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Every year your roof weathers the storm against whatever Mother Nature brings its way. In New Jersey, we certainly see our fair share of violent and inclement weather yearly! From hail storms, to gusting wind storms, to hurricanes and even blizzards and ice storms, your roof is on the front line weathering it all! Your roof is what protects your home from experiencing leaks and costly water damage!
As with anything in life, over time, your roof can begin to wear down from this consistent exposure to not only storm activity, but baking under the sun’s rays as well! As your roof begins to break down, you may experience leaks, notice granules in your gutters, or identify that your roof is missing shingles. While getting a new roof may not be at the top of your “want” list, it does not have to be a stressful experience. Roof Works takes pride in offering a hassle-free roofing experience for our customers.
Most Common Reasons Why New Jersey Home Owners Need New Roofs
For the reasons above, maintaining a durable roof over your home is critically important. When possible, you may be able to repair your roof to extend it’s useful life and extract several more years out of it. However, as your roof ages the end of its lifecycle, it may require a full roof replacement from a company like Roof Works. There are a few main reasons that most homeowners will require a roof replacement:
Age is one of the primary reasons that most New Jersey homeowners need to replace the roof overhead. Is the roof on your home still the original, builder roof that came with your home? Or, perhaps you bought your home and are not sure how old the roof is. Most architectural shingle roofs have a lifespan of about 15 – 20 years. A well constructed and installed architectural or dimensional shingle roof can last up to 25 years. However, 15 to 20 tends to be the average.
While an asphalt or composite roof may only last 15 – 20 years, a metal roof can last up to 50 years! A tile roof can last 50 to 100 years, and a slate roof can last over 100+ years! Depending on the type of roofing material that you have on your home, it can impact the lifecycle of your roof. Moreover, this is why certain materials are more expensive than shingles. While they are more expensive upfront, they pay for themselves many times over with their overall lifespan.
At Roof Works NJ, we can provide you a free roofing inspection to help you determine the condition of your roof, and how many more years you may be able to get from it!
Your roof is built to endure gusting wind storms, rain, and the baking sun’s UV rays. However, over time, even the toughest of roofs will begin to break down from prolonged exposure to violent weather. This is why aging roofs tend to be more prone and susceptible to wind damage because as they are nearing the end of their lifecycle, the asphalt has begun to deteriorate.
However, it is not only old shingle roofs that are susceptible to storm damage. If a hail storm sweeps into New Jersey, bringing about 2″ or 3″ hail stones, that can devastate even a brand new roof that was recently installed! While hail damage does not always bring about immediate leaks, overtime, it can cause catastrophic roof failure. When hail hits your roof, it dislodges the granules from asphalt, exposing your roof to the sun’s UV rays. This can cause the shingles to break down, and leads to leak spots!
After any major storm, it is always prudent to have a professional NJ roofing company, such as Roof Works, provide you with a free storm damage roofing inspection to assess the condition and health of your roof. We have many homeowner associations and commercial businesses that request us to inspect their roofs following powerful thunderstorms to periodically check on the condition of their roof.
Our storm damage roofing inspections are completely free. If you do have hail damage, you may qualify for a full roof replacement from your insurance carrier. Storm damage is recognized as an “act of god” by insurance carriers, and depending on the extent of your damage, could also qualify for siding replacement or even new gutters!
Increasing Curb Appeal
We often have homeowners and real estate agents reaching out to us before a home is listed on the market, or before closing. A new roof can increase the curb appeal and appraisal value of your home before selling – particularly with a brand new metal roof! If you would like to explore the idea of having a new, economical roof put on your home prior to selling your home, we would be happy to share with you different roofing systems that could meet your goals and increase the curb appeal of your home!
Improper Roof Installations
As they saying goes, “you get what you pay for”, is especially true when it comes to roofing. Not only can you find a significant difference in quality of roofing materials from different pricing tiers, but the same holds true for roofing contractors as well! Unfortunately, the roofing industry has many “fly-by-night” roofing contractors that lunge into a new market following a storm. It is extremely important to scrutinize any roofing company that you are contemplating hiring before contracting them to install your new roof.
A properly installed architectural shingle roof should last between 15-20 years without experiencing minor leaks or issues. However, the craftsmanship and workmanship of the roofing contractor is equally important. If the shingles are high-nailed or not properly adhered to the roof – or the contractor failed to replace rotten decking, all of these variables could lead to early roof failure and roofing leaks.
While price is an important consideration for any homeowner when having your roof replaced, it is important to factor how one roofing company can offer an estimate at markedly less than the competitors. This can be a sign of skimping on quality materials, labor, etc. A quality roofing company will be able to stand behind their work, and remain in business to honor their warranty!
Roof Works: New Jersey Roofers You Can Depend On
If you are having any issues with your roof, it is important to not push it off or delay. What starts as a minor roof leak can turn into much costlier repairs, or water damage restoration down the road! Whether you are experiencing a pesky leak into your home, noticing missing shingles, water spots developing on your ceiling, or simply want to do a health check-up on your roof, give us a call at Roof Works! We gladly provide free roofing estimates and roofing inspections!
