Roof Replacement FAQs

Do you have questions about replacing your roof? You have come to the right place — The Stone Mark Company’s roof replacement frequently asked questions page! Here, you can find answers to your questions. However, for more specific questions, it is best to contact us and get a quote. Our roofing contractors would love to help you get the roof replacement you need for your Nashville home.

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When Should I Replace My Roof?

This is one of our most frequently asked questions. Replacing your roof depends on the wear-and-tear of your roof, as well as it’s age. Generally, it is best to replace your roof as it nears the end of its warranty, which is around every 20 years depending on the roofing material of your roof. However, it is best to replace your roof whenever it has suffered significant damage. Missing shingles, missing granules from your shingles, broken flashing and other signs will tell you that your roof needs to be repaired.

Does My Roof Need Repair or Replacement?

Your roof will need repair when it shows isolated damage or minor wear-and-tear, and isn’t nearing or hasn’t surpassed it’s warranty. However, if your roof exhibits more extensive damage, then usually it is best to completely replace it. In some cases, it is best to compare the cost: sometimes roof replacement provides more value than simply repairing it. To learn what is right for you, it is best to get a quote from top-rated roofing contractors in Nashville.

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What is Included in Roof Replacement?

There are many parts that make up the roof of your home and so, depending on the wear-and-tear of your roof, these parts might also need to be replaced or repaired. First, the roofer will remove the old roofing material. Then they will inspect roof decking to ensure that it does not need to be repaired. Next, they will install underlayment, shingles, or your chosen material, flashing, and any other needed roofing materials.

How Much Will A New Roof Cost?

The cost of a new roof for your home will depend on several factors including:

  • Size of your roof

  • Roof pitch

  • Roof frame

  • Roof decking

  • Code requirements in your area

  • Chosen roofing material

  • Cost of labor

  • And any additional cost related to repairs, etc.

The national average for replacing a roof is $8,000. However, the cost of replacing your roof can vary between $3,000 and $45,000. To get the best idea of how much a new roof will cost, it is best to get an estimate from your local roofing company.