Q & A
WHAT DOES HAIL DO TO A ROOF?
Hail can seriously damage a roof. It accelerate the granule loss, accelerates the shingle aging, and can lead to other
HOW DO I KNOW IF I HAVE HAIL DAMAGE?
Look for discoloration, pitting and dislodged asphalt granules on the shingles that leave the fiberglass and asphalt exposed to the elements. If you are concerned your roof may have suffered hail damage call us today for a free inspection.
WHAT TYPES OF ROOFING DO YOU INSTALL?
We install all types of roofing products including shakes, cedar shingles, asphalt (composition) shingles, concrete and clay tile, slate and premium synthetic shingles and Solar Shingles. We also install EPDM rubber membrane, TPO and self adhered SBS modified bitumen roofing. We also install metal roofing.
IF MY ROOF LEAKS, DO I NEED TO HAVE IT COMPLETELY REPLACED?
You may not have to have it replaced just because of a leak. Leaking can result because some flashings have come loose or because a section of the roof has been damaged. Make sure to contact an ethical roofing contractor who will come out and properly diagnose whether the situation needs immediate repair or not. The trustworthy people at Straight Line Roofing will never sell you something you do not need.
HOW LONG WILL A ROOF TO LAST?
The typical/average life-span of a roof is about 20 years. There are many conditions that will affect how long your roof lasts, from weather, quality of original roofing materials and much more.
DOES MY ROOF NEED MAINTENANCE?
To expand the usefulness and life of your roof, you should regularly maintain your roof, including cleaning out the gutters regularly.
WILL MY HOME OWNERS INSURANCE COVER ROOF REPAIRS OR REPLACEMENT?
Most homeowner’s insurance policies cover roof replacements due to acts of nature such as hail, wind, rain and fire.