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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 Framingham roofing professionals
Jessica L.
Very impressed with this company. Professional and took the time to explain exactly what was going on and give us options. We have already had them back for another roof issue. I’ll only be calling Whitt roofing for future roof needs.
Whitt roofing and RestorationWhitt roofing and Restoration
Enrick G.
Highly recommend PDQ roofing!
P.D.Q RoofingP.D.Q Roofing
Ann L.
I hired Whitt Roofing to repair a minor leak in my roof. I was very pleased with their responsiveness and professionalism. Troy came out for a free inspection to assess my leak issue and overall roof condition. He did not try to sell me services or repairs that I did not need, which I look for in building trust. I was able to get the repair completed the very next business day!
Whitt roofing and RestorationWhitt roofing and Restoration
Thumbtack Customer
From Matt and Mark to the sub-contractors they work with, Ohio Roofing Solutions was exceptionally professional from the first meeting through to the end. They were thorough, honest, and timely. They did a total roof replacement, including securing the city permit, communicating with the insurance company, and working with us to select materials. They executed the project flawlessly, setting a reasonable time frame, and providing us with updates on a regular basis before during and after the project began. And once the work began, other contractors working on a neighbor's house commented on the efficiency and professionalism of the crew replacing our roof. All-in-all Ohio Roofing Solutions provided an excellent experience. We highly recommend them.
Ohio Roofing Solutions and ConstructionOhio Roofing Solutions and Construction
Thumbtack Customer
Jason Kear and his crew at Summit Building & Roofing Company went above and beyond what was necessary. They worked quickly and efficiently, sent photographs of the roofing job at different phases (since I couldn't be present to see the job myself) and even went back to check on unrelated issues for me. I would highly recommend them to anybody needing work done.
Summit Building & Roofing CompanySummit Building & Roofing Company
Andy Z.
Kasey made repairs for us on a rubber roof. He identified the issues and recommended several solutions. He is an effective communicator , straightforward and professional. Excellent work.
Kase RoofingKase Roofing
Bob L.
Naaman came to do an estimate on some drainage work that needed to be done. He was very professional. While he was there I told him about some leaky spots I had on the roof. He climbed up on the roof to take a look and found the problem areas. He said he had some time to work on it today. He ended up replacing 18 shingles during a very hot day.
Ohio Roofing and Siding SolutionsOhio Roofing and Siding Solutions
Ira D.
Roof was repaired however, the soffit wasn't repaired. It was to my knowledge (and no doubt a misunderstanding of the quote received) that the soffit would be repaired. Other than that great work and punctual service.
Integrity ConstructionIntegrity Construction
Nick P.
I prefer to work with contractors who are honest, professional, licensed, insured, responsive and punctual that do good work at a reasonable price. I believe Summit Roofing fits the bill.
Summit Building & Roofing CompanySummit Building & Roofing Company
Diana L.
Very quick to respond. Competitive prices and got to work after one week on the roof. I also had some painting done all was great. I highly recommend to you!!!
Prime ConstructionPrime Construction
Thumbtack Customer
I was very impressed with Ohio Roofing Solutions. They were professional from the moment I began working with them. All of the guys kept great communication with me throughout the process. Since I was trying to get my roof built during the winter, weather conditions were an issue. They were very proactive in calling me to give weather updates and how it would affect their construction schedule. We got lucky and had a warm Saturday, so they were able to come out and get it done. They even sent pictures of their progress to my phone. At the end of the process, I was able to meet up with my salesman again, which was nice to bring it full circle and go over the whole job together. I would highly recommend this company to anyone needing a roof.
Ohio Roofing Solutions and ConstructionOhio Roofing Solutions and Construction
Tracey S.
So pleased. My roof looks amazing. The guys did a great job. They are true professionals. I would highly recommend Prime constitution and restoration. They do a great job for a fair price.
Prime ConstructionPrime Construction
Ann L.
