FAQ Roofing

Does my roof need replacing or can I get it repaired?

While a lot of people think that a leaking roof needs to be replaced, this may not be the case unless the roof is old. Missing, cracked, broken, and curling shingles can be repaired and replaced to stop a leak, while older roofs or roofs with multiple leaks or widespread issues should be replaced.

How much will it cost to get my roof repaired?

Costs vary greatly depending on the pitch of your roof, have, what condition the roofing sheets are in and how many square metres the roof covers. The best way to find out the cost is to have a free quote done.

Can I Repair the Roof Myself?

While some small jobs can be tackled by DIY homeowners, major work or a roof replacement is a pretty complex process that requires training and thus should be left to the professionals. Professional roofing contractors goes to through training and certification by the manufacturer of the materials in order to obtain extended manufacturer warranty. The manufacturer won’t offer (or void) the warranty if the roof is repaired by a person he is not trained by the manufacturer.

How Long Will My Roof Last?

There are a lot of factors that go into how long a roof will last. While most roofs have a warranty, this doesn’t mean that your roof will necessarily go this long without needing to be replaced. Some will wear out faster due to severe weather and environmental conditions, while others could last longer. Most roofs, however, are designed to last between 15 and 25 years; metal roofs  tend to last longest.

How Can I Find the Exact Location of a Leak?

 Leaks can be tough to spot because water wants to find the path of least resistance and can travel for a while before finally showing up through your ceiling. You can try going into your attic or crawl space with a flashlight the next time it rains and try to trace it, but your most accurate answer will come from having a professional come out to find it and give you a quote.

What Colour Roof Should I Get?

The colour of your roof should complement the rest of your home. We can supply a colour chart with the different colours available.