Repair, Replacement, Inspection and Maintenance for Roofing in Omaha

Roof-Tech-Roofing-Repairs-and-ReplacementThe calls for roofing in Omaha we get fall into one of four categories. These categories are distinctive but still linked together to make up what Roof-Tech does for homeowners in Omaha on a daily basis:

1. Repair

A roof repair is really just a small replacement. A repair is done when there is a distinct problem that needs to be fixed. The problem can be fixed without replacing the whole roof but by just replacing a section or part of the roof. Residential roofing repairs can range in cost from $89 – $4,000. Commercial repairs range from $389-$20,000. The size, material type and complexity of the repair ultimately determines the exact cost. But on average, the cost of a residential repair in Omaha is $800 and commercial repair is $2,000.

The 2 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make When Hiring a Roofing Company in Omaha

New Roofing and Roofing Repairs in Omaha - Roof-TechThere are many articles that give you 8, 9, 10 or even more mistakes to avoid when hiring a roofing company in Omaha. As a roofing contractor in Omaha for 15 years, I have a perspective most don’t, and that is of someone on the inside. I know what a quality roofing company looks like. That’s why I don’t think you need to try to avoid 10 mistakes when hiring a roofing company in Omaha. Instead, there are just 2 mistakes to avoid when hiring a roofing contractor. If you don’t you might get burned by a roofing company.

Bathroom Fans Often Cause Attic Ventilation Problems

Many mistakes are made regarding attic ventilation, with almost all of them happening when a house is being built. One of the most common mistakes happens with the installation of bathroom fans. I would guess that over 90% of homes have improperly installed bathroom fans. The problem is not with the fan itself, but with the type of piping that is connected to the top of the fan and where that piping goes.

8 Common Problems and Solutions with Roofing in Omaha

As a senior roofing inspector and consultant for Roof-Tech, I have been inspecting roofing in Omaha for the last 10 years. While I do come across outliers, the majority of problems I see fall into one of eight categories. I want to share what those common roofing problems are, as well as how Roof-Tech can solve them for you:

Asbestos in Your Home? How to Tell and What to Do

You remember how your parents looked for the monster under your bed or in your closet. You probably do the same for your own children. But as an adult, you don’t believe in things like monsters anymore, not the make believe kind, anyway.

Now that you’ve grown up, you worry about other “monsters” in your life. If you live in an older home, then the word “asbestos” probably worries you like the Boogeyman or La Llorna frighten your children.

However, you likely don’t know if your home contains asbestos or not. Here we will tell you everything you need to know about this building material and how you can check if your house contains it.

6 Signs Your Attic Needs Better Ventilation

Your roof looks fine from the outside, but just like your plumbing and your body, that doesn’t mean it’s structurally sound. Maybe your energy bill spiked, maybe your roof weathered a bitter winter, or maybe you’ve neglected inspection for too long. In any case, you worry that your roof stands in danger.

Roof ventilation represents one of the most crucial methods of keeping a roof and home healthy. Unfortunately, ventilation problems can prove insidious, developing without a homeowner’s knowledge.

Luckily, inadequate ventilation often comes with distinct symptoms. If you suspect a ventilation issue, watch for these six signs.

Which Roofing Material Best Fits Your Home’s Architecture?

You pride yourself on your home’s design. You take care when you choose paint colors, pick out furniture, and arrange window treatments, but do you think about how your roof enhances the style of your home?

Many people don’t realize how much the roof of a home can affect its overall look and feel. Some homeowners fight against the natural architecture of their houses and install roofs with contrasting colors or materials. Instead, choose complementary materials in colors that suit your home.

In this blog, we’ll go over some of the most common roofing materials and the home architectures they go best with.

Repair vs. Replace Your Roof: 5 Factors to Consider

As a homeowner, you understand the importance of a sound roof. You know that your roof effects your home’s efficiency and protects your family and property from the sun and rain.

To ensure your roof stays in good condition, you trim your trees so branches don’t fall on your roof, clear the gutters to avoid water pooling, and you saved your contractor’s phone number should you ever need last minute repairs.

Recently your roof sprung a leak and you notice some sagging in the corner. If you’re not sure whether you should repair your roof or replace it entirely. Keep the following factors in mind: