According to 2017 national data, a new roof can increase a homes value by more than $14,000! If you plan on buying or selling a house in the near future, a new roof is that great investment you can make that is sure to last.

How to save more with a new roof

File a claim: ┬áIf you have damage from a storm, your insurance could reimburse you for the expenses. You might even have damage that you don’t know you have! Not all storm damage can be seen from the ground. It is best to have a professional fully inspect your roof. (Get a free inspection)

Energy Efficient: Most people don’t realize, but some types of shingles are ENERGY STAR rated. Reduce 10%-15% of your energy costs when you choose one of these that reflects solar heat.

Contractor Savings: If you choose a time when contractors aren’t busy you may be able to save 10%-15% on a new roof. Also check the contractors website for coupons and other deals.

Ask for Better: Keep in mind that a written estimate is just an offer from the contractor.

There is more than just money to be saved

Longer Warranties: Today’s asphalt shingle warranties are usually twice as long, if not longer, than what warranties were a few years ago. A Normal warranty used to be around 20 years. Nowadays warranties are close to 50 years.

Don’t get ripped off

Keep in mind that a subpar roofing installation can negate any money you might save on your initial purchase or on your utility bills over time. To connect with a LICENSED, INSURED contractor with great references CLICK HERE.