Signs That You Need to Replace Your Roof in Houston

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Replace Your Roof Now

Count on Fast Track Roofing to help you get the information you need to get started on installing a new roof in Houston. Roofing issues can escalate quickly for many homeowners. Traditional asphalt shingles only last 20-30 years on average depending on the location and weather events. Homeowners in Houston should diligently monitor the condition of their roof in order to determine when it’s time to get an estimate for a roof replacement. When you need help, our knowledgeable roofing team is here to provide competitive pricing and reliable service.

Signs That You Need to Replace Your Roof in Houston

Indoor moisture might be the first indication that your roof is no longer protecting your home, but there are other telltale signs that homeowners should learn to notice. Rings of dried water on the ceiling, or down the walls can be other indicators of previous water damage. Some issues can be managed with simple repairs, but other times, it’s a call to action to replace your roof.

Once the shingles themselves have reached the end of your lifespan, they deteriorate quickly under the wind and sun. Look for the following signs that your roof needs to be replaced:

  • Cracked, damaged, or curling edges on your shingles
  • Loosened or missing shingles after a windstorm
  • Damage or discoloration around chimneys, skylights, and vents
  • Missing granules, or bits of stone that are embedded into asphalt shingles
  • Moss or algae growth on the surface of the shingle

When you notice changes in the condition of your roof, it’s important to address it. Repair flashing is possible. Identify areas where the shingles are deteriorating. Replace affected areas before your home is irreversibly affected by water damage.

Financing a New Roof in Houston

Buying a new roof is an unforeseen expense for many property owners. Fast Track Roofing offers homeowners affordable financing options to help.

‍Get in touch with us today for budget-friendly options that make it easier to afford for your roof repair or replacement. Our partners offer competitive loan packages to satisfy a variety of personal qualifications. We try to make it easy for you to plan and afford your roofing project.

Common Q&As

Why do roofs start leaking?

Roof leaks usually become obvious around seams and flashing, because of neglect, due to holes penetrated by rooftop equipment (such as skylights), and due to damaging weather. Prevention is always better than having to make repairs, so homeowners should monitor the condition of their roofing to identify possible opportunities for repairs before it’s too late.

Will insurance cover my roof?

Roofing damaged by severe and unexpected circumstances is often covered by homeowner’s insurance policies. Situations of peril that cause sudden damage, such as a fallen tree or shingles blown away during a tropical storm or hurricane are covered by many ordinary policies.

Old and neglected roofing is not typically covered under homeowner’s insurance. Policies typically require homeowners to maintain and repair damage in order to ensure coverage. If your roof is in poor condition, or you have extensive damage indoors due to a poorly maintained roof, insurance may not cover your claim and pay for repairs.

Always check with your insurance company about your coverage and the circumstances of your roof damage if you hope to have your policy cover your roof replacement.

What materials are best for roofs in Houston?

Metal roofs, roof tiles, and shingles are the common type of roofing for homes in Houston. If you have a specific style in mind, let us know. We’d be happy to talk about options that will work best for your home and your budget.

When should I schedule a roof replacement?

Fast Track Roofing crews in Houston can install new roofing year-round. In many parts of the country, roofing repairs are limited to spring through fall. In our area, our crews mostly try to avoid the rainy season. That said, if your roof suffers damage in a storm, or if you know you need a new roof before the next big rain event, we’re happy to help. You can get a virtual quote today on our website to get started. If you have any questions, call us at (346) 857-0466.

Get an Estimate For a New Roof in Houston

Fast Track Roofing is dedicated to making it easy to get a new roof for your home. Use our online form to get a fast, same-day quote on your roof replacement. We can also provide estimates for a variety of materials so you can get the roof style that you want for your home.

If you want to skip the online estimate form and prefer to speak with one of our team members, give us a call at (346) 857-0466.

We’re proud to serve the city of Houston and its surrounding areas. If you’re looking for a roof for your home or property, get started today with a quote from Fast Track Roofing.

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