Frequently Asked Questions About Residential & Commercial Roofing
Do you have any questions regarding your Schaumburg roof? If so, check out our frequently asked questions page. We strive to answer your most common questions about your roof so that you can be well-informed as you approach your roofing needs. Be sure to check back regularly, as we’re always expanding to include your most burning questions.
Can I Install a new Roof Over an Existing Shingle Roof?
Yes, you can. However, there are some things to keep in mind: You can’t mix materials. You can’t do so with wood or slate. Also, your old roof needs to be in fairly good condition.
How Do I Know If I Need a New Roof?
Your roof will exhibit a number of signs when it is about to go out the door. If it is a shingle roof, it will present missing and damaged shingles. It will also leak more and more frequently and require more repairs. If your roof is near the end of its projected lifespan, you should also be ready to replace it.
Will I Have to Replace the Gutters When My Roof is Installed?
You will not have to replace your gutters when you replace your roof. However, gutter replacement can be a costly and involved process, so if you’re already looking into changing your gutters, you might as well have that handled while getting your roof replaced.
What is the Average Lifespan for My Roof?
The average projected lifespan for a roof can range anywhere from 10-100 years. This difference depends on the type of your roof. Check with your roofer if you’re not sure what your roof’s projected lifespan should be.