Roofing

Roofing

Owens Construction provides to you the utmost customer service and workmanship. We are a local, family-owned business. We are proud to be your one-stop-shop for repair and restoration of your hail damaged roof. Owens Construction specializes in working with insurance Companies and their assessments and negotiations for your roof ,Siding, gutters or Interior repairs and anything related due to storm damage including hail, rain, snow, lightning and wind. Our large staff is prompt, efficient and ready to work to meet your needs!

OUR ROOFING SERVICES PROVIDES SEVERAL OPTIONS.

We are a certified roofing contractor company in Youngstown that does roofing for residential or commercial roofs. When it comes to having your roof repaired or replaced you have several different options these days as far as roof products. There are three options of roofing in the area which consist of asphalt, metal, and rolled.  Some of the products out there are 3 tab shingles, architectural shingles, hip and ridge, starter shingles, and underlayment. We will explain the differences below.

WHAT ARE 3 TAB SHINGLES?

Three tab shingles only have one shingle size tab and shape. Most three tab shingles have a 25 or 30 year warranty. They are cheaper than architectural shingles, but their quality isn’t as good as the architectural shingles.

WHAT ARE ARCHITECTURAL SHINGLES?

Architectural shingles differ from 3 tab shingles by the actual shingle tab varies by different sizes and shapes. This is what gives it that dimensional look. Architectural shingles have a minimal warranty of 30 years and they can withstand a higher wind speed than three tab shingles.

WHAT IS ROLLED ROOFING?

Rolled roofing is a product made out of asphalt material like the shingles but is used on low sloped roof pitch in North America. They use this on flat roofs also.

WHAT IS METAL ROOFING?

Metal roofing is a different option of roofing if you don’t want to go with shingles. Metal roofing gives you that dimensional look also like the architectural shingles. Metal roofing is expected to last 50+ years. So if you want a different look than shingles, metal roofing is the way to go.

WHAT ARE GREEN ROOF SYSTEMS?

A green roof system is a roof that has vegetation growing on top of a waterproof membrane for the roof. These type of roofs absorb rain water which keeps from having to put in expensive water drainage systems. They also help to insulate the roof and help to reduce energy costs.

WHAT ALL ROOFING SERVICES DO WE PROVIDE?

We do all aspects of roofing. There are several different processes to roofing. With residential roofing you have attic insulation, undereave ventilation products, gutter drainage protection, attic rafter vents, ice and water barrier, starter shingles, roofing shingles, felt underlayment, ventilation products, and hip and ridge shingles. So with all of these different processes to roofing you can see that it’s not a simple process.

HOW DO YOU GET AN ESTIMATE FOR AN INSURANCE CLAIM?

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Estimates for insurance claims are the same as a regular estimate. We will come out and see if the damage to the roof is due to hail damage, wind damage, or any kind of storm damage done to the roof. Once we see what all the damage is, we will figure up an estimate to give to your insurance company. Now with most insurance claims you will have your deductable to pay and the insurance company will want to go with the lowest bid for the job. Once your insurance company gives you the check for the repairs than you just contact us and we will schedule to come get your roof fixed. If you have any roofing questions feel free to contact us and we will answer any questions you may have.

Roofing is a product that all homeowners need from time to time. Elite Exteriors offers a variety of options for your Omaha home’s roofing needs. We are experts on Omaha building code requirements and can assist in choosing the best roofing option for your home. All too often, roofing problems are discovered after leaking or other serious damage occurs. Periodic inspections can often uncover cracked, warped, or missing shingles, loose seams and deteriorated flashings, excessive surface granules accumulating in the gutters or downspouts, and other visible signs of roofing problems. Indoors, look for cracked paint, discolored plasterboard, and peeling wallpaper as signs of damaged roofing areas.

Leaking can result because some flashings have come loose or because a section of the roofing has been damaged. A roofing failure, however, is generally irreversible and results from improper installation or choice of materials, or from the installation of a roofing system inappropriate to the building. When choosing a full replacement for your Omaha roofing, our inspectors can help determine if your previous deck can handle the strain of new shingles or if it should be replaced.

The condition and lifespan of your roofing will depend on the type of roofing products you have, the effects of your local environment and the maintenance which the roof has received. According to the American Society of Home Inspectors, asphalt shingles generally last 15-30 years; wood shingle/shakes, 10-40 years; slate, 30-100 years; metal roofing, 15-40+years. Roofing product manufacturers offer a variety of warranties on their products. Elite Exteriors can help you assess the best warranty option for your Omaha home, including potential rebates or discounts from your insurance company.

The price of a new roof varies widely, depending on the material selected, the home itself, area of the country, local labor rates, time of year, and more. To get a good idea of the cost for your roofing project, allow our inspectors to give you an estimate. Keep in mind that cost is only one factor, and it must be balanced against the quality of the materials and workmanship. For each roofing material there are different grades – and corresponding prices. Plus, there are a variety of styles and shapes. Our Omaha Roofing professionals can help look at the full product range and make a choice based on your budget and needs. Within the roofing profession there are different levels of expertise and craftsmanship. We pride ourselves on our roofing industry knowledge and quality workmanship.

Something to consider heavily when deciding on a new Omaha roof is the ventilation. If you live in an older home, it may not have the ventilation needed to prevent issues in your attic.

There are many different types of roofing ventilation. Each has its advantages and drawbacks:

  • Slant-Back Vents - Offer heavy- duty aluminum construction to provide ventilation for about 50sq inches.
  • Static Vents – The least expensive but only provides ventilation in the immediate area where they are installed.
  • Gable Vents – The wind must blow directly into one vent in order to get the air flowing across the attic and out the other vent.
  • Turbine Vents – Experience the same problems as the static vents but generate a greater airflow than the static vents.
  • Power Fans – They provide a high airflow. However, they take energy to operate so they create an ongoing expense. Also, fans controlled by a thermostat will usually operate only in the summer. These fans do nothing to remove the moist air that gets in the attic during cold months.
  • Ridge Vent – Allows outside air to flow naturally upward and out of the attic. The low profile look blends into the shingles on the ridgeline and will not compress when it’s nailed down.

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