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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How long should my roof last?

This depends on several different factors. Type of material, severity of weather over time, proper installation and much more. Traditional shingle roofs typically last between 12 and 20 years, while slate, tile, and copper roofs can last upwards of 50. Because of the durability, metal roofs can last all the way to 40-70 years. A properly maintained flat roof can last for decades, depending on the materials.

Does a Leaky Roof Need to Be Completely Replaced?

Not all leaks require a complete roof replacement. Whether or not a roof replacement is necessary repair depends on the extent of the damage to your roof. Many roofing companies will tell you a new roof is necessary but here at N.W Martin, we value honesty and do everything we can to save our customers money!

What Does a New Roof Cost?

The cost of a new roof depends on its size and shape, the type of materials used, and the price of labor in your area.  These all play a big part in how a roofing job is priced.

How do I know it’s time to replace my roof?

Replacing your roof isn't something that you do often. But knowing when it’s the right time to replace your roof can save you from roof leaks and possible water damage to the inside of your building. This is why maintenance is so important for your roof! Maintenance on your roof will give you an idea of when you might need a replacement. 

Does my new roof come with warranties?

Yes! The length of your workmanship warranty depends on the type of materials used along with size of the roofing job and varies from many different materials. Most manufactures of roofing supplies offer warranties that range from 2, 5, 10, 25 years, or even a lifetime warranty. 

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