Articles featuring tag: residential roofing

How Much Value Does a New Roof Add to Your House?

Home roof being replaced with new roofing materials

Thinking about a new roof? While it might not be as popular a project as remodeling interior rooms, a new roof has definite advantages including improved resale value, a nicer and newer appearance, lower utility bills and improved warranties.

However, there are several factors to consider as you ponder a new roofing system over your home. Let’s look at some of the more pressing matters to think about.

How your roof affects your home’s value

Most homeowners are concerned mainly with having their roof protect all the valuable stuff under ...

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Ten Warning Signs that it’s Time to Repair or Replace your Roof

Employees standing on a roof and repairing old construction after wind damage

Homeowners can miss the telltale signs that their roof is in need of repair or replacement. While some roofing materials will seem ageless, even after many years, there could be underlying problems that need to be addressed. Let’s take a look at 10 warning signs that your roof is need of repair or replacement.

1. Age

Most roofing experts will tell you that an asphalt/shingle roof will last between 20 and 25 years. However, if your roof was installed on top of an existing roof that is more than 20 years old, it’s definitely time for an inspection because most experts will ...

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