Frequently Asked Questions

My roof is leaking. Does that mean I need a new one?

Not necessarily. You may only need repair work. The best way to determine the problem is to call in a professional roofing company for an evaluation. They’ll advise you on the most viable and cost-effective course of action.

How do I spot potential trouble on my roof?

Visual inspection to see if you have any missing shingles is the easiest. You should have your roof inspected by a qualified contractor a minimum of every 5 years to make sure there is no issues that are going to cause extensive damage down the road.

What should I do if I see signs of damage?

These problems can sometimes be fixed without replacing the roof. The key is to find them early and have a qualified roofer deal with them immediately. JMK Roofing & Exteriors will provide a free consultation followed by a free estimate that will be explained by our courteous staff....
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What should I know about choosing shingles?

There are 3 basic types of shingles: Architectural shingles are the most popular because they are relatively inexpensive and attractive. Most homeowners choose asphalt shingles because the life expectancy is 25 years or more. Premium asphalt shingles provide a more distinctive...
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Once a job starts, how can I monitor its progress?

Check that the terms of your contract are being carried out: Did the job begin when your contractor said it would? Is it progressing on schedule? Are the roofing materials the brand you were guaranteed? Is the work being handled in an efficient, professional manner? Is the contractor...
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