frequently asked questions
(and some industry secrets)
WHAT SIGNS INDICATE THAT I NEED TO REPLACE MY ROOF?
There are many signs that replacement is needed on your roof. Here are some signs for roof in need of replacement: punctures, tears, leaks, creased shingles, missing shingles and excessive wear spots. If you suspect a storm damaged your roof its best to have a professional inspect your roof since the smallest external damages can lead to costly internal repairs.
HOW OFTEN SHOULD I REPLACE MY ROOF?
A typical homeowner usually replaces their roof, 1-2 times in their lifetime. With that said, it really depends on the manufacturer and type of shingle you have installed on your roof. Also, roofs in certain areas, towns and neighborhoods will go through more storms than others. A general lifetime for asphalt shingles is in the range of 15-22 years.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO STRIP AND INSTALL A NEW ROOF?
Depending on the size and pitch(steepness) of your roof it can take a day or two. However, our crew can quickly strip and replace most roofs in one working day.
HOW SOON CAN ECLIPSE ROOFERS ASSESS ROOF DAMAGES?
We know how stressful it is when you notice damages to your roof, internal leaks or have just experienced a storm. As everyone and every home is a priority to us, we try to our best make it to all our damage calls as soon as possible. The more severe the leak is, or storm damage is, we look to get to the property within 24 hours and 48 at the longest.
WHAT TYPES OF DAMAGES DO YOU HELP WITH?
We help with all types of damages; included but not limited to leaks, poor flashing, poor HVAC pipes, missing shingles, dented or lose gutters, tree damaged roofs or gutters, wind damaged roofs or gutters and Hail Damaged roofs or gutters.
HOW CAN A NEW ROOF BENEFIT ME?
A new roof does more than better protect your home from the elements. A new roof allows you the ability to shop around with insurance companies for a better rate. Your new 20+, 25+, 30+ or 50 year roof is more attractive to insure because insurance companies don't foresee paying out on your roof for years to come.