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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 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 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.

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.

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.  

Reviews for Hosford-Abernethy roofing professionals
Thumbtack Customer
Tear off two layers of asphalt roofing. Replaced damaged sheeting on roof. Increase number of roof vents as per code. Add flashing around entire roof and chimney. Install new roof and vent holes in soffits.
Jennifer M.
Infinity Roofing took care of a roof leak in a quick and professional manner. They really came to the rescue for us!
Infinity roofing and construction LLCInfinity roofing and construction LLC
Keeley T.
The Evo Roofing team was able to schedule us quickly and got our roof repair done well for a good price.
Evo Roofing & Gutter Cleaning LLCEvo Roofing & Gutter Cleaning LLC
Brent J.
IBEX did a great job removing our crumbling, out of service chimney from our roof. The took out the bricks, covered the opening and roofed the section that was patched. You cannot even tell the chimney was ever there. Everyone I talked to was courteous and professional, and the workmanship is excellent. I highly recommend them for any roof repairs. When we need a new roof, I will call them first!
Eric W.
Did a great job roofing my shed.
Dylan's Quality Roofing & ConstructionDylan's Quality Roofing & Construction
VN v.
The roof looks great! Definitely our new roofer.
Dylan's Quality Roofing & ConstructionDylan's Quality Roofing & Construction
Jennifer g.
Kado and the team were great to work with for our new roof! They answered all questions we had, kept to the timeline and did a great job keeping our yard free of roofing nails.
LOHNER CONSTRUCTION "Your roofing specialists"LOHNER CONSTRUCTION "Your roofing specialists"
Michael W.
All Phase replaced a roof for my clients home and did a great job. They were on time and on budget even with some dry rot that was found in the roof sheathing. Will definitely work with them in the future!
AllPhase residential construction llc.AllPhase residential construction llc.
Nicole S.
Super responsive and professional roofing company! I needed a job done in a huge hurry and baker homes was able to come through for me. Was given a great value for a roofing bid. Highly recommend this company.
DL Baker Homes LLCDL Baker Homes LLC
Robert T.
An honest family business that took my roofing worries away. Hard working Professional employees that care about their work and customers. Highly recommend Giron Roofing! Thank you Beni & Teo!!!!🙏
Giron Roofing IncGiron Roofing Inc
Kevin C.
Everything about MJ's Roofing & Construction was excellent. The estimation process was thorough up front, the price was fair, and the work was outstanding. If I have a need for roofing services again, MJ's will be my first choice.
MJ'S Roofing & Construction LLCMJ'S Roofing & Construction LLC
Steven N.
Quick response and work done to leaking roof. Highly recommend.
C and V General Construction LLCC and V General Construction LLC
Robin C.
They did a great job cleaning up the moss on my roof.
Amanda L.
C and V was great to work with and made my roofing repairs easy! These included roof cleaning/moss treatment, gutter cleaning, fascia replacement, and gutter resecurement. Onsite bid was quick. Would highly recommend!
C and V General Construction LLCC and V General Construction LLC
Thumbtack Customer
He did a good job and his price for doing the roof was affordable.
A1 RoofingA1 Roofing
Candice T.
Bellama roofing replaced the roofing on our back pergola. They were not satisfied with the original job they did so they took it upon themselves to do the work all over again and did a great job! I appreciated their integrity and quality of work
Bellama RoofingBellama Roofing
Judy S.
From beginning until the finished roof and gutters it was a wonderful experience. Thank you
Living Hope RenovationsLiving Hope Renovations
Thumbtack Customer
I had a leak in my roof and was leaving town for several days. The crew came out within 2 hours, identified the source of the leak, and put a tarp on as a temporary fix. This was a huge relief for me. They provided an estimate for a repair and a new roof.
Giron Roofing IncGiron Roofing Inc
Thumbtack Customer
Excellent job done. They did everything they said they would and my roof looks beautiful!
Giron Roofing IncGiron Roofing Inc
Thumbtack Customer
We had water leaking into our upstairs bathroom and assumed our roof was leaking. Teo came out and assessed the issue. He determined it was the chimney and not the roof. He photographed the damaged area and emailed us the photos so we could pass it along to chimney repair companies and did this all for free. Teo was very helpful, honest, and quick to respond. We will use him if we have any roofing issues in the future.
Giron Roofing IncGiron Roofing Inc
Naomi W.
My flat roof needed to be pitched and the guys at Pacific Ridge roofing were the ones to do the job. I enjoyed working with them and Mike was very responsive with communicating plans and timelines. They did the work quick and efficiently. Would highly suggest working with this company.
Pacific Ridge RoofingPacific Ridge Roofing
Alyssa B.
Sam was great - clearly explained the scope of the work and did a great job completing a roof repair
Dylan's Quality Roofing & ConstructionDylan's Quality Roofing & Construction
George W.
Dave Baker knows roofing. He knows materials and job planning. His crew worked Mexican hours--on the job very early, took a long break midday and worked into the early evening. We got a good roof on-schedule and on-budget, and I'd sure recommend them.
DL Baker Homes LLCDL Baker Homes LLC
Alex A.
Quality service and a wonderful experience from start to finish. A pleasure to work with Tony. Highly responsive and professional. Work was completed on time. Back yard left clean and tidy. Would HIGHLY recommend AAK Roofing to anyone looking for a new roof. Five star end-to-end
AAK Roofing, LLCAAK Roofing, LLC
Elias C.
Very prompt and did a great job repairing part of the roof at my house for a very fair price.
MJ'S Roofing & Construction LLCMJ'S Roofing & Construction LLC
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