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​Roof replacement may not be the most glamorous home improvement, but it’s arguably the most important. Your roof serves as the first line of protection between your property and the outdoors. A robust barrier ensures you, your family, and your possessions remain safe for decades.

If you’re tinkering with the idea of roof replacement, contact our East Coast Roofing, Siding & Windows. Our knowledgeable and friendly experts can provide recommendations for potential solutions. Our unbeatable service and prices are why homeowners across South Jersey trust us with their roof replacement.

When to Get a Roof Replacement

Water Leaks

If you notice water stains in your attic or on your walls, you probably have a leaky roof. Fixing the leaks is the easy part. However, finding the source is much more challenging.

Water leaks are often invisible to the untrained eye. Moisture in your attic or roof can manifest as mold, rot, and other structural damage if left untreated.

If you have multiple leaks, roof replacement can present an all-encompassing solution. Our roofing experts remove the existing shingles and fill the cracks or holes in your roof. Once the substrates dry, we can replace your shingles with fresh material for a seamless roof replacement.

Damaged Shingles

Shingle damage comes in all forms. Some of the most common problems include curling, cracking, and blistering, which undercut your roof’s structural integrity. Roof repairs can handle these problems most of the time. If you have extensive damage, though, roof replacement may be the more budget-friendly option.

We recommend roof replacement at East Coast Roofing, Siding & Windows if you see damage on 30% or more of your roof. While we can repair the issues individually, you’re better off getting a new roof entirely. The upgraded system will eliminate any existing shingle damage and expose any potential structural problems.

Aging Roof

Every roof has a predetermined life expectancy. You can extend that lifespan with routine maintenance, but at some point, you’ll need to replace your roofing system. Here is the average life expectancy for the most popular roofing materials:

  • TPO: 7 to 20 years
  • Asphalt shingles: 12 to 20 years
  • EPDM rubber: 15 to 25 years
  • Wood shingles: 20 to 30 years
  • Architectural shingles: 25 to 40 years
  • Metal roofs: 40 to 80 years
  • Slate shingles: 60 to 150 years
  • Clay tiles: 60 to 150 years
  • Copper shingles: 70 to 200 years

Unusually High Energy Bills

A well-maintained roof keeps your home at the optimal temperature year-round. If your roofing has leaks or poor ventilation, it can force your HVAC unit to work harder than usual. You should consider roof replacement if you notice recurring high energy bills.

Changing the color and reflectivity of your roof can lead to significant savings. A neutral coloring reduces light absorption, while solar reflectance can reduce roofing surface temperatures by 30%. A roof replacement can also improve your ventilation, which may otherwise trap hot air inside your home.

Weather Protection

Your roof should protect you during all seasons. The best materials have high durability, which reduces the amount of time and money you commit to maintenance and repairs. While there are many serviceable roofing materials for weather protection, metal panels stand out as one of the best options.

Metal offers natural mold, mildew, and water resistance. According to the Metal Roofing Alliance, it can withstand gusts up to 140 mph and has comparable resistance to hail damage as asphalt shingles. Metal is also non-combustible, so you never have to worry about your roof catching fire.

The Difference Between Replacing and Repairing a Roof

Roof replacement involves overhauling your entire roof, while repairs focus on small sections. The different project sizes mean roof replacement costs significantly more. According to Home Advisor, the average roof replacement in the United States costs about $8,000, while roof repairs cost a few hundred dollars.

It’s understandable for homeowners to prefer roof repairs over roof replacement. The process requires less time and money because roofers provide an isolated fix. If you have extensive damage, roof replacement is the better idea and will provide value over time. 

Get started with a free consultation by calling East Coast Roofing, Siding & Windows today. 

Reviews

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6090 Danenhauer Lane #9, Mays Landing

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  • Avatar JMK 0407 ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    WOW! EAST COAST IS THE BEST IN SOUTH JERSEY! HANDS DOWN! We got "taken" by another local roofer. We hired the other company because they were a few dollars less. WHEW, WHAT A MISTAKE! Trust me, YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR! Invest … More wisely in your home. From the initial visit, through the seamless process to the installation of our new roof, this was by far the best experience we've had with a home improvement project. The employees there are very caring and attentive and the guys who replaced our roof left our yard cleaner than when they showed up. WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND TRUSTING ONLY EAST COAST FOR YOUR HOME IMPROVEMENTS. THANK YOU EAST COAST!
  • Avatar Tom Woods ★★★★★ 2 months ago
    I had a roof installed by East Coast Roofing and the whole experience from start to finish was excellent! The customer service was exceptional from every employee we interacted with. Staff was very professional, knowledgeable and timely. … More My new roof looks amazing and I couldn't be more pleased with the whole experience!
  • Avatar Chuck Swanson ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    This was the second time we’ve had these guys do windows for us. Again, flawless process of measuring and installing the (14) windows. Our installers, John and Jason, were highly professional, efficient and thoughtful about having to move … More around inside of our home. We need a few more and we will be calling East Coast!
  • Avatar k D ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    I had met with a couple of roofing companies. But East Coast was the one that stood out. From start to finish they kept me updated with everything. At the end there number 1 priority was to make sure that I was %100 happy with the results. … More Through out the project I always had a direct number to someone to call with any questions or concerns and they always answered. I recommend East Coast to anyone that needs anything done to the exterior of there home.

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