Looking to get some roofing work done? You’ve probably contacted a few local roofing companies in order to get their estimates and work schedules. If so, you may have noticed that these estimates are usually priced so differently and you may be wondering why. Empire Contractors LLC, your trusted local roofing contractor, takes a look […]
Claiming the insurance for your roof that’s been damaged by things beyond your control (like a storm) can either be very easy or very hard depending on your contractor. There are lots of factors that will influence your insurance company’s decision.
It’s vital to get your roofing checked regularly. That’s because failing to do so might result in the requirement of repairs later on that might be more expensive than you’d expect. Regular inspections and preventive maintenance can make it easier to keep an eye on potential issues early.
One of the most difficult issues to identify are material defects. These are issues with your roof that your local roofers may have missed during installation. These defects are commonly checked by an inspector and, in some cases, by somebody with more expertise (such as a structural engineer).
Strong winds are a leading cause of roofing issues. Wind damage inspection starts at the ground-level. To do this, roofers need to look for wind-caused collateral damage, including damage to the home’s elevation. It’s basically everything visible when you stand back and inspect the side of the home. Collateral damage also includes furniture in the […]