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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.

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 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.  

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.

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. 

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. 

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.

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.

Reviews for Apple Valley roofing professionals
Mark A.
Jason came out to look at our roof when several neighbors were going with a large "storm chaser" roofing company that was working our neighborhood. He was very honest and told me that our roof did not have significant damage and was not in need of replacement at this time. He was great and I know who I will be coming back to when we really are ready for a roof. Thanks Jason!
Residential & Commercial Exteriors, Inc.Residential & Commercial Exteriors, Inc.
Thumbtack Customer
I hired Nick (Top Notch Roofing) and his team to reroof my house in September 2016. Overall I was satisfied with the job that was done. Nick is patient, creative, and committed to customer satisfaction. My project included working with a second company to insulate the roof at the same time that Nick's team was re-roofing my house. When the insulation company increased the scope of their work at the last minute, Nick was flexible to accommodate those changes. He also stepped up with a plan that would keep the project on time. There was minor damage to the inside of the house from the roofing work but Nick was accommodating in making those repairs. I received estimates from five roofing contractors and I found Top Notch Roofing to be price competitive. I recommend Top Notch Roofing. Nick takes pride in what he does. You will be well cared for.
Top Notch Construction Inc.Top Notch Construction Inc.
Thumbtack Customer
The Roof Guys repaired sections of our roof to make it more sound for the winter. They did a great job, and were very professional. I hope to use them again for our garage.
The Roof GuysThe Roof Guys
Shilpa G.
Great response. Had a leaking roof and he came within 40mins, went and got stuff and implemented a temp solution till my regular roofing company could come out - roof was under warranty so he was careful to not do anything to negate it. Great job, I will be calling him for other house projects !
Ich general remodeling contractorIch general remodeling contractor
Thumbtack Customer
I have special downspouts paralleling the garage roof, directing rain from the gutters on the 2nd story to the gutters on the garage. The screws had rusted out, and one of the two was plugged with leaf debris. The roof pitch is 10-12, and therefore not easy to work from. The Roof Guys cleared the debris, replaced the screws. and all for a very reasonable amount.
The Roof GuysThe Roof Guys
Jerik H.
The team was great handling the unique qualities of our roof perfectly.
Residential & Commercial Exteriors, Inc.Residential & Commercial Exteriors, Inc.
Thumbtack Customer
Stu Hudson and Anchor Roofing were a dream to work with. They were straightforward and professional, stayed on schedule, and cleaned the work area. They finished our roof in St. Paul in less than two days and their bid was competitive but below others. Stu was easy to work with and even answered my questions when he was on vacation. I highly recommend his work and Anchor Roofing & Exteriors.
Anchor Roofing & ExteriorsAnchor Roofing & Exteriors
Andrew H.
Donovan was very responsive and thorough in helping me with a my roof leak.
Ice Dam Service By Donovan WhiteIce Dam Service By Donovan White
Eric W.
Exceptional service and quality work. Very happy with new roof and gutters.
Northern Exteriors Minnesota Inc.Northern Exteriors Minnesota Inc.
Mary B.
So far, so good. Haven't started on the roof yet. m
Drake mallard Inc.Drake mallard Inc.
Dan W.
Appreciate the honesty. Will be my roof guy going fotemward and will recommend to others.
Katie S.
Came out to inspect the roof quickly. Fixed our issue the very next day. Excellent!!
Roof Company NA IncRoof Company NA Inc
Thumbtack Customer
Joe is straightforward and friendly, started and finished the job quickly, and our garage roof looks and works just fine.
That One Construction CompanyThat One Construction Company
Jacob P.
Shae was very responsive and did a good job on repairing a leak in our roof for a reasonable price. Definitely recommend
Mary B.
He arrived when expected and was super helpful with the insurance adjuster. The new roof looks fabulous. Thanks Ken
Drake mallard Inc.Drake mallard Inc.
Thumbtack Customer
Jamey got the work done fast and at a good price. I wouldn't hesitate to call him again for future roof work.
The Roof GuysThe Roof Guys
Michael P.
Storm Group sent a sizeable team of roofers who replaced my old roof in a single day. They cleaned up so thoroughly afterwards that the only evidence they were there is my beautiful new roof! Also, they were very flexible in dealing with payment when we had a death in the family. Storm Group is not only competent and professional, they are compassionate as well.
Storm Group Roofing, LLCStorm Group Roofing, LLC
Jerome G.
Replaced a 3 tab asphalt asphalt roofing shingle which blew off snow covered and wet roof using an extension ladder. Came as soon as rain stopped. Made sure exposed area was dry using rags and hair dryer which I supplied. Took his time and did a good job. Very fair price.
Ich general remodeling contractorIch general remodeling contractor
Thumbtack Customer
Had a vent to replace & he went beyond that to review the whole roof & fix some other issues he found. Great job.
The Roof GuysThe Roof Guys
Nick S.
Jason and his crew were great. He ordered the materials right away, and the crew came out and finished our large roof and shed in one day. They even worked on a Sunday, to accommodate our short timeline due to the sale of our house. We will definitely recommend them to anyone looking to replace their roof, windows, gutters, or siding. Thank you Jason!
Residential & Commercial Exteriors, Inc.Residential & Commercial Exteriors, Inc.
Scott H.
Did not hire....I contacted the Roof Guys for a quote for roof replacement and some exterior upgrades. The work they had posted on Thumbtack caught my eye. The initial response was timely and they came out assess and stated they would provide a quote, but never followed through and left me hanging. The only communication I received thereafter was regarding this two star review.
The Roof GuysThe Roof Guys
Thumbtack Customer
I've used many contractors over the years for my commercial building. This is by far the best experience I've had in every way. Scott's project managing ability was outstanding and his post project follow up was second to none. His pricing is fair and workmanship outstanding. My project was to repair a rubber roof and I absolutely recommend him to anyone facing roof issues.
Northwest Exteriors, Inc.Northwest Exteriors, Inc.
Amy J.
We had a new roof installed after we had wind damage to our previous one. Jamey and Nick were so easy to work with and had a great crew working on our roof. The old one was removed and the new one installed in just under 6 hours. We are very pleased with how it turned out. Will recommend and use them again in the future!
The Roof GuysThe Roof Guys
Anne A.
Jason is excellent to work with. Our roof looks amazing and he is priced right. I would recommend to all. The whole experience was great from start to finish!!
Residential & Commercial Exteriors, Inc.Residential & Commercial Exteriors, Inc.
Alaina A.
Joe was great to work with and his crew did a great job (roof replacement). Communication was always timely, honest, and professional. I would hire again & recommend.
That One Construction CompanyThat One Construction Company
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