RST Roofing is the area’s leader in Roof Replacements. Whether due to old age or storm-related damage, we will walk you through each step of the the roof replacement process, so you know exactly what you will be getting. RST Roofing is proud to offer CertainTeed, GAF, and Owens Corning products among many others. In addition to the manufacturer’s guarantee, you will also receive a 10-year Workmanship Guarantee on all jobs done by us.

Hire the Right Company to Replace Your Roof

Hiring an experienced roofer can significantly extend the lifespan of your roof. At RST Roofing, we recommend an annual inspection, as well as additional inspections after severe storms. Regular maintenance is the key to picking up potential issues early and addressing them before they become serious.

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Signs That You Need a New Roof

Even the hardiest roof has a finite lifespan, and as your roof ages, you may notice issues popping up around your house. Old roofs become less effective at insulating and protecting your home from the elements. You may begin to see things like:

  • Increased heating bills due to poor insulation
  • Mold on the ceiling
  • Increased humidity in the attic
  • Dark spots or water stains
  • Shingles curling or coming up
  • A sagging roof
  • Granules in your gutter
  • Peeling paint, either inside or outside

These issues are often a good indicator of problems with your roof. While we can solve some of these issues with repairs, there may be some that will require a completely new roof.

 

Why Should You Replace Your Roof?

Age

Age is the most common culprit behind the need to reroof. Different roof materials have different maximum lifespans, which are affected by weather conditions and maintenance. Knowing what type of roof you have can help you estimate when to replace your roof and budget for the roof replacement costs.

In general, you can expect the following lifespans:

  • Asphalt: 20 years
  • Metal: 50 years
  • Wood: 30 years
  • Stone: 50 years
  • Slate: 50 years
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Sustained damage

Over time water is very harmful to your roof and can significantly decrease its lifespan. The shape of your roof can also affect its performance. Low-slope or flat roofs can accumulate water in the corners, which leads to rot and mold.

Sloped roofs can have a problem with ice build-up during winter, where ice forms a dam towards the bottom of the roof. As water builds up, it has nowhere else to go but under the shingles, where it can significantly damage your roof’s underlying structure.

Rain, wind, and hail

Abnormal weather conditions such as heavy rain, hail and wind often do vast amounts of damage to your roof. Do you see water marks on your ceiling? This is a common sign that water has made its’ way through your roof and into your home. This usually starts as a small, yellow colored stain and progresses to mold being in your home.

Do you see shingles missing from your roof or out of place? This is a sign that wind has caused enough damage to your roof to move the shingles and expose the inner portion of your roof. This can lead to water leaks in the home and cause more damage. Strong winds can blow your shingles right off, and hail can crack or even break, most of the shingles on your roof.

Did you know? Wind damage is covered by Home Owners Insurance! We are experts in dealing with insurance companies and storm damage restoration projects. We make it an effortless process. We will help you file the claim, answer any questions from adjusters, and ensure you receive the new roof you deserve.

RST Roofing is always happy to work with your insurer to get your new roof installed as soon as possible.

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Increasing home value

Nobody wants to deal with a reroof, which makes a new roof incredibly appealing to home buyers. Replacing your roof can give buyers peace of mind and increase curb appeal. A new roof can pay for itself in terms of increasing home value.

Pests

Roosting birds and nesting rodents can also cause massive amounts of damage to every facet of your roof, from the beams to the insulation or even your interior attic walls. Animals also carry a variety of diseases, so it’s a good idea to call pest control if you suspect you have unwanted visitors.

Insects, especially termites, can do a lot of damage to the structure of your roof as well. Termites bore through wood, reducing its strength and durability. A large infestation might even cause your roof to collapse.

Get a Roof Replacement Estimate Today

Getting quotes for roof replacement cost can be exhausting and intimidating. Many homeowners don’t know a lot about roofs and don’t understand the terminology.

We created all quotes as clearly as possible and explain our services thoroughly, so that you know exactly what we offer. We do our best to meet your needs and budget.

If you ever have any questions about your quote, don’t hesitate to call us. We’re always happy to discuss potential solutions for all your roofing problems. If you need a new roof, choose RST Roofing.