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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 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.

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 Midwest City roofing professionals
Thumbtack Customer
Grand Roofing replaced my roof and did a very good job. I really enjoy the new roof and I also had new guttering installed. Mr. Johns was on time and right on target for his pricing and completion times.
Grand Roofing Company, LLCGrand Roofing Company, LLC
Thumbtack Customer
I contacted Brian for a leaky pipe on our roof. He not only fixed the leaky pipe, but also inspected the entire roof and sealed other trouble spots! He was timely and professional. I am very pleased with this experience. Thank you, Gilley's Roofing!
Gilleys Roofing & Construction & HandymanGilleys Roofing & Construction & Handyman
Mark C.
Great work on our roofing project.
Thumbtack Customer
Did a great job on my roof
Oklahoma Roofing and Construction LLCOklahoma Roofing and Construction LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Was quick to respond to the call/home for roof repair estimate. Incredibly fair on the estimate compared to other contractors and showed years of experience. Timely and did an great job. This company can be trusted. Will keep Kaphar roofing on file for the future.
Kaphar Roofing & Construction LLCKaphar Roofing & Construction LLC
Jeff C.
Owner was very knowledgeable about what I needed to repair my roof.
Oklahoma Roofing and Construction LLCOklahoma Roofing and Construction LLC
Karen J.
Installed a new roof vent. Very responsive and did the work in a timely manner.
Thumbtack Customer
On time. Efficient. Followed up. Overall great experience and would use for future roofing needs.
Gilleys Roofing & Construction & HandymanGilleys Roofing & Construction & Handyman
Thumbtack Customer
Good job on roof and some facial repairs. On time and cleaned up good. He's recommended.
Thumbtack Customer
Stop looking for more Roofing Contractors! Hire Vector Roofing. I personally recommend their services. Joey Higgins is the best, he was very professional and efficient. I appreciate the time and effort that he have put into making an estimate and fix the problem in such a short notice. I am a very happy costumer.
Vector RoofingVector Roofing
Dre U.
Great work, they were able to fix my leaking in roof in a short amount of time. I def reccomend them.
John G.
Excellent job! Thank you so much, and we will be calling you again when it's time for a new roof.
Trenton D.
After a long deployment and being away from my home, I came home to a roof missing shingles. I pushed out what work I was looking to have done on my home and Rainwater Roofing was the first one to reach out to me and schedule a time to inspect my roof. After the inspection they were able to replace the shingles the following day! Perfect timing because I had to leave out of town the day after the shingles were replaced! Punctual, great price and they communicated with me throughout the entire process!
Alyson M.
The level of care Robert and Belter Roofing had for our project was immense. He was the only contractor that came to the house and walked through every detail before writing his bid. In fact he came out multiple times to ensure that every aspect of the bid was explained and that we understood what we were paying for. His knowledge of roofing materials and the building codes behind their installation was impressive. The crew that did the work was also extremely professional and considerate. The cleanup post installation was also great. To top off everything else he was the only bid we received with a transferable warranty for materials and labor. This last bit was the cherry on top! We would thoroughly recommend Belter Roofing for anyone looking a for a quality roof and professional service.
Belter Roofing & ConstructionBelter Roofing & Construction
Angelia H.
Helton was very professional and reasonablypriced. I was very satisfied with my roof repair. Highly recommend you use his services.
Maurice W.
Tony was simply amazing. He took the time to listen and fully understand my problem. Fixed up several roof issues that needed immediate attention. Pricing was fair, went above and beyond and still kept the price reasonable. This will be my roofing guy/company from now on. Replaced the ridge line, pipe shrouds, attic fan covers and side shingles due to tree damage.
Trisha W.
Randy was so kind and worked with me way over and beyond to help me with my needed repair. I highly recommend Spartan Roofing and Construction.
Spartan Roofing and ConstructionSpartan Roofing and Construction
Dusty G.
I got on thumbtack put in my problem on a Sunday at 100 pm by and they was at my house at 400 fixing my roof leak. I could not ask for better service.
Wright RestorationWright Restoration
Thumbtack Customer
The job was a full roof tear off and replacement. The owner went above and beyond to make sure the job was completed before rain that was forecast and also worked with my schedule as I live out of town from this property. The work was great, cleanup was done well and Mr Ashford was great to work with.
Ashford RoofingAshford Roofing
Ken C.
Used Altru when we needed a few shingles patched just before rain. Noah arrived just within a few hours of using thumbtack and quickly matched our 10yr old roof color with new shingles. Work was completed within an hour and he was very professional. Reasonable cost of $170 was great even though it was kind of an emergency to us. Would highly recommend their services.
Altru Roofing & Construction, LLCAltru Roofing & Construction, LLC
Steve G.
Roger was very thorough with me explaining what he found. He pointed out where the last roofer failed to do a proper job which was responsible for one of the leaks. Also explaining the former roofer did not lay down the proper back and the shingles where good, but were not the best for the price I paid for the roofing job 8 years ago. Showing how simple things could have prevented the second leak. It took him little effort to correct those problems.
Wright RestorationWright Restoration
Kim N.
He’s very knowledgeable and he’s a honest person that will do your job right!! Tony? Is very caring and doesn’t want you to get scammed. He fixed the flashing that was put on wrong and found out that my heat vent on top of my house has been shut off so my house has condensation problems. He didn’t leave the job until he found the answers. He just doesn’t do a half job and calls it a day or just apply stuff over other materials. I would recommend him to anyone that needs a roofing job. He’s an honest guy
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