At Roof Advance, we know that any kind of roofing work is a huge commitment especially in Michigan, where weather can take it’s toll on your roof. We know that roofing repair can put a burden on your financial situation and on your time.  By providing the following questions and answers, it can help you build confidence in what to expect during a roofing project.

What are some indications that my roof needs to be replaced?

Not every roof is the same, and some deteriorate or erode at different rates than others. Here is a list of some of the signs that may occur:

  • Curling or missing shingles
  • Leaks appearing in multiple places
  • Leaks that will not stop even after repair
  • Problems that reoccur even after repair
  • Repairs do not seem to fix the original issues.

What is the cost of a new roof?

There is not one universal answer for this question, there are many variables that go into the price of a new roof. Some of those are:

  • The overall square footage of your roof
  • The materials you choose for your roof
  • Permits that may be needed
  • The installer you hire for the job

What is the time frame to replace a roof?

At Roof Advance, we know that your time is precious to you, and we strive to have the proper amount of workers to repair your roof in one day. In the last few years, 95% of all residential roof replacements by Roof Advance were completed in just one day.

When hiring a roofing contractor, what should you look for?

When searching for a roofing company, you want a certified and quality company that will guarantee their work.  At Roof Advance, we are experienced and certified and always provide quality workmanship backed by our company guarantee. once you hire Roof Advance, we will help service your roofing needs for years to come, we are always committed to all of our clients.

Do you provide workers’ liability insurance or compensation insurance?

Roof Advance is a fully insured company and provides general liability and workers’ compensation coverage. How this effects the home owner is that as the home owner, you will never be responsible for any of those expenses.

Do you install ice and water shield and what exactly is it?

The ice and water shield is placed above the wood deck, and below the shingles of the roof. The ice and water shield helps add an extra layer of protection to your roof, were water or ice backups may cause a problem.  The main areas for these shields are near eaves, skylights, valleys and around chimneys.

Do you have no cost no obligation estimates?

Roof Advance will provide you with a free no obligation estimate for your roofing needs, be that a repair or a full new roof. Simply fill out our free estimate form, and one of our qualified estimators will contact you to schedule a visit to your home to inspect your roof.

What is the life expectancy of my roof?

The life of your roof depends on a multiple of factors, such as materials used, weather conditions and other variables. A new roof can last from anywhere between 10 to 40 years, the average is usually 20-30 years. By choosing the right company like Roof Advance, for the installation and maintenance, you can get more years than the average.

How are skylights handled?

The best time for a new skylight is when you are having a new roof installed. If you currently have a skylight that may be leaking, our specialists will inspect it and give you solutions for the leaks and repair the problems. If you are considering a skylight, contact Roof Advance today to install your new skylight.

When the job is done, how is clean up handled?

At Roof Advance we will rake, sweep and clean all debris form the job site. We will also use nail magnets to remove and nails that may have fallen. We finally perform a final inspection with the client to make sure there is complete satisfaction.