Put simply, the biggest bang for your construction dollar is the money spent on the roof. In new construction, a roof traditionally is less than 10% of total costs, yet no other single factor carries the same impact. Overall, the roof will comprise more than half of the visual impact of the property no matter what the design.
We can help you make the right choice from the available options, whether you are starting from a design idea or simply repairing an existing roof.
No other single element of your property is as critical as the roof. Its integrity protects and preserves everything else in the building. Even a small roof leak can result in tens of thousands of dollars in damages inside your home or office. Prompt repair is the key to protection and the right action can preserve your existing roof for decades to come. In new construction, selecting the right roof will maximize the design and provide long term benefits in terms of energy savings and useable life span.
Tile comes in an almost endless variety of shapes, colors and textures, which means it can be chosen to specifically enhance each design element of a structure. Manufacturers' warranties can be as long as 75 years in all climates.
Roof tiles are naturally green and completely sustainable. If you are building a LEED structure or seeking Energy Star points, roof tiles will help earn your building's certification. Call us for a presentation today on complete tile roofs, or for a complimentary estimate on a tile roof repair.
Today's coatings can be used to restore and repair a variety of existing roofs at a fraction of the cost of traditional repair or replacement. Even sloped roofs can be restored with ease. If you have problems with an existing roof -- whether it's a singly ply, or a poly foam, a modified bitumen or even simple metal, an elastomeric roof coating can be the answer you're looking for, and provide years of service for a very reasonable cost. There are significant advantages to roof coatings in terms of energy efficiency: so-called cool coats reflect up to 90% of the sun's heat, lowering energy bills. Rebates may be available from your local utility provider. No destruction of your original roof is necessary, sparing our landfills from needless waste. Contact us today to find out what elastomeric coatings can do for your building.
Taking the time to do a thorough inspection on a regular basis will save you a lot of money in the long run.
There can be many reasons for a leak. Leaks can be the result of poor roof system installation, mechanical damage such as dropped screwdrivers or knives, plugged roof drains, roofing material failure, HVAC problems; the list goes on. The source of a leak can be quite distant from where it actually shows up.
Roof repairs are often needed after the damage is done. Routine roof maintenance you can avoid unnecessary damage altogether. A roof inspection should be scheduled on a bi-yearly basis. Taking the time to do a thorough inspection on a regular basis will save you a lot of money in the long run. A roof that is neglected can cost you way much more than what it normally, so schedule a roof inspection on a bi-yearly basis. When we inspect a roof, we winterize and waterproof your roof, make minor roof repairs, if needed and authorized.
People generally make a habit to schedule a roof inspection in the autumn, before winter. Unless you are having trouble with visible leakage, checking the roof more often than once a year is advisable. Roofing material, like anything else, is subject to wear and tear, and is your first line of defense from the elements. It is a good idea to know what to look for, and what to expect when it comes to caring for your roof. A roof that is neglected can cost you way much more than what it normally would in terms of damaged roof boards, studs, and even interior ceilings and walls. It is a good idea to check your roof after a bad wind storm or a winter storm. High winds can damage shingles, causing damage to the interior.
Call us, Sun Lakes Roofing & Roof Repair, A trusted roofing contractor will do the inspection for you. Many roofing contractors can be scheduled on a bi-yearly basis to come and inspect your roof. Always inspect under eaves and overhangs to look for damage that might indicate water leakage, especially at points of the roof that don't conform to the regular roof plane, such as dormers or skylights. Taking the time to do a thorough inspection on a regular basis will save you a lot of money in the long run.
We are the right Roof contractor, we use the best materials to protect your biggest asset - your home.
End result... your ultimate peace of mind!