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Your Expert Rochester Roofers
Roofers in Rochester, NY You Can Count On
Oaks Construction has local and experienced roofers. From roofing to windows and siding, we are the contractor that provides exceptional home improvement services you can count on. Our goal is to exceed our customers’ expectations with every completed job. We were recently voted #7 in the 2021 Rochester Chamber Top 100, a recipient for the fifth consecutive year.
Our family-owned and operated business is dedicated to providing our customers with work that is done efficiently, thoroughly, on-budget, and on-time — every time.
The Roofing Process
Curious what to expect when you’re getting a new roof? Once the contract is signed, we get to work on the roofing process.
- Our friendly customer service representative will schedule your roofing days.
- We’ll take care of obtaining any necessary permits.
- You’ve already made your selections, so we order the shingles and other materials.
- On the day of your reroof, we start by protecting your siding and landscaping with tarps.
- We have to completely remove your current roof before we can start with your new one.
- The first layers that we put down are the ice and water shield and underlayment to protect the wood decking.
- Our team then installs the asphalt shingles you selected.
- We will replace or add vents and flashing as needed.
- Then we thoroughly clean up the job site.
- We check in to be sure you’re 100% satisfied.
If you have any questions during the roofing process, just let the on-site project manager know and they’ll be happy to answer!
Shingles, Metal, and Flat Roofs
Oaks Construction has knowledge and experience installing asphalt shingles, metal roofs, and flat roofs of TPO and EPDM.
In Rochester, most houses have asphalt shingle roofs. Asphalt shingles are a great choice because they come in a variety of colors and styles that look great on virtually every roof, regardless of the style of the house. They are weather-resistant and cost-effective. For added drama, try architectural shingles!
Metal roofs are extremely durable. They come in a variety of colors and styles and can last over 50 years! If you’d like more information about metal roofs, let us know.
Flat roofs are generally found on commercial buildings with very low slopes. Roofing materials for these roofs are thermoplastic polyolefin (TPO) and ethylene propylene diene terpolymer (EPDM). They are both extremely sturdy and long-lasting.
Our Home Improvement Services
Is your roof more than 20 years old? Can you see visible damage down to the deck due to extreme weather? Are there signs of water damage? It may be time for a new roof. Our team of certified experts can help explain your options. We offer multiple styles and top-rated brand roofing materials for:
- Asphalt Roofs
- Metal Roofs
- Flat Roofs
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Trustworthy Roofers & Siders Since 2003
Oaks Construction has offered roofing services, siding installation, solar panels, window installation, and more to our area since 2003. Your home is one of the most significant investments you’ll ever make. That’s why each shingle laid, piece of siding placed, and window set bears the Oaks Construction seal of approval.
You can rest easy knowing that with Oaks Construction, you’re fully covered. Our product warranties and insurance guarantee that you’ll receive expert craftsmanship and superior materials.
Whether you are considering the benefits of solar panels, improving curb appeal with vinyl siding, window replacement, or other home improvements, we are here for you.
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How do I know if I need a new roof?
Common signs that indicate the need for roof replacement are:
- Missing, buckled, or damaged shingles
- A roof older than 20 years old
- Excess shingle granules in your gutters and downspouts
- Water leaks in your attic
- Sagging roof
- Moss growing on the shingles
How much will my roof replacement cost?
The cost of a new roof depends on several factors:
- The size of the roof
- The shingles and materials you choose
- Number of layers to remove from current roof
- Roof style and slope
- Condition of roof deck (if decking boards need replacement)
- Chimneys and vents
It is nearly impossible to put together a definitive price of a new roof until all of the factors are considered.
Do you offer financing for a new roof?
Do I have to choose the same shingles that are on my roof now?
We use the Hover app to take pictures of your home for measurements. The app creates a 3D rendering of your home that you can use to “try on” different styles, textures, and colors of shingles and siding.
You are also welcome to visit our showroom in Spencerport to view samples of materials. Then, you can choose the shingles you like best!
How long will my new roof last?
Asphalt shingle roofs generally last about 20 years before they need to be replaced. Metal roofs can last 40-70 years.
What should I do to prepare for my roof installation?
Clear any obstacles, including vehicles, away from your house and driveway. This allows our team space for a dumpster, materials, and work. The installation is usually done in a day or two, so the inconvenience won’t last long.
What is the new roof installation process like?
Shortly before installation day, some of the roofing materials and a dumpster will be delivered to your home.
These are the steps we take on the day of your roofing installation:
- Cover siding & landscaping with tarps
- Remove the old roof
- Replace any rotten decking boards
- Apply roofing felt, ice and water shield, and drip edge
- Apply shingles
- Install vents & flashing
- Clean the job site
We recently outlined our roof replacement process in video from one of our job sites. Take a look!
Will a new roof add value to my home?
Yes, it will! According to the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI), new roofing is the number one exterior feature that appeals to buyers. They further report that 109% of the value of a new roof is recovered from the project. Believe it or not, you could actually make money on your new roof!
Is a new roof tax deductible?
Roof replacement is considered a home improvement and, as such, is not tax deductible.
Will a new roof save me money on my homeowners insurance?
This is a question for your insurance carrier. Depending on your policy, you could get a 5% to 30% discount for a new roof installation.