Roofing Projects in Warren, MI

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Roofing Contractors in Warren, MI

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  • 34 Years in Business
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For more than 25 years, Power Home Remodeling has been the most trusted name in replacement windows, siding, roofing, and doors.… More
  • 30 Years in Business
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Able Roof started out in 1986 with Steve Weyl, his pickup truck, and his keen sense for what homeowners were looking… More
  • 33 Years in Business
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With over six decades of experience and expertise, Champion Windows and Home Exteriors is one of the nation??s leading home improvement… More
  • 7 Years in Business
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From the moment we arrive for your initial no obligation roof inspection, you will know that you're dealing with a professional… More
  • 25 Years in Business
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Paramount Improvements was started as a one-man operation in 1990. Since then we have served over 39,000 customers in mid-Michigan. We… More
  • 32 Years in Business
When considering doing major construction to your home or business, cost, quality, and warranty should definitely be your main concerns. Rock… More
  • 29 Years in Business
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We design and install solar energy systems for residential and commercial clients. We are committed to solar energy as a solution… More
  • 13 Years in Business
  • Accepts Credit Card
Since 2010, Strawberry Solar has specialized as Michigan's leading expert for turnkey solar design and construction support. We educate... not sell.… More
  • 12 Years in Business
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We are a fifth generation home improvement company the strives on customer satisfaction. We sell many different materials and styles of… More
  • 94 Years in Business
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Your children won't 'learn new words' from our 'family friendly' technicians. We employ only craftsmen who are not only highly skilled… More
  • 9 Years in Business
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Direct Exteriors is dedicated to residential window replacement and siding replacement in Rochester and the surrounding areas. Our focus on low… More
  • 15 Years in Business
To provide our clients with high quality products installed by properly trained and certified installers. We are a family owned business… More
  • 17 Years in Business
As the leading metal roofer in Michigan, American Metal Roofs, Inc. sets the standard for quality products, expert service, and total… More
  • 12 Years in Business
Phoenix consistently applies our expertise to meet the needs of our customers and their projects, striving to consider not just technical… More
  • 8 Years in Business
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Roofing Buying Guide for Warren, MI

Keeping tabs on all the steps involved with a new roof can get confusing. The keys to a successful new roofing project is having a plan, preparing for unexpected situations, doing research, and asking questions along the way. This buying guide lists the basic information to help with the project from start to finish.

Basic Steps

  • Permits and Inspections
  • Contractor Tips
  • Climate in Warren
  • Resources and Financing
  • Roofing Materials
  • Estimated New Roof Cost
  • Preparation and Unexpected Problems

Warren Permits and Inspections

You will need to apply and be approved for a building permit from the Division of Buildings and Safety Engineering for a new roof. The Building Division is located at One City Square, Suite 305, Warren, 48093. You may call (586) 574-4504 for questions regarding the permit and inspection. Visit this page on the city website for information about building permits for roofs. Note the $1,000 fine notice about doing work without a permit.

Roof Contractor Tips in Warren

The Michigan Contractor Licenses Directory provides a free search tool to aid you in validating a potential contractor’s license. It is recommended you follow-up on each candidate to ensure proper licensing. Another good website to utilize is the Better Business Bureau to take note of previous customer reviews or complaints.

Climate Considerations for Your Warren Home

One aspect of roofing material selection is the climate in Warren. Weather takes a toll on roofing material so you want to use the one that has the best capabilities for your area that will last the throughout the life time of the material. Your contractor can advise you on the different types of roofing and their durability.

For a roof in Warren, it must deal with rain on an average of 126 days of the year and direct sunlight 181 days. While moderate temperatures in summer average a high of 83 degrees, winters can be brutal with temperatures dipping into the 20 degree range and an average snowfall of 33 inches.

Roofing Resources and Financing for Warren

For a listing of programs offering loans, grants, and incentives, visit the DSIRE site for information about available offers in Michigan. The Energy Star website explains what’s necessary to receive a federal tax credit for property owners having metal or asphalt shingles installed.

Roofing Materials

Choose from available materials appropriate for your home’s roof design from among a variety of styles, textures, blends, and colors. The following are an example of what is available:

  • Metal – available in coper, stainless steel and aluminum, Metal has a life span of 50 years.
  • Asphalt shingles – a popular material that is both durable and easily installed. Asphalt can last 15 to 30 years.
  • Fiber cement – fire proof, recyclable, lighter than clay or slate, and a life span of 20 to 30 years.
  • Clay or slate tiles – framework is necessary because of the weight of the tiles. Both are durable and long lasting.

Estimated New Roof Cost in Warren

Based on calculations for a home in Warren with 3,000 square feet and wood shingle roof replacement, the estimated low cost is $14,220,56 and the estimated high is $23,640.56. This averages out to the cost per square foot at $4.74 for the low and $7.88 for the high.

The estimated total includes the cost of the wood shingle material, additional supplies and materials, labor cost, and equipment allowance. Estimates generally do not include all fees. Other costs may be added such as labor transportation, containers, removal of material, sales tax, and site clean up to name a few. Ask your contractor about any potential additional costs.

Warren, MI roof repair & replacement

Preparation and Unforeseen Problems

Preparation for the roofing project is vital and unforeseen problems are a possibility. In the preparation department, there are several things to consider prior to starting the project:

  • Take care of any repairs that may be needed around the roof area such as cleaning gutters, replacing soffits, or repairing a chimney. By doing it ahead of time eliminates the need to walk on the new roofing.
  • If an exterior paint or trim job is on the agenda, take care of it first to prevent damage to the roofing material.
  • Many homes have trees with branches overhanging the roof that need trimming. Again, take care of this before the project begins.

Unforeseen problems can bring a roofing project to a halt. Situations you may want to prepare for include:

  • Inclement weather such as electrical storms will stop the project. If possible, avoid planning the new roofing project during the rainy season.
  • Wood or water rot to the underlying decking and beams must be repaired before the new roofing can be installed.
  • Should repairs be necessary, you’ll need to have additional funding in place.
  • If the project is stopped for a significant time, it will negatively affect the completion date. Based on the size of the area being covered and the materials used can take anywhere from 3 days to over a week to complete the installation. If problems arise, this can extend the completion date.

A new roof is a big job. It’s an expensive project but one that reaps positive benefits for years to come. When done right from step one, you can expect an immediate return on investment in better energy efficiency, lower utility bills, immediate curb appeal, marketability, and an increase in property value.