Frequently Asked Questions

At Ryco Roofing, we understand that roofing projects can bring up many questions and concerns. That’s why we’ve developed a comprehensive FAQ section on our website to provide you with quick and clear answers to all your common queries. Whether you’re wondering about the duration of a roofing project, the materials we use, warranty information, or how we handle unexpected weather disruptions, our FAQs are here to assist!

Questions About Residential Roof Inspection

Why do I need a roof inspection?

Regular roof inspections allow you to identify and repair small problems before they become major issues. Inspections also provide peace of mind about the condition of your roof.

How often should I get my roof inspected?

Most experts recommend getting your roof professionally inspected at least once per year. Roofs over 10 years old or showing signs of wear may need semi-annual inspections.

What does your residential roof inspection include?

Our inspections examine all elements of your roof system – shingles, flashing, vents, gutters, skylights, and more. We look for damage, leaks, wear and tear, proper installation, and code violations.

How long does a typical roof inspection take?

The on-site inspection usually takes 1-2 hours for a typical single family home. We then take photographs and prepare a detailed inspection report.

Do you inspect chimneys and other roof penetrations?

Yes, we carefully inspect any elements that penetrate your roof surface, as these are potential leakage points if not properly flashed and sealed.

Will you provide quotes for any necessary repairs?

Absolutely. Our inspection report will include repair recommendations and associated quotes from our qualified roofing contractors.

Questions About Residential Roof Replacement

What are the most popular roofing materials for homes?

The most commonly installed residential roofing materials are asphalt/composite shingles, metal panels, and concrete or clay tiles. Each has advantages and disadvantages that we can explain.

How often do residential roofs need to be replaced?

The lifespan of a residential roof is typically 20-25 years. Location, weather, roofing material, and proper maintenance impact lifespan. We help homeowners know when it’s time for a new roof.

What does a full roof replacement involve?

A full roof replacement involves tearing off old shingles/materials, inspecting wood decking, replacing any rotted areas, installing leak barriers and drip edge, and laying new roofing materials per code.

Should I repair or fully replace my residential roof?

We perform inspections to determine if spot repairs or full replacement is best. Often, repairs eventually fail and full replacement is needed. This prevents repeatedly paying for repairs.

How much does a residential roof replacement cost?

Costs vary based on roof size, materials, location, height, permits required, and more. We provide free estimates so you know exactly what to expect for your specific home’s new roof.

Questions About Residential Roof Repair

What are common roof repair issues you can fix?

We fix all types of problems including leaks, curling shingles, flashing failures, storm damage, wind damage, hail damage, skylight leaks, and more. Get your free inspection!

How long do your roof repairs take?

Small repairs take 1-2 days. Larger repairs can take 3-5 days. We work efficiently and can expedite emergency repairs when needed.

What does your roof repair process involve?

We inspect to find all damage, recommend optimal fixes, obtain permits if needed, make repairs to manufacturer specs, clean up thoroughly, and provide warranty.

How long will roof repairs last?

When done properly with quality materials, repairs can last 5-10 years or more. We use the best products installed correctly so repairs stay watertight long term.

How much do common roof repairs cost?

Costs vary based on roof size, materials, and type of damage. Minor repairs like replacing a few shingles run $200-500. Larger repairs for storm damage cost more.

Questions About Commercial Roof Inspection

How often should commercial roofs be inspected?

Commercial roofs should be inspected at least twice per year. High-traffic roofs may require more frequent inspections to catch issues early.

What does your commercial roof inspection cover?

Our inspections examine all aspects of commercial roofing systems including membranes, flashings, drains, seams, penetrations, equipment, signs of leaks, and more.

Do you inspect green roofs?

Yes, our team is experienced inspecting vegetated green roofs on commercial buildings to check waterproofing, drainage, plant health, and maintenance needs.

Will you inspect roofs on multi-story buildings?

Absolutely. We have the necessary safety equipment and access gear to thoroughly inspect roofs on tall commercial buildings.

What type of report do you provide after the inspection?

We provide a comprehensive report detailing all findings, photos, recommended repairs, cost estimates, and a roof condition summary.

Can your reports be submitted to insurance providers?

Yes, our inspection reports meet insurance provider requirements and can be filed for claims if needed.

Do you offer repair services for issues found?

We do not perform repairs ourselves, but can recommend and coordinate with licensed local commercial roofing contractors for any repairs needed.

Questions About Commercial Roof Replacement

How do I know if it’s time to replace my commercial roof?

Signs like chronic leaks, punctures, curled shingles, or excessive patching indicate your roof should be replaced. A professional inspection can help determine if replacement is needed.

What commercial roof types do you replace?

We replace all commercial roof types including TPO, PVC, EPDM, built-up roofs, modified bitumen, metal roofs, and more.

Will business operations be disrupted during the roof replacement?

We work to minimize disruptions. Non-essential areas may need to be cordoned off during active work. We coordinate schedules in advance.

How long does a commercial roof replacement take?

Most commercial roof replacements take 2-3 weeks, though larger projects can take 4-6 weeks from tear-off to completion. Weather can also affect timelines.

Will you obtain the necessary permits for the roof replacement?

Yes, we handle pulling all required permits for your commercial roof replacement to ensure compliance with local codes.

Do you offer any warranties?

We provide strong material and workmanship warranties from leading commercial roofing manufacturers. Warranty terms vary by roof system.

What safety precautions do you take?

We follow strict safety protocols like fall protection, gear, and site preparation to protect personnel and your property during the project.

Questions About Commercial Roof Repair

What types of commercial roofing systems can you repair?

We are experienced with repairing all major commercial roof types including EPDM, TPO, PVC, modified bitumen, built-up, and metal roofing.

How quickly can you respond to emergency roof leaks?

We have 24/7 emergency response available to address critical commercial roof leaks as soon as possible.

Will roof repairs stop my leaks?

Properly identified and repaired roof leaks will be fixed. We find the source of the leak and use advanced techniques and materials to seal and waterproof the roof.

Can you match my existing commercial roof for repairs?

Yes, we work with roofing product manufacturers to ensure any repair materials match your current commercial roof system and color.

Do you provide any warranties on commercial roof repairs?

We stand behind our work with manufacturer warranties on roof repair materials and craftsmanship warranties on the work completed.

How do I know when I need commercial roof repairs?

Signs like leaks, punctures, worn surfaces, pooling water, and flashing failures indicate you need roof repairs. Have a professional inspection done.

Will roof repairs disrupt business operations?

We try to minimize disruptions. Temporary protective measures are taken and repairs are coordinated at convenient times.

Office Address:

4640 Keller Hicks Rd #108, Keller, TX 76244


(844) 933-7926

Hours of Operation:

Mon – Sat: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Sun: Closed

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