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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 Garland roofing professionals
Kim J.
Very quick reply and finish of the roof. Roof looks the best on the block. Pete was quick to answer questions.
A-1 RoofA-1 Roof
Roxie F.
This roofing company was intelligent and proactive in taking care of the metal roof leak plus protecting our home from further interior damage.
TeamCo ServicesTeamCo Services
Erin H.
We have a small leak in our roof. Mitchell Roofing was very responsive and came out to inspect things on a Sunday! Really appreciate his help!!
Mitchell Roofing & RestorationMitchell Roofing & Restoration
Jeremy G.
FireWheel roofing did a good job on my flip house I will definitely use them in the future and highly recommend them to do your roof
Firewheel Roofing & FencingFirewheel Roofing & Fencing
Theresa L.
Sebastian with 180 Roofing and Contracting was a life saver for me. I had 2 other contractors come but he explained the process to me. Also noticed my decking was out of code. He went to the city and got a permit to replace it. He came out and took my roof down to the rafters and completed the job in one day. So if you need a roof I recommend Sebastian and 180 Roofing and Contracting.
180 Roofing and Contracting, LLC180 Roofing and Contracting, LLC
Thumbtack Customer
I had to get the roof of my house and shed as well as all gutters replaced. The experience, the work, the professionalism of Edgar and Discount Roofing was amazing. I highly recommend using them and I am very critical of people and their work. I thank Discount roofing and appreciate all they have done!
Discount Roofing ServicesDiscount Roofing Services
Thumbtack Customer
Easy to do business with. Provided accurate quote, set a date to start work and was able to get our roof done before that time. I will recommend discount roofing to anyone.
Discount Roofing ServicesDiscount Roofing Services
Thumbtack Customer
Edgar Marquez was one of the best Roof Installer with my home improvement work done. I highly recommend it to whom need to new roofing install. Very good job Edger!!!
Discount Roofing ServicesDiscount Roofing Services
Thumbtack Customer
Jessie promptly took care of the issues with our roof.
Jefer RoofingJefer Roofing
Jana T.
Built to Last was an awesome company. They came out on a Saturday, demoed and rebuilt the roof of my patio room. No hassle to us, reasonable price and excellent work. I’d recommend them to anyone needing roofing done at their homes.
Built To Last Roofing INC.Built To Last Roofing INC.
Dixie E.
They did a great job on my roof, and the other work that the insurance company wanted done. Fence painting, siding replacement, and the roof of course. It all looks great! They even dealt with the insurance company so I didn't have to.
Medina Construction & RoofingMedina Construction & Roofing
Sachin J.
I needed to get my roof fixed soon, as I was moving soon, they were quick to come out and give me a quote. Once I agreed, they did it in a day and made sure I was satisfied. Would definitely get them again for any roof related work.
New Elite Roof LLCNew Elite Roof LLC
Mark A.
Sebastian and the team were great to work with. Sebastian was able to work with my insurance adjuster to allow me to proceed with a new roof. He really knows his stuff! Sebastian was always available when needed and the work was done on time and the roof turned out superb! I would highly recommend them to anyone! Mark Arnold
180 Roofing and Contracting, LLC180 Roofing and Contracting, LLC
Chris l.
Oscar was on time to fix my roof and did a great job I highly recommend him. It rained that night and no more leak
ORE ExteriorsORE Exteriors
Ian L.
Had a few roof shingles replaced - excellent work - great price and quality of work wa very good. Will definitively use again
All 4 Season Roofing and InsulationAll 4 Season Roofing and Insulation
Jennifer R.
I can’t say enough good things about New Elite Roofing. We absolutely love our new metal roof. We enjoyed working with the owner and his professional staff. He was extremely responsive to questions and made sure we were pleased with the work before finishing the job. I would give him 10+ stars if I could.
New Elite Roof LLCNew Elite Roof LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Great communication, early to appt, went out of his way to match my shingles. Will def recommend and use again in the future for your roofing needs. Thanks again
Darrell NeceDarrell Nece
Thumbtack Customer
Jessie.came out within a few hours after calling. He had my roof leaks fixed within the hour for a very reasonable price. Very professional and easy to work with. Highly recommended.
Jefer RoofingJefer Roofing
Noemi R.
Great company, came out and fixed a leak, trustworthy, honest, professional, went the extra mile, sent pics of work, will definitely call them again for future roof problems. Thank you!!
Jose C.
Got a quote from Brian back in July and since we live out of state I asked him to put us on the calendar for October. Brian reached out as agreed. Brian did the work as promised for the agreed price. Worked adding ridge vent from end to end of roof and replacing exhaust boot and adding roof vents to the property. His workmanship, honesty and professionalism stood out. We are very satisfied with the work completed and would highly recommend him. Thanks Brian and your son.
Encore ProEncore Pro
Jonathan R.
Great experience; Edgar and his team did an amazing job on a difficult project. It was almost more construction than actual roofing at one point with having to replace decking and wood rot. They stuck with it and after a 10 hour day it was a great job well done.
Discount Roofing ServicesDiscount Roofing Services
Sumod K.
Edgar was great, he arrived on time and did the inspection for free. After checking everything, he said no maintenance or replacement is needed as my roof are of good shape. He can easily sell his services as I requested the inspection but as no work was needed, he was true and straight forward. Would highly recommend!!!
Discount Roofing ServicesDiscount Roofing Services
Sumod K.
Sebastian was great, he arrived on time and did the inspection for free. After checking everything, he said no maintenance or replacement is needed as my roof are of good shape. He can easily sell his services as I requested the inspection but as no work was needed, he was true and straight forward. Would highly recommend!!!
180 Roofing and Contracting, LLC180 Roofing and Contracting, LLC
Hoang N.
First time using Firewheel Roofing for my home, I'm impressed with the qualify and workmanship from this company, they're quick and efficient capable of completing the job within a day. Special thanks to Raza for assist with handling the claim process with my carrier to make this a smooth transition. Highly recommended to all my family and friends.
Firewheel Roofing & FencingFirewheel Roofing & Fencing
Jlayna R.
A true professional! Competitive pricing, gave us notice prior to materials being delivered and during install called to let us know when crew would be finished. The roof was completed in one day and it's beautiful. The crew did an outstanding job of cleaning up afterward. I HIGHLY recommend Mr. Medina!
Medina Construction & RoofingMedina Construction & Roofing
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