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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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.  

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.

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.

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.

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

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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

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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. 

Reviews for Midvale roofing professionals
Thumbtack Customer
Jose Torres Roofing did a fantastic job on the removal of my old roof and the installation of my new roof. It was all done at a very reasonable price and it looks great! I would definitely recommend them. :)
J. Torres Roofing LLCJ. Torres Roofing LLC
Thumbtack Customer
10yo roof was leaking.. Brandon quoted a price & fixed the leak as promised.
Brandon Park RoofingBrandon Park Roofing
Thumbtack Customer
Came out the day after I called and fixed my leaky roof the same day. I'll definitely call again if I have any more roof issues. Update - My roof started to leak again in the same spot after about 2 months. He told me to contact him if I had anymore issues with it. I reached out to him at least twice, he told me he would come look at it again and never did. It is winter, but I only contacted him when there was no snow or moisture on the roof. A bit disappointed I have to hire someone new.
The Famous REThe Famous RE
Thumbtack Customer
My roof was done ahead of schedule. Installers were courteous. Crew cleaned up well after the job was done. Finished product looks great! Bought a 50 year shingle, so I am hoping I won't have to mess with the roof again in my lifetime.
Intermountain West ContractorsIntermountain West Contractors
Thumbtack Customer
Jose did an excellent job on my roof. He remained in contact during the job, Sent me photos of the finished product. We are very happy and satisfied. Will hire again.
J. Torres Roofing LLCJ. Torres Roofing LLC
Tyler W.
Best quality. Great product presentation, I had him do three other houses. He is my new roofer. I have and will refer him to anyone in need of roofing needs
J. Torres Roofing LLCJ. Torres Roofing LLC
Thumbtack Customer
Brandon Park was fantastic! The job took maybe a day longer or so than normal because of inclement weather, but the crew was super professional and quick, and the roof looks awesome. Brandon and Jen are two of the nicest people you'll ever meet and sincerely care about the job, not just about getting paid. I would recommend them all day long. Oh, and it's a bonus that they happen to be the cheapest in town (in price, but not in quality)
Brandon Park RoofingBrandon Park Roofing
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