Whether you need a new roof due to age or due to unforeseen damage, Prime Roofing can help. In addition, we can assist you with your homeowners insurance, and we offer easy financing.
Is It Time To Replace Your Roof?
Your roof should last quite a long time, potentially as long as you own your home. Unless damage occurs, typically from wind or hail damage, the average roof should last for the following length of time (approximately):
- Asphalt shingle: 20 years
- Tile: 30 – 50 years
- Metal: 40 – 60 years
Roof replacement – Colorado Springs
If an inspection by a qualified roofing contractor indicates you need a new roof, what’s your next step? The first thing you should do is contact your homeowners insurance. Prime Roofing is experienced in dealing with insurance claims and can walk you through the process. If your roof replacement won’t be covered by insurance, you can look into financing options with us or another lender. We can even finance your insurance deductible.
How to choose a roofing contractor
A great first step in finding the best roofing contractor is to ask around. Who does your HOA recommend? How about your neighbors or real estate agent? Next look at the contractor’s online reviews. Once you have a few companies in mind, check out their qualifications. A good roofing contractor will meet the following criteria:
- Licensed and insured
- Years of experience
- Locally owned and operated
- Provides a free estimate
- Has local references
Once you’ve narrowed down your prospects to 2-3 options, have the roofers come out and provide you with detailed estimates for you roof replacement.
How long will roof replacement take?
Most residential shingle roofs can be done in one day, depending on size and customizations. Metal, tile, and stone-coated steel will take approximately 3-5 days. During this process, the company owners will supervise the project and installers. We pull the permit with the regional building department and coordinate inspection and close out of the permit. We know the requirements of various counties and will ensure everything is done to code.