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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 Baytown roofing professionals
Tina J.
They did such a great job on our roof replacement, which was not an easy job due to roof pitch. We will definitely refer CRS to others. Thank you!
Campbell Roofing & Solar, LLCCampbell Roofing & Solar, LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Houston roofing experts came out gave us a quote we were OK with and the next week the work was completed they did a great job on my roof I would recommend this company to anyone. Thank you Augustin
Houston Roofing ExpertsHouston Roofing Experts
Thumbtack Customer
PES ConstructionPES Construction
Thumbtack Customer
Minor roof leak. He fixed it promptly at a fair price. I would recommend him.
PES ConstructionPES Construction
Desiree h.
Jesse was awesome. I had a leaky roof and he was very quick to come out the same day and fix.
Robles Roofing & MoreRobles Roofing & More
Thumbtack Customer
James was very knowledgeable and professional. If you are looking for a contractor for a minor roof repair, I would recommend hiring him.
DeHart Roofing and Home RepairDeHart Roofing and Home Repair
Thumbtack Customer
Great work by PES Construction. They replaced my roof in 2 days as promised. Prisciliano is very reachable by phone and text message. Highly recommended. Thanks again!
PES ConstructionPES Construction
Quan D.
Carlos did excellent job on my roof. He came on time and explain in detail what i need to repair, reasonable price, free inspection and consultant.
White Star RoofingWhite Star Roofing
Thumbtack Customer
Very quick response when we needed someone fast for a leaky roof! Both guys were great and we will definitely hire them again for future jobs!
Expert Roof and RemodelingExpert Roof and Remodeling
Erin L.
Jesse was able to inspect my roof and make all necessary repairs within 24 hours of my initial contact. Price was extremely reasonable. Would definitely recommend and hire again in the future.
Robles Roofing & MoreRobles Roofing & More
Thumbtack Customer
I received three quotes. Mr. Garcia's quote was much less than the other two quotes due to the amount of shingles that were necessary to reroof my house. I told him the other roofing contractors quoted more shingles than he was and asked what if it takes more? He said the difference would be on him due to a wrong estimate. When he came to sign contract, he remeasured my roof and said he was correct in his estimate. Mr. Garcia saved me some serious $$$$. I was so happy with the one day roofing job, I am hiring him to do more work for me as well as my neighbor is hiring Mr. Garcia to do work for him as well. Thank you Robert Garcia for you honesty, integrity and one day service...!
Robert's Remodeling, Roofing & General Construc...Robert's Remodeling, Roofing & General Construc...
Tanya E.
Contacted Mr Franks through Thumbtack in the morning and by evening of the same day he was on my roof. Great communication and respect for my time and situation. I asked for an evaluation of roof installed 3 years ago showing obvious issues. Mr Franks gave me a complete detailed analysis of all issues, offered to contact shingle manufacturer to inquire about warranty, and provided expert advice on how to proceed. He discussed options based on my budget and took the time to discuss the pros and cons of each of said options. He has even offered to provide expert representation as I meet with roofer that did the original work! Trey has really gone out of his way to be of assistance. Professional, courteous, and honest; three things that are sometimes hard to find in a contractor these days. Mr Franks demonstrated all three and I have hired him as my representative in assuring that my roofing situation is resolved appropriately.
Campbell Roofing & Solar, LLCCampbell Roofing & Solar, LLC
Javier was on time and completed the job in a timely manner. His work is great quality. He completed the job same day and charged me what we agreed upon Thank you for 5he great work. I would recommend JM roofing to friends and family. I would use Javier again.
Thumbtack Customer
Franciso was very professional and had a good group of employees. He estimated my roof repair and fixed it the same day. He wasn't able to start the job until after five in the evening, but completed the job in a few hours despite the rain and the dark. He had the people and the resources he needed to do a fast thorough job.
Expert Roof and RemodelingExpert Roof and Remodeling
Kathy F.
Scott and his guys are excellent in their work. They were the best in costs and warranty out of 5 others I received. His guys informed him of anything they thought I should know about. They showed me with pictures of what else needed repairs since I was at work. He was originally hired just for the garage roof but since he did an excellent job I went for my house as well with a great deal and excellent work. I was so happy after the garage and house was completed. Beautiful! He understands since I was a widow that I could only afford so much and he did his best on making sure his quote was exactly that. I have referred him to my sons house now and I know he will give my son a great deal and work as well. Thanks Scott for everything you and your guys did.
Campbell Roofing & Solar, LLCCampbell Roofing & Solar, LLC
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