Roof and Shingle Warranties
Serving Vancouver WA and Portland OR
A new residential roof is a large expenditure for many families, and they need to make sure it will last and be protected in case of damage or other issues. Roof and shingle warranties cover a diverse range of materials and circumstances. Before hiring a reputable roofing contractor to replace the home’s old roof with something new, be sure to understand what is covered, what is not, and if there are any extra charges to work into the budget.
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What Do Roof and Shingle Warranties Cover?
These warranties cover different things based on who they originate with. Shingle and other roofing material manufacturers will offer warranties that cover replacement costs only if the shingles themselves are defective.
If a roofing contractor offers additional warranties, they could cover installation methods or workmanship. Ask questions before signing a contract to have any roofer replace or repair the roof on the house or other residential property.
Things Not Covered By Roof and Shingle Warranties
Natural wear and tear on the roof shingles is never covered by manufacturer’s warrantee rules. No shingle or other roofing material lasts forever and normal deterioration should be expected.
Shingle warranties do not cover anything other than the shingles themselves. This includes fasteners, underlayment, gutters, vents, or flashing. They also have nothing to do with damage caused to the home during the roof installation process.