofing insurance policy.

4. MY ROOF IS LEAKING. DOES IT NEED TO BE REPLACED?

Roofing contractors can help you determine if your roof replacement is necessary to keep your home dry. You can hire a roofer to inspect your roof and make recommendations if the roof requires replacement.

5. DO I HAVE OPTIONS WHEN IT COMES TO RE-ROOFING?

There are several options to consider when re-roofing a building. You can replace your roof to protect your home from the elements by installing a new roof. These roofs are made of asphalt, shingles, or metal, and they are chosen by the material and style preference of the homeowner.

6. HOW CAN I SPOT A FAILING ROOF?

If you see cracks in the ceiling or walls, you can get a qualified contractor to inspect your roof to determine if it needs repairs. Watch out for discolored or missing shingles. Repair any loose or missing shingles and flashing.

7. WHAT IS FLASHING?

Flashing is a protective layer of sheet metal or other material that covers an opening in a wall or roof to keep water from entering and damaging the building materials underneath.

8. HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO INSTALL A NEW ROOF?

While there are many factors that go into answering that question, it takes about a week to install a new roof on average.

9. IS IT POSSIBLE TO GET A ROOF INSTALLED IN THE WINTER?

Yes, it is possible to have a new roof installed during the winter season, though it is typically not recommended. Residential roofs should be installed from April through September.

10. MY ROOF HAS WEIRD DARK BLACK AND GREEN STAINS. IS THAT NORMAL?

Stains on roofing materials are extremely common and can be caused by many factors, including airborne pollutants, UV damage, and physical damage. The presence of black or dark green stains is not necessarily a cause for concern; however, if you believe that the stains could be indicative of a more serious problem or that they are increasing in number or size, it is advised that you contact a professional roofing contractor to investigate.

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We look forward to working with you, to develop a plan for your roof that best suits your budget, expectations, and time frame.

Titan Commercial Roofing

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