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Learn About Our Shingle Roof Repair Services!
Here at Cook Roofing Company, we aim to ensure that all of our valued customers receive the highest quality support and treatment. Whether your property has been damaged by a storm, or it's just something that's been needing attention, and you are in need of Shingle Roof Repair, don't put it off - call 515-305-3253 now! We can be reached at any time of the day or night, 24/7.
We do a lot more than just roofing, so while our crews can handle Shingle Roof Repair, they are proven professionals when it comes to many other aspects of construction and repairs on your commercial or residential property in Thayer, IA, 50254. They'll make sure the work is done right, so that your property looks great and is secure and dry once again. Call today at 515-305-3253 to experience the Cook Roofing Company difference!
About our Shingle Roof Repair services
Since you’ve discovered this page, you might be wondering if your shingle roof is repairable, or you're looking for someone to repair it. Or maybe you are considering doing the work yourself.
What Are The Main Reasons a Shingle Roof Leaks?
Roof repairs for leaks are the biggest reason people in Thayer, IA call us. Sometimes it's just the flashing or some ridge cap that's come loose, and some caulking or a few shingles will set everything right. Sometimes there's missing shingle tabs that have torn off from the wind, which can expose nails or open a crack which leads to a leaky roof. Hail is also a common cause of leaky roofs in Iowa. A leak that has been there for a while may have caused further hidden damage, which you will need to take into consideration as well. The longer you wait, the more likely it will become that this one little leak will spread and destroy your home, quite literally.
Can You Repair Your Leaking Shingle Roof?
If the problem is some missing flashing or something a bit of caulk can seal up, then yes you may be able to fix it yourself. You need to determine if there is other hidden damage you're just covering up though. If wind ripped a piece of flashing aside, and it's been raining and saturating the decking, rafters, insulation, and going down into a wall, you could have thousands or even tens of thousands of dollars' worth of damage you can't see. This would make an insurance claim worthwhile. If you're not sure, call us at 515-305-3253 and we'd be happy to come take a look.
Wind Damage and Missing Shingles
If you are missing shingles, it's a trickier repair. If your roof is fairly new, it may still be possible to lift the shingles above the damaged ones, remove those, replace them, and seal things back up. It's also possible to damage the 6-9 other shingles you'll have to disturb for each damaged shingle. Shingle tabs get torn by wind, which is usually insurance covered damage. The safest course is just to have us come out and look. We can tell you whether there's more extensive damage, and whether the roof is repairable. Sometimes the shingles are brittle and just tear or break when you try to lift them. We'll evaluate your roof and give you a free estimate, which you can give to your insurance company if needed. 515-305-3253
Shingle Roof Repair Examples
Here are some examples of things that look like a simple repair, but aren't.
Is Your Roof Hail Damaged?
Are your gutters clogging? Do you have dents on your downspouts? Is your deck and siding looking worse for wear? You might have hail damage to your roof. Hail damage is a number one cause for leaking and damaged roofs. We are extensively trained to spot hail damage and we can fill out a storm report for your area. This will aid you in backing up your insurance claim. We can also draw up an estimate to submit to your insurance carrier. There have been so many hail storms in Thayer, IA, you could have hail damage and not even know it. Let Cook Roofing Company take a look for you, give you a free estimate and if you end up filing an insurance claim we can help finance your deductible.
How Much Does a New Roof Cost?
As the case is when shopping for any product, it depends on your needs. If the elements caused the leak, (providing your insurance covers storm damage) more than likely all you'll be responsible for is a deductible. We do offer financing (even though we'd love to waive your deductible, that would be illegal. Beware of any roofing company who offers this, because it's insurance fraud). A free roof inspection is the first step, and there's no obligation. Minor repairs may be even less than your deductible and there'd be no need to file a claim. If you leave a leak neglected however, you can wind up with extensive hidden damage that isn't covered by insurance because you waited too long. It's better to find out the extent of the damage so we can stop it, and see if insurance will cover it, than just procrastinating. Please give us a call or contact us by email.
Should I Get More than One Roof Estimate?
Well, ask yourself why you need to get more than one estimate. Cook Roofing Company could provide a thorough estimate and backed by a Lifetime Workmanship Warranty - something rarely given by roofing contractors in Thayer. We are very competitive and will price match any other roofers offer, so long as it will cover the cost to do the job, the right way. Beware, other roofers often cut corners and may tell you things like new flashing or drip edge aren't necessary. If your roof repair is covered by insurance, we usually do the work they pay for, plus the deductible. The exceptions to this would be for upgrades you want (such as premium shingles, metal roof, high end craftsman windows, etc), or for things that aren't covered by your insurance (for example a shed roof that wasn't included on your policy). So if all those things are equal, it comes down to who you trust to do the job, who will be around if there are issues, and who backs their work with a warranty. If your goal is get the cheapest roof job you can find, we're the wrong company. But if you want a roof that raises your curb appeal (which adds to the value of your home!), is installed right, will last, and is backed by the industry's best warranty, our number is 515-305-3253.