Is your roof in need of replacement? Have your South Florida roofing contractors suggested that it is a good time for the roof to be replaced? Roof replacement is more than a minor job. Your roof is an important part of your home and should be replaced immediately. Morton Roofing can be reached at (954) 783-5883 if you have any questions regarding the roof replacement.
Roof replacements can seem complicated and difficult, even if you have never done one before. These are the basics of roof replacement that will help you feel more comfortable and understand the process better.
How long does a roof replacement take?
A roofing company should be able to give you an estimate of the time it will take to replace your roof. There are many factors that affect the time it takes to replace a roof. It is best to let the company inspect your roof. A roof replacement should take only a few days in most cases. A majority of companies can complete a roof replacement within two to three days. You will still be able to use your home no matter how long the process takes. While there will be some noise, you can still go about your day as normal while the roofers are working.
How long will a new roof last?
Your new roof will last approximately 20 years depending on the materials and the quality of work. A metal roof may last longer. Your roof’s lifespan will also depend on the climate. Your roof’s lifespan may be shorter if you live in harsh environments.
You can choose the materials that you use to replace your roof. There are many options for covering your roof, and each one is different in cost. Talk to us for a precise price quote. Asphalt shingles are the most common roofing material. Asphalt shingles can withstand most weather conditions and are more durable than metal roofs. Fiberglass shingles are also increasing in popularity. Another popular choice is tile made from clay or cement. Concrete tiles can withstand extreme weather conditions and are fire-resistant. Metal roofs can be used in many climates, but they can get noisy when it rains. Another durable and tough material is slate. It can withstand heat and moisture. Although it is more expensive than other materials, slate lasts for a long time. You should take extra care when replacing your roof with slate. Make sure that your roofers are skilled and experienced in installing it correctly.
Although replacing your roof is a major project, it doesn’t need to be difficult or overwhelming. Your roof replacement will be smooth if you trust the professionals and prepare yourself ahead of time.