Roofing warranties protect you from manufacturing defects and installation errors. If you discover a problem with your roof and it’s still under warranty, you can call your contractor for a proper inspection. The company will cover the necessary roof repair or replacement if the issue resulted from faulty installation or defective materials.
In this post, Patriot Roofing LLC discusses some essential things you should know about roofing warranties.
This roofing warranty covers product-related issues and typically comes as a basic lifetime warranty. The “lifetime” in this context usually means that as long as you own and live in your home, the roofing materials are covered by the warranty. For example, if you have defective shingles installed on your roofing system, the manufacturer will send you new ones free of charge. Most manufacturers cover shingle warranties within the first few years, then the coverage becomes prorated as the shingles age. However, keep in mind that this warranty might not cover the labor costs involved in replacing the defective shingles or the effects of neglect, faulty installation or wear and tear.
A workmanship warranty covers the labor involved in replacing or repairing your roofing system. Different contractors offer different coverage periods, though it’s generally ideal to have a longer coverage. Some contractors even offer lifetime workmanship warranties. Workmanship warranties normally cover the cost of labor and any materials required to make any repairs as well as any damage to the interior of the property, furniture and other personal items. However, keep in mind that workmanship warranties don’t cover damage caused by natural causes like storms and strong winds as well as damage due to homeowner neglect or DIY roof repairs or alterations.
Hire only a qualified roofing contractor to handle your roofing problems. Patriot Roofing LLC is a roofing company that provides reputable residential and commercial roofing services. We also provide siding, window and gutter installation services. To schedule a consultation, fill out our contact form or call us at (405) 217-0473. We serve clients in Norman, OK, and nearby areas.