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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

How do I choose the best roofing contractor?

Choosing a roofer starts by reading reviews online. Compare customer ratings of roofing contractors and companies to identify pros with a good track record of craftsmanship and customer relations. Some reviews may also have photos of completed roofing jobs.

Many states require a license for someone to do roofing work, so make sure the companies you’re considered are licensed. Also, look for contractors and companies with several years of experience. 

Before you make your final choice, contact several roofers near you to get free estimates and quotes. Ultimately, choose the roofer that will do high-quality work for a reasonable price. 

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

Contact the best roofers near you to get started on your roofing project today.

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.

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

Contact the best roofers near you to get free estimates and start planning your roofing project today.

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. 

Does a roofer need to enter my home?

Generally, a roofer will likely not need to enter your home. The bulk of the work takes place on and around the edges of the roof, where roofing material meets either dormer walls or other structures. So, there is usually no need for person-to-person contact. However, there might be some cases where a roofer needs to enter your home, perhaps to inspect damage or access electrical outlets.

You can take care of any consultation calls using video chats, photos and emails, and payment should take place on virtual platforms. Put together a strategy with any local roofing professionals you contact.

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.

Reviews for Palm Beach Gardens roofing professionals
Thumbtack Customer
Rod guy roofing was amazing . His crew is respectful and responsible , I felt confident using this team for future roofing needs ! Thank you rod guy
Rod Guy RooferRod Guy Roofer
Jason M.
Awesome company! Did an amazing and quick job! Would recommend hiring for any roofing needs!
The RoofSmithThe RoofSmith
Sonya H.
Lee does a great job finding and fixing roof issues. We have used him twice now.
Lee Laseter Roofing LLCLee Laseter Roofing LLC
First contact in timely manner, professional, and fair estimate. Sincere attention to inspection and seems very knowledgeable in roofing.
Lee Laseter Roofing LLCLee Laseter Roofing LLC
Steve N.
Andrew did exactly what he said he would do and when he said he would do it. He worked his butt off and is a real pleasure to do business with. I would HIGHLY recommend Andrew for any roofing repairs or complete re-roofing job. His rates are also more than fair.
FoxHaven Roofing GroupFoxHaven Roofing Group
Jennifer A.
These guys did a great job. They were thorough and meticulous. I will be hiring them again when I need roof work done.
Costamar MaintenanceCostamar Maintenance
Cheryl F.
I had just purchased a home. I wasn't even in town yet and it was hurricane season. Mr laseter met my mom at the house, did not keep her weighting, looked over every corner of my roof, repaired it at a competitive price quickly and just a few weeks later hurricane, but I wasn't worried about my roof. Thank you :)
Lee Laseter Roofing LLCLee Laseter Roofing LLC
George V.
Leo was very responsive when I called about a roof leak around the chimney of my newly purchased home. Leo took the time to explain to me in detail the work he would provide and what it would cost. Leo took photos while inspecting the roof to show me where it was leaking before any work was performed. Later while he was doing the repairs he sent me photos showing me the progress he was making and the extent of the repair. When he finished he was true to his contract on the price. Leo is a very personable fellow to work with and I wouldn’t hesitate to call him when I need further roof repairs.
LC Roofing & General ContractingLC Roofing & General Contracting
Thumbtack Customer
My roof had a leak on the outside of the house. The difficulty was that the roof quite high and the job is too small job for a big company to bother with. James diagnosed the problem, explained in details what he will do and fixed it the same day. In all, it took about 7 hours of solid work. He is a good man and his prices are very reasonable. Now the repair has been tested with heavy rains - excellent work. Thank you, James!
Lee Laseter Roofing LLCLee Laseter Roofing LLC
Patty B.
Anthony was very professional from the start. Job was well done and even checked the entire roof to make sure everything was good. He even found that a few tiles needed to be replaced and replaced them. I definitely would recommend Protek.
Protek Roofing LLCProtek Roofing LLC
Mark S.
Levay is a very experienced and professional contractor. His crew worked very hard to get all 3 of my roofs done on time and under budget!!! Levay was there for everything, if an issue arose it was taken care of. Levay is the only call you will need to make for all your home repair needs!!!!!
Yavel Construction & RoofingYavel Construction & Roofing
Matthew H.
My experience with Robin Roofing was outstanding! The crew that did the work represented the company in a professional and friendly way, showed up on time and worked hard. The work was started and completed in the time frame that they gave me. From start to finish, the owner communicated with me in a timely manner. I will recommending them to family and friends.
Robin Enterprises-Coastal RoofingRobin Enterprises-Coastal Roofing
Rob D.
Costamar Maintenance was quick to respond back to my request and to follow up and give me a quote that I couldn’t resist. Once Costamar Maintenance was awarded the job, Costamar was at my house early morning to do the work. Once completed, a job well done! I recommend Costamar Maintenance for your roofing needs.
Costamar MaintenanceCostamar Maintenance
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