My roof is leaking! Does this mean I need to replace the entire roof?
Not necessarily. In many cases, a repair is all that is needed to stop a leaky roof. Birds, squirrels, raccoons are the main reason roofs leak. Poor workmanship and weather damage are the other causes. Most roofs under the age of 13 years can be simply repaired.
You can read about the signs of a repair Here. Our roof inspectors will perform a brittleness test to determine if your roof can still be repaired. Contact us for a free roof inspection.
How long can I expect my roof system to last?
This is a difficult question to answer because there are so many types of roofing systems, but if you have a 3-Tab roof it should last about 13 years. If you have architectural shingles your roof will last about 20 years. If you have a metal roof it will last about 40 years
How much will a roof replacement cost?
There are many competing answers but the average roof replacement cost in America is about $18,000 dollars. The factors affecting the price to replace a roof are:
Size of the project;
The architectural style of the home;
Material cost; and
The cost to dispose of the old roof.
Basically, the Larger, taller and steeper the roof is the higher the cost. Contact us for a FREE estimate.
How long does it take to replace my roof?
Houses under 1800 square feet: 1 Day Houses between 1800 > 3600 square feet: 2 Days Houses < 3600 square feet: 3 - 4 Days
Unless you have roofing experience and experienced helpers, the simple answer is no. Roofing is a risky job and our roofers are trained on how to work safely on a roof. Roofing materials are expensive and most DIY project end up in wasted materials.
Your roof is roughly 50 % of your house and protects all of your valuables and your loved ones. With that knowledge, it is not a project you want to leave up to chance.
What will RBJ Roofing do if it rains and my roof is scheduled to done that day?
We always are always up to date with the weather forecast and prefer not to perform roof replacements when there is a chance of rain.
We do not tear off more roof then we can replace in one day.
We leave your roof watertight overnight we will even tarp a section of the roof if needed.