How can I determine if my roof needs to be repaired or replaced?


Roofing that can no longer be protected from water infiltration despite regular maintenance, may require roof replacement. Check for cracked or missing shingles and damaged flashings and contact a Loyal Exteriors, LLC for a licensed roof inspection.




My roof leaks. Do I need to replace it immediately?


If a roof leak is the result of a minor damage, roof repair may be all that is required. Loyal Exteriors, LLC technicians are trained to promptly identify the source of roof leaks and provide practical repair solutions that extend roof lifespan whenever possible.




Can roofing be installed or repaired during winter?


There are no standard temperature guidelines for installing asphalt roof shingles although certain, materials can become brittle during colder months. An experienced roofing contractor will store materials properly and work with one bundle at a time. Loyal Exteriors, LLC offers qualified roof installation and repair at any time for the year.




My contractor wants to use staples instead of nails to install my roof. Is that OK?


Loyal Exteriors, LLC uses industry recommended galvanized steel or corrosion resistant nails for all asphalt installations according to building code requirements and manufacturer recommendations.




How can ice dams be reduced or removed?


Remove as much snow as possible and contact a licensed roofing contractor for assistance. Removing it yourself with items like and ice pick or shovel could cause damage to the roof.




How long do new roofs last?


The average life span of a roof is about 20 years with regular maintenance. Certain types of roofing can last 30 years or longer including cement fiber, tile, slate and copper.





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