I had Drew come out for a free estimate on a minor roof leak. I found him to be straight-forward, personable and trust-worthy - this was exhibited by his objective assessment of my roof condition. Given the minor issue, his advice was that my issue likely does not warrant repair at this time. I value his professional opinion and having the assurance that he wasn't trying to sell me services or repairs that I did not need at this time. Thanks, Drew! I'll keep your company in mind in the future.
Best Exteriors, IncBest Exteriors, Inc
Lori c.
From the quote til the finished job Raul promptly got back to me with all my questions and got the job done quickly and it looks fantastic !! Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Raul and PDQ Roofing to everyone !!
P.D.Q RoofingP.D.Q Roofing
Guy D.
PDQ was very responsive to my request to take a look at my roof. I had a detailed proposal the following day. Upon acceptance, they scheduled the job immediately. The quality of work was great, just as Raul promised.
P.D.Q RoofingP.D.Q Roofing
David M.
Hired this company for multiple smaller roofing related work. Completed 3 repairs and installation of rooftop power vents in one day! Appreciated that the installers cleaned up all debris that had fallen onto my yard before leaving.
Ohio Roofing Solutions and ConstructionOhio Roofing Solutions and Construction
Marisa b.
Ty came out and gave us a quick estimate. He came back when he said he would, and was quick to respond via email. He was friendly and transparent regarding the services needed to fix a small leak in our roof.
Myers RoofingMyers Roofing
Thumbtack Customer
Very informative, they use have good supplies. They sent an installer to my house to make me a quote. He got on the roof and in the attic to check the plywood. He wasn’t pushy he showed me what they used and why they like it and believe in the product.
Ohio Roofing Solutions and ConstructionOhio Roofing Solutions and Construction
Jordan R.
Good service and reasonable pricing to help patch up an older leaking roof. His first attempt at a fix didn't fully solve the problem, he came back the following week for free to try again and seems to have solved the issue. Would hire again.
Integrity ConstructionIntegrity Construction
Cory D.
The quality of work done on my home-the roof, chimney, downspout, and siding repair- was very good. I’m pleased with the results. The only thing that tainted my experience with Summit was the communication pertaining to when the work would be completed. Otherwise it would have been a 5 star experience.
Summit Building & Roofing CompanySummit Building & Roofing Company
Jessica H.
Would highly recommend!!!! We needed some shingle/roof repairing done and our siding fixed in the front of our house- Ty was great to work with! He came out and gave us a quote quickly, showed up punctually to do the work and the finished product looks awesome! Thanks Ty!
Myers RoofingMyers Roofing
Stephanie S.
Don did a great job fixing flashing on my roof and installing a chimney cap. He was very responsive to all of my questions and messages - which as a first time homeowners I appreciated a lot. Don was also very flexible in his availability. I highly recommend Don and will be calling him in the future.
Don Parsons exterior llcDon Parsons exterior llc
Steve D.
Bryan was great to work with. He wasted no time in meeting with us, and was very reasonable with his quote. Other roofing companies we checked with either did not call us back, or were high priced for what we needed done. The work was done in a very timely manner, and the crew was efficient and cleaned up when they were done. We would highly recommend Bryan and his company.
River Valley Restoration LLCRiver Valley Restoration LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Jason and his team did a wonderful job. The roof looks great, the cleanup was spotless (I'm pretty sure the yard and driveway were cleaner when they left than when they arrived). The entire crew was courteous and very efficient. Most important of all, at every step of the process I felt that Jason was completely honest and his every suggestion was made with unmatched integrity. Definitely will be referring my friends to Summit.
Summit Building & Roofing CompanySummit Building & Roofing Company
Derek D.
Drew came out same day and took a look at a minor leak in my sunroom roof. After inspection he recommended a few things I could do on my own for this issue and stated that no major repairs needed to be done. He could have been dishonest and quoted me for a repair that wasn’t needed, but instead he didn’t charge me for anything and was very honest and upfront. I appreciate how I was treated and will definitely be using this company if any issues come up with my home in the future!
Best Exteriors, IncBest Exteriors, Inc
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