Frequently Asked Questions

Edwards and Sons Roofing has expertise in various roofing types and can typically finish your reroofing project within a day! We offer a wide range of services, including shingle roofing, residential reroofs, and composite roofs.

There are several signs that could indicate a potential roofing problem. Here are some common ones to look out for:

1. Leaks: Water stains on ceilings or walls are often the first sign of a leaky roof. Check for any signs of water damage or dampness in your attic as well.
2. Missing or damaged shingles: If you notice shingles that are cracked, curled, or missing altogether, it could leave your roof vulnerable to leaks and other damage.
3. Sagging: A sagging roofline could indicate structural issues or water damage, both of which require immediate attention.
4. Granules in gutters: If you find a buildup of granules in your gutters or downspouts, it could mean that your shingles are deteriorating and may need to be replaced.
5. Moss or algae growth: While moss or algae growth itself may not necessarily indicate a problem, it can trap moisture and accelerate roof deterioration if left unchecked.
6. Excessive energy bills: A poorly maintained or damaged roof can lead to decreased energy efficiency, resulting in higher heating and cooling costs.
7. Visible damage from the ground: Take a look at your roof from the ground with binoculars if needed. Look for any obvious signs of damage such as loose or displaced shingles, damaged flashing, or debris buildup.
8. Age of the roof: If your roof is approaching the end of its expected lifespan (typically around 20-25 years for asphalt shingles), it may be more prone to issues and could benefit from a professional inspection.

Regular roof inspections and maintenance can help catch potential problems early and prevent costly repairs down the road. If you notice any of these signs, it’s best to have a professional roofer assess the situation and recommend appropriate repairs or replacements.

Not necessarily. The need for a total roof replacement depends on several factors, including the extent of the damage, the age of the roof, the type of roofing material, and the overall condition of the roof.
If your roof is relatively new and the leak is isolated, it may be possible to repair the damaged area without needing to replace the entire roof. However, if the roof is older and showing signs of widespread deterioration, or if the damage is extensive, a replacement might be the most cost-effective long-term solution.

The lifespan of a roof can vary depending on several factors, including the type of roofing material, climate conditions, installation quality, and maintenance practices. Here’s a general overview of the expected lifespans for common roofing materials:

1. Metal roofing: Metal roofs are known for their durability and longevity. They can last anywhere from 40 to 70 years or more, depending on the type of metal used (such as steel, aluminum, or copper) and the quality of installation.
2. Wood shingles or shakes: Wood shingle or shake roofs have a lifespan of around 20 to 40 years, depending on factors such as the type of wood, climate conditions, and maintenance efforts. Proper maintenance, such as regular inspections and treatments to prevent rot and decay, can help extend their lifespan.
3. Tile roofing: Tile roofs, including clay and concrete tiles, are highly durable and can last anywhere from 50 to 100 years or more with proper care. They are resistant to fire, insects, and rot, making them a long-lasting roofing option.
4. Slate roofing: Slate roofs are among the most durable roofing materials and can last 100 years or more when properly installed and maintained. They are resistant to fire, rot, and insect damage, making them an excellent long-term investment.

Yes, Edwards & Sons Roofing are siding installation experts with over 50 years of experience!

Yes, we offer gutter repair and installation services and have over 50 years of experience!

Edwards and Sons Roofing aims to complete most re-roof projects in just one day, minimizing disruption to customers’ lives.

Yes, we are fully licensed and insured and a member of the Better Business Bureau.

Yes, we will clean up and transport out everything from a project returning your property to look like we were not even there!

At Edwards and Sons Roofing, our foundation is rooted in serving homeowners with roofing needs. We’ve handled projects ranging from the modest to the magnificent, accumulating over 50 years of diverse experience. With our extensive expertise, we stand ready to assist you at every stage of your roofing journey. At Edwards and Sons Roofing, our skilled crews are equipped to tackle jobs of any size, drawing from our wealth of experience spanning more than half a century.