FAQ

How do I get an estimate?

Our seasoned staff is happy to come out to your home and provide a no-obligation estimate for your roofing needs. We make recommendations and various options whenever appropriate. Our customers are our life-blood. We value the opportunity to serve your roofing needs.

Are you insured?

Advocate Roofing is fully insured. We carry liability and workers comp coverage. We are happy to provide proof of insurance to our customers.

Can you offer any tips for roofing maintenance?

It’s a good idea to check your roof once or twice a year for any damage to shingles, cracks or deterioration. Inside your home, cracked drywall or peeling paint can be a result of damage on your roof.

What is the timeframe to complete roofing projects?

Regular, residential roofing projects are typically completed in a couple of days. Larger projects due to size or extensive damage may take a little longer. Weather is a consideration as well.

Do you install new gutters with your roofing projects?

We install new gutters on a regular basis for customers whether they are getting their roof done or not. If gutters are cracked, leaking or visually unappealing, it’s a good time to install new gutters. There are various materials to choose from for new gutters. Your Advocate Roofing specialists will go through the options with you so you can feel comfortable making the best choices for your home.

What if I have skylights? Or want to install skylights?

If you have wanted to install skylights, a great time to do so is when you are getting your roof replaced! We can also examine your existing skylights for any damage or need of repair. There are many great options with skylights. Advocate Roofing is your go to stop for skylights!

Do my existing shingles and flashings have to be removed?

We evaluate each project individually, so the answer to this question varies from customer to customer. Typically, removing old shingles is a good rule of thumb as we can inspect the area underneath and provide a solid foundation for the future.

We will make efforts to maintain your existing roof flashings; however, these are a critical component to the stability of your roofing job. In most cases, we recommend a replacement of the flashings for optimum stability.

We also install ice and water shields as a protective layer in areas that are most prone to condensation and ice.

Am I responsible for clean-up after installing my roof?

Your specialists from Advocate Roofing will remove all debris created during the roofing project. We will do an inspection of your property and ensure that you are completely satisfied.