Re-roofing made simple

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When making the decision to put a new roof on your home, it’s good to know what to look for and what’s involved. The great news is that it’s probably more straightforward than you think. 

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How to tell if you need a re-roof...

First of all, how do you tell whether your roof needs to be replaced? 

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Check any that apply to the roof of your home:

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Your asphalt shingle tiles are peeling off or appear to be sun faded.

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Your concrete tiles are chipped and/or cracking in multiple places.

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Your decramastic tiles are dented, rusty or appear to be coming off. 

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Your longrun (iron) roof is rusty.


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So, it looks like you need a new roof – where do you start?

It’s a smart idea to do a little of your own research before talking to a roofing professional. This way you’re prepared with questions and know what to look out for.

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Things to consider:

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Fun Fact:
Which of these is a Gable roof?

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Finding the right roof installer.

Now that you have an idea about what your roof needs - the next steps is to look for a great installer, you can trust.

A roof is a long-term investment so looking at warranties and using experienced installers is really where your focus should lie.

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When looking for roof installers
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Quick Quiz:
How long is a Metrotile roof guaranteed for?
 

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Quotes - what should you look for?

Look for total transparency in a quote – know exactly what you’re being quoted for so you’re not surprised by extra costs later on, e.g. skip-bin hire, edge protection, scaffolding, etc.

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Will the roof installation disrupt my life?

It’s comforting to know that while your roof is being fitted it will cause minimal disruption to your everyday life.

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See how it's done
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Jerry and Elizabeth, the owners of a $5m property in Shelly Park, Auckland, were faced with a problem when their 25 year old asphalt shingle roof showed signs of failing. After consultation with roofing experts, the solution for their 700m² of failed roof was to replace all of the rotten plywood and install Metrotile Shingle.

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Now you know what’s
involved in a re-roof.

Why not find out what it will cost you?

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