When was the last time you really thought about your roof? It was probably the last time something was wrong with it. When things are going as they are supposed to, you probably don’t think about your roof very much at all. That means you might end up with a lot of questions when something does go wrong. Fortunately, many of the questions you have will be fairly common questions. Here are some of the most common.

FAQs about Roofs

Roofers in Goole often field very similar questions from customers and potential clients.

  • Can a skylight or a window be installed in a natural slate roof? The answer is yes. Cutting natural slate is very difficult to do without the slate cracking; therefore, you would need an expert to install a window or skylight in your roof, but it is possible.
  • Why would a roof need ventilation? Many older homes are built with space between the roof and the ceiling joists where there is insulation. This can trap condensation and lead to damping. A vent will help eliminate that moisture buildup.
  • When does a roof need to be replaced? A roof needs to be replaced when becomes more expensive to make repairs than it would be to completely replace the roof entirely.

Roofing Materials

The other thing that comes up most often is about the materials used. People want to know which materials will work best for their roofs. There are flat roof materials and sloped roof materials. The different choices depend on the benefits you’re looking for and how long you want them to last.