do I Know When it is Time to Re-roof?
If potential trouble is spotted by performing
an examination of your roof, you should consult
a roofing contractor in your area in order to
assist you in determining if a repair is in order,
or if the roof should be replaced.
How Frequently Should I Inspect my Roof?
Spotting potential problems before they grow into
big ones, can save you allot of money. Most roofing
experts agree that you should check your roof
for signs of ware/damage at least 2 times per
1) In the fall, just before winter begins.
2) Just before the spring season.
What is the best method to inspect my
You'll find you can safely identify some trouble
spots from the ground using binoculars, spotting
scope, or your camera's telephoto lens. If potential
trouble spots are identified, you should alert
a roofing contractor, like Oasis Builders, to
have your roof professionally, inspected.
How to Spot Potential Trouble
Generally the first sign of roof trouble is a
leak. You may notice stains or dampness. More
obvious signs of trouble will be raised or broken
shingles, a loss of mineral granules in the shingles
or dark looking spots in the sheathing.
standing back away from the house, look at the lines
of the ridge and rafters. If they appear to sag,
it may indicate structural problems. Next, look
at the roof surface for signs of wear, checking
the shingles for warping, cupping, looseness or
rot. Scan the roof for any shingles that may have
been lifted by the wind or are missing altogether.
Bumps can indicate that the roofing nails below
have become loose.
asphalt roofs, you'll want to look for bald spots
where the mineral granules have worn away.
wood shingles, check for curled, broken, and split
shingles and for spots where nails have become loose
or rusted. With tile or slate, individual tiles
can chip and break and require replacement. Additionally,
check for valleys and flashings around the chimney
and vents. Check for broken seals along the flashing's
edges and for rust spots in the metal.
potential trouble spots are identified, you should
alert a roofing contractor, like Oasis Builders,
to have your roof professionally, inspected.
Should I Look For In A New Roof?
Re-roofing your home is an important decision .
It is a major investment and your new roof will
be on your home for many years to come. Selecting
the right roofing material can be a challenging
process. The experts at Oasis Builders can help
you with information that you will need to make
an educated decision. Selecting the right roofing
material is the first decision to be made. Key points
to consider when you choose the roofing products
are style, color, performance and warranty protection.
What is the cost for your service?
All at-home services are free to the homeowner.
All that Oasis Builders requires is that all parties
are present to discuss the individual options
for the home.
you offer financing?
We offer several convenient, attractive financing
options and will find the right one for you.
Oasis Builders licensed and insured?
Oasis Builders has a General Contracting & Roofing
license and carries all necessary insurance to make
the buying process and easy one.
Our experienced permit department handles all permits
and inspections so the homeowner has piece of mind
that all work has been performed to the highest
you have good prices?
Oasis Builders buys in such bulk that the price
you receive will be the best in the market. We offer
not only great prices but quality work, reliable
on-time courteous installers and your complete satisfaction