Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if I need a new roof?

Most composition roofing shingles typically have a 15 to 30 year lifespan depending on the shingle quality, climate and tree coverage surrounding the roof. Direct sunlight, weather and poor ventilation are several variables that can cause the roof to fail prematurely before the above-mentioned lifespan.Warning signs that you may need to have your roof inspected:

  • Curling shingles.
  • Loss of asphalt granulation. (Pay special attention to the gutter downspout areas.)
  • Missing shingles.
  • Broken shingles.
  • Rusted or missing flashing.
  • Evidence of leaking on your ceilings.

If a residential roof is over 15 years old, we recommend you call us for a free roof inspection. Damage to a roof is very difficult to see from the ground level. To determine damage, if any, someone will need to get on your roof to do a thorough inspection.

If I see any warning signs, does that always mean I need a new roof?

Composition shingles are very repairable as long as they are still pliable. The age and condition of the roof will determine if the roof is repairable or if it will require a replacement.

Will you work with my insurance company?

Although we have over 30 years’, experience with one of the largest insurance companies in the Nation & have knowledge of the insurance policy; JDM Roofing, by Laws of the State of Texas cannot represent you as an insurance liaison. However, we work with all insurance companies to assist you in making your roof repair or replacement as smooth as possible.

How much will a new roof cost?

Several factors go into determining the cost of a new roof. They include the quality and professionalism of your roofing contractor, the brand, type and quality of the roofing materials you select and the size and slope of your home. Price is a considerable factor in roof replacement, however hiring a qualified and professional contractor has value. The cheapest roof job is not always the best. JDM Roofing estimates are free and come with no obligations.

How do I know what type of roofing is best for my budget?

At JDM Roofing, we have a wide selection of roofing material from several manufacturers. Each manufacturer has a variety of colors, styles and warranties to fit within your budget. There is also a consideration for discounts on your homeowners insurance for qualified roofing materials. JDM Roofing will work with you to get the best quality roofing material for your home to fit within your budget.

Will I have to replace my existing downspouts and gutter?

If your existing gutters and downspouts are in good shape, our roofers will work around them. Oftentimes, if the gutters are detached and reset, the gutters sustain damage. JDM Roofing will take all steps possible to save your existing gutters from damage during the roofing process; however, some minor cosmetic blemishes may occur.

Is there anything I need to do before the roofing company begins?

There are many factors to take into consideration prior to JDM Roofing arriving to begin installation of your new roof. Please click here for information on how to prepare for installation day.

Do you carry commercial liability insurance?

JDM Roofing carries a one-million-dollar commercial liability insurance policy. A proof of insurance certificate is available to you upon request.

Do you offer a warranty?

JDM Roofing offers a five (5) year roof leak repair (workmanship warranty) under normal weather conditions, excluding hail and wind from the completion date. Complete “Terms and Conditions” will be provided and discussed prior to customer approval of installation.
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