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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How can I find out if a roofer is considered an essential COVID-19 service provider?

To find out whether a roofer is an essential service provider during the COVID-19 pandemic, start by visiting your state or city’s government website. Local governments are providing up-to-date information for residents during this time.

A national guideline is available on CISA’s website, Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19. This page addresses 16 different categories of essential infrastructure sectors, but note that not all jurisdictions follow CISA’s definitions of critical infrastructure.  

Is it worth it to hire a roofer?

There are several reasons why it’s worth it to hire a professional roofer instead of attempting it yourself. The first is safety. Roofing is inherently dangerous, as a fall from a roof could seriously injure or kill you. Roofers have specialized equipment and training to help prevent accidents.  

Next is experience. Roofers know how to spot problems (leaks, missing shingles, moss or mold growth, etc.)  in your roof that could potentially save you from costly repairs down the road. 

And finally, roofers save you time by getting the job done quickly and with a high degree of quality.

What’s the best way to set up a consultation or an appointment with a roofer during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Because social distancing is important during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s recommended that you message roofers after narrowing down your choices through an online search of local roofers near you.

Ask if the roofer is willing to conduct an assessment via video chat rather than a traditional site inspection. Additionally, strategize on what other steps you can collectively take to make sure you’re following guidelines on social distancing during this time, including conducting a virtual payment.

Can I use digital payments to pay for roof installation, replacement or repair?

Digital payment platforms are common among roofers, roof repair companies and other services. The COVID-19 pandemic will likely cause more service providers to adopt platforms like PayPal, Zelle, Google Pay, Square Cash, Venmo and others instead of cash or check to decrease the risk of transmission.

You can typically find out whether roofers accept digital payments on their online profiles, and you should confirm this information with them during a consultation call.

Does homeowners insurance cover roof replacement?

Homeowners insurance generally covers roof replacement if the roof is damaged by a natural disaster or a sudden accident, according to Investopedia. However, insurance companies often won’t cover roof replacement costs if the roof is older than 20 years. Read your insurance policy to find out what types of roof repairs or damages are covered.

What is the best roofing material?

The best roofing material for your home will depend on your budget and what you’re looking for. If you want a roof that has longevity, consider the following: 

Asphalt Roof

Lasts 20 years

$5 per square foot

Metal Roof

Last 50 years

$10-$18 per square foot 

Clay Roof

Last a lifetime

$15-$20 per square foot (for terracotta)

$20 per square foot (for Spanish clay tile)

Concrete Roof

Last a lifetime

$10 per square foot

Slate Roof

Last a lifetime

$10-$75 per square foot

Sources: The Spruce, NAHB

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How long does a roof last?

A roof’s lifespan depends on two major factors: the material and how well the roof was installed. Assuming that the roof is installed properly, here’s how long different roofing materials should last:

  • Asphalt shingle roof: 20 years
  • Metal roof: 50 years
  • Slate roof: 100+ years (lifetime)
  • Clay roof: Lifetime
  • Concrete roof: Lifetime
  • Copper roof: Lifetime

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How do you know when you need a new roof?

Some of the signs that indicate you need a new roof include cupping, warping and peeling asphalt shingles, as well as cracks on certain shingles. Other warning signs may include:

  • Leakage
  • Exposed nails 
  • Missing granules
  • Droopy, sagging roof
  • Moss, mold or fungi growth 

A metal roof may need to be replaced when it grows rusty and begins leaking. Tile roofs made of clay, slate or concrete need repairs when cracked. Cleaning and inspecting the roof regularly can help prevent major damage from occurring. 

Contact the best roofers near you to inspect, repair or replace your roof.

Do you tip roofers?

It’s not customary or required to tip roofers. This doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t tip, but it is generally not expected. If you do decide to tip, you can give the tip to the foreman or distribute it yourself. 

Another idea to show your appreciation is to surprise the crew with coffee, water, snacks, breakfast or lunch when they arrive at the worksite. 

Reviews for Hemet roofing professionals
Buddy U.
This man is a crook. DO NOT LET HIM WORK ON YOUR ROOF
Ramon's Roofing Repair      9516164506Ramon's Roofing Repair 9516164506
Bill M.
I have owned this house in Hemet since 1992, but my daughter and her family have lived in it for about 3 years and plan on buying it within the next 2 years. Obviously, I want the best for my daughter, so, knowing that the original shake roof was in desperate need of replacement, I began my search for a good roofing company. I contacted 4 contractors and narrowed those down to 2; my daughter and her husband had a good feeling about Ener-Tech in their initial meeting, and thus began our experience with them. The entire process of replacing the roof was exemplary: friendly, compassionate, professional, reasonably priced, contientious, and most importantly, they installed a high quality roof with expertise and skill. I would highly recommend Ener-Tech to anyone looking for someone to do some roof work.
ENER-TECH Construction ServicesENER-TECH Construction Services
Tara J.
This roofer was very helpful. He even helped with other things in the house that needed attention besides the roof.
Space Framing ContractorSpace Framing Contractor
Thumbtack Customer
my roof was repaired in a timely matter,even in the rain the repair man compleded his repair, very professional
Box Construction, Inc.Box Construction, Inc.
Thumbtack Customer
Contacted Robert about some roof damage we had, he got right back to me. He had someone out to look at our roof the same day, he e-mailed me a estimate that evening and was very please with it. He was very professional and so where the two guys he had come out and do the job.
Lindstrom Construction and Handyman ServicesLindstrom Construction and Handyman Services
Thumbtack Customer
Steve Box was quick to come out during the rain storm and fix the valleys on my roof. He is an experienced, professional and fair person to work with. I highly recommend Box Construction.
Box Construction, Inc.Box Construction, Inc.
Thumbtack Customer
It is such a pleasure to do business with Box Construction. Mr Box is so committed, honest, trustworthy, thorough, knowledgeable and helpful. He came out for an estimate and thoroughly inspected my roof, then gave me excellent advice. He offered multiple options available to help me decide how best to fix my problem. He and his team executed the job with diligence and an attention to detail. They were all trustworthy, hard working and polite too. Stephen Box and Box Construction go above and beyond what is expected on the job. He took care of my construction needs as if I were part of his family. I highly recommend and refer them to all who have any type of construction need. I look forward to doing business with them in the future.
Box Construction, Inc.Box Construction, Inc.
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