FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How Can a Homeowner Recognize when a Roof System Has Problems?
1. Missing shingles on the roof.
2. There is no drip edge installed.
3. There is not a 1.5 inch overhang over the rakes and eaves.
4. The shingles are not laying flat.
My Roof Leaks Do I Need to Have It Replaced Completely?
Maybe you dont need to completely replace it. If your ceiling is leaking, that could be a sign you have storm damage on your roof. Leaks can stem from missing or compromised shingles that are caused by wind/hail damage. Call Eastern Exteriors for a free storm damage inspection if you are skeptical.
How Long Can I Expect My Roof System to Last?
An asphalt shingle is warranted to last 25-50 years. 3-tabs are 20-25 years rated. Architectural shingles are anywhere from 30-50 years.
How Do I Know What Type of Roofing Shingle Is Best for My Roof and My Budget?
Asphalt shingles are generally the best solution for a residential roof. An architectural roofing system warrants up to 50 years of peace of mind. CertainTeed Landmark shingles are the best bang for your buck. Their are premium options for customers with a higher budget (Belmont- Northgate).
What Are the Things I Need to Consider Before Selecting a Roofing Contractor to Replace My Roof?
1.Are they licensed,bonded, and insurred?
2. Are they certified through their manufacture to obtain the best warranties possible?
3. How long have their installers been in business?
How Long Will It Take a Roofing Company to Install My New Roof?
Up to 35 Sqaures – 1 day. More than 35-40 Squares will take 1-3 days. Example: 90 Square job will take 3 days to complete/clean up.
When Is the Best Time to Replace a Roof?
18-25 Years for a 3-tab roofing system. 25-40 Years with an architectural shingle. When you have leaks or any type of damage being from a storm or improper install.
What Is the Average Life Expectancy of Vinyl Siding?
How Often Should Siding Be Replaced?
20-40 years. A lot sooner if you have experienced storm damage.
Do I Need to Paint My House Before the Siding Installation?
Before or after is fine.
Will New Siding Increase My Home’s Value?
What Does the Restoration Process Involve?
It involves fully assesing the storm damage to your home. Calling your homeowners insurance to file a claim due to the storm damage. Having the adjuster fully assesing the damage correctly and writing up a detailed summary report to repair the damages.
How Long Does a Complete Resisdential Restoration Take?
It depends on the scope of the work. A roof restoration will take anywhere from 1-3 weeks. Working with the insurance companies can always be different, depending on the company and how busy they are.
What to Do If You Suspect That You May Have Roof Damage?
Call a trusted storm restoration roofing company that can give you their professional opinion.
Any Additional Things I Should Remember After the Storm?
Check your roof for any signs of missing shingles. Check your downspouts for any granular loss accumulating on the ground. If you are skeptikal about damage you cannot see, and you have leaking within your home, call Eastern Exteriors for a free storm damage inspection.
Can Replacement Windows Be Installed From the Inside?
Yes they can.
How Are Windows Installed in a House?
Yes they can.
What Are the Benefits of Replacing My Windows?
Window replacements could save you costs on your A/C. They increase the value of your home.
What Window Styles Are Available?
Double Hung windows
How Long Does Window Installation Take?
a window install should not take longer than 30 mins to 1 hour.