Every roofing system will need to be replaced, usually at some point after 10-20 years of use. What most may not know, is that chances are this will be more the budget friendly option in the long run.
Although it may be less costly to make smaller fixes initially, many insurance companies will cover the cost of a re-roofing project, provided certain conditions are met beforehand.
A new roof will also typically carry more warranty than a repair- meaning you are getting a lot more value. Covering old shingles with patches or laying new shingles over the old system may not be covered by a manufacturer as it is not being installed on a clean surface.
That is why we always inspect the decking, plywood and underlayment before installing a new roof or shingles. New installations will also be your best bet for having enduring quality work completed and covered in case of a defect or unforeseen circumstance. There are also tax credits given by the South Carolina government for upgrading the roof entirely.
Homeowners in Myrtle Beach must plan for future storms, so paying for a small repair to make it through the summer may cause more damage if your roof has a leak and it is entering the support structure. What was a leak could turn in to a full or partial collapse if gone unchecked?
While we will make repairs at your request, we want to be sure to avoid more disastrous scenarios down the road. That is why we offer a free inspection, where we seek gain an understanding of the issues both at hand and possibly in the future.
That does not mean we recommend a roof replacement for everyone. In fact, we understand that there could be a number of factors involved in your decision and we want to address all of your concerns before undertaking a new project.
After all, we want you, the homeowner, to be totally satisfied with our work and refer us to your friends and family. We could never accomplish this by setting a one-size-fits-all standard in the marketplace, and our inspections have served to help us determine the optimal solution, see future issues and also avoid troublesome projects.
There are a few factors to consider when choosing metal roofing for your building. The first is the type of metal you want to use.
Steel is the most common choice due to its strength and affordability, but aluminum, copper, and zinc are also options. Each type of metal has its own benefits and drawbacks, so it’s important to do your research and choose the one that best meets your needs.
Another factor to consider is the style and color of the metal roofing. Metal roofing comes in a variety of styles and colors, so you can choose the one that best fits the aesthetic of your building.
You should also consider the climate in your area when choosing a metal roof, as some materials are better suited to certain weather conditions.
You might have an older home that has seen better days. In these cases, we take time to look at your support structure to make sure this is in sound condition.
Once we inspect the underlying trusses and the condition of the material covering the roof, you will then be given an expert opinion on the best way to proceed- including whether a full replacement is necessary.
We will work with your insurance where applicable, and we will also prepare a detailed estimate for your financing lender.
We look forward to working with you no matter what the situation, and we want to make sure your decision is guided by the best possible information. Call or schedule your appointment online!
Finally, it’s important to choose a reputable contractor to install your metal roof. Proper installation is essential to the longevity and performance of your roof, so be sure to do your research and choose a contractor with a proven track record of quality work.
Overall, metal roofing is a durable, energy efficient, and a long-lasting choice for residential and commercial buildings. While it may have a higher upfront cost than traditional asphalt shingle roofing, it can save you money in the long run due to its low maintenance and long lifespan.
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