Roofing FAQs

frequently asked questions about Roofs

So you are considering a new roof or a roof replacement for your home.You may have several roofing contractors give you a roofing estimate. However, how do you know which roofing contractor is right for you and your home? So the team at Tri-State Windows, Siding And Roofing compiled a few frequently asked questions about roofing to help you make the right decision on your next roof replacement. As an Owens Corning Preferred Contractor we are all about communication and choice when it comes to your home improvements! Call us now at 419-478-6577 to get your Free, No Obligation Roof Estimate today!

General Roofing Questions
We always recommend at least 2 or 3 from reputable roofing contractors. Tri-State Windows, Siding and Roofing is an A+ BBB Acredited Business with a long standing relationship with the community at large as an Owens Corning Preferred Roofing Contractor.
Yes, all roof replacements require a permit to be pulled. It should be included in your roofing estimate. Be careful if your roofing contractor asks you to pull your own permit and ask if they are licensed in your state. Tri-State Windows, Siding and Roofing is licensed to server our customers in both Ohio and Michigan.
Replacing a roof can take as little as a day to as much as a week depending on the size, the weather and the schedule of the roofing contractor.
Owens Corning Total Protection Roofing System
The Total Protection Roofing System is a professional integrated system of components and layers designed to help perform in three critical areas to protect your home from the shingles down.
Ice and Water Barrier, Underlayment, Starter Shingles, Shingles, Hip and Ridge Shingles, Intake Vents and Exhaust Vents - plus Decking and Insulation.
Because there are three ways to total protection: Seal, Defend and Breathe. It takes more than just shingles to protect a home. It takes an integrated system of components and layers designed to perform in three critical areas. The Owens Corning Total Protection Roofing System gives you the assurance that all of your Owens Corning roofing components are working together to help increase the performance of your roof.
Aging Roof Questions
Shingle edges are curled or shingle tabs are cupped; Bald spots where granules are missing; Cracked shingles; Your roof is at least 20 years old; The roof just looks old and worn; Neighbors are getting new roofs; Dark streaks and moss growing on the roof.
It is very possible yes you do. If your roofing shingles are missing, falling apart or just beginning to look raggedy, it's a definite sign you need a new roof on your home and/or garage. More importantly, valleys are one of the most serious areas of your roof. Rain and snow constantly flow through the valleys of your roof and into the gutters. If the valley on your roof is compromised, you could be susceptible to roof leaks and more dangerous effects.