New Jersey Roofing Services
As one of NJ’s premier full-service roofing contractors, we offer a wide array of roofing services. We specialize in all types of roofing materials, including:
- Asphalt Shingles
- Metal Roofing
- Slate Roofing
- Tile Roofing
- Cedar Shake Roofing
- Flat Roofing
- Commercial Flat Roofing
Local New Jersey Roofers
Roof Works trades pride in being a locally based roofing contractor in New Jersey. Every year, storms strike New Jersey, and it often attracts out of town storm chasers who are gone with the next storm. Unlike those roofers, Roof Works is centered in Ocean County, New Jersey, and able to back you roof for the long-haul.
New Jersey is a state full of rich history and culture dating back thousands of years ago when it was first inhabited by Native Americans! Control of New Jersey shifted over the years, from the Native Americans, to the Dutch, to the Swedish, to the English, and eventually to America. New Jersey is a Mid-Atlantic state located, bordered by New York, Pennsylvania, and Delaware! Unknown to many people, but even though New Jersey is one of the fourth-smallest states in the entire United States, it is still the 11th most populated, and the most densely populated state! The capital of New Jersey is Trenton, New Jersey, while Newark, NJ is the largest city in the entire state. Another interesting fact of New Jersey, is that while limited to its small stature, NJ has the highest number of millionaires per capita in the entire Union, and is the 2nd wealthiest U.S. state by median household income!
It is estimated that New Jersey has 8.8 million people! According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 51% are women, 71.9% are white, 15.1% are Black or African American & 10% are Asian. There are roughly over 3.6 million housing units in New Jersey, with a median home value of $335,600. With so many homes, it means that there are also a lot of homeowners that unfortunately will run into roof leaks or find the need for roof repairs or replacement. The average median household income in New Jersey is $82,545, with a per capita income of $42,745. As of 2018, it was discovered that there was 4.28 times more White residents than any other race or ethnicity. Over 22% of New Jersey residents were also born outside of the country, and came to America! As such, the most common foreign languages that are spoken across New Jersey are Spanish, Chinese, Mandarin, and Hindi!
It is estimated that the top ten most expensive neighborhoods and cities in NJ are: Alpine, Spring Lake, Saddle River, Stone Harbor, Mantoloking, Bay Head, Short Hills, Sea Girt, Avalon & Franklin Lakes. All in all, New Jersey is a highly coveted state to live in. Due to its close proximity to so many other major metropolitan areas, such as Philadelphia, Baltimore and of course, New York City, its been a state of robust growth. New Jersey attracts a large and educated labor poor, with over 30% of the state residents being college graduates. New Jersey offers unique accessibility across the Mid-Atlantic without the costs of living downtown in New York City or Philadelphia
Roof Works: Ocean County Roofing Specialists
With Roof Works’ roots in Ocean County, NJ, you can trust us to faithfully serve you for all of your roofing needs. Whether your home is in Toms River, Brick, Jackson, Lakewood, Manchester, Berkeley, Lacey, Stafford, Barnegat, Little Egg Harbor, Point Pleasant, Beachwood, Plumsted, Asbury Park, Allentown, Middletown, Howell, or other nearby cities, we look forward to helping you!
Call Roof Works today for your free roofing inspection!
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With over 40 years of experience servicing the New Jersey area, we take pride in our NJ roots. We are deeply devoted members to our local community, and work tirelessly to build our company on servicing the homeowners and businesses of New Jersey.
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We make roofing accessible to everyone with our convenient monthly payment plans. We offer $0 down, and even no payments for up to 12 months for individuals who qualify! Payments can be as low as $87/month! Certain conditions apply. Ask for more information during your free estimate to see if you qualify!
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Your roof protects your most valuable investment, your home. It is important to choose not only premium materials for your roof, but a warranty that protects your roof! We proudly offer LIFETIME warranties on our roofing systems!
MEET THE OWNER
My father has been a professional contractor for over 40 years so I basically grew up with a hammer in my hand. Since starting Roof Works, together we’ve worked tirelessly to build a reputation of honesty, integrity and quality workmanship. Whether you need a project completed or you simply have a question, we’re always here ready to help. We look forward to meeting you soon!
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When it comes time to replacing your roof, take peace of mind by hiring the best New Jersey roofing company! With years of experience, we take pride in offering premium warranties, top of the line materials, and impeccable craftsmanship!
These are a few of the most commonly asked questions we receive from NJ Homeowners:
If you have storm damage to your home, in many cases, YES, insurance will cover the cost to have your roof restored to pre-storm damage condition! This is considered an “Act of God”, and most homeowners insurance policies will cover this type of damage from wind or hail storms.
In many cases, in as little as one day! This depends on several factors, such as the size of your roof, the pitch, the steepness, and the material being installed. However, most asphalt shingle roofs can be installed in as little as one day!
Yes, absolutely! We are proud to work with financing partners that allow us to offer low monthly payment plans and financial options to those customers who need it! Please ask for more information during your free estimate!
We offer different warranties depending on the material and product that you select. However, we do offer lifetime warranties as well!
Clean-up is what separates our company from many of the others! We understand the importance of returning your home to pre-roof replacement landscape, and work diligently to protect your garden, yard and driveway free of debris and nails. We cleanup throughout the replacement process, not just at the end!