Roof Repair & Replacement
Our expert roofers always give fair and honest, FREE evaluations to our clients. A full roof replacement isn’t the answer for every home or situation – sometimes a quick roof repair is all you need!
Why choose Wilderness Construction for your roofing project?
Wilderness Construction, Inc. has been a family owned and operated roofing contractor in Ann Arbor for nearly 20 years. While there are a handful of roofing companies installing roofs in our area, we place a heavy emphasis on the wants and needs of our clients, making customer service a top priority. We believe in developing lasting relationships. When our team enters your home, we treat it as if it were our own. No matter if you’re in need of a simple roof repair, or a full-scale roof renovation, our goal is to fulfill your needs. We’ll never leave you or your home hung out to dry!
How do I know when it’s time to repair or replace my roof?
There are many indications that it’s time to have a roofing contractor give you an onsite evaluation. If you’ve noticed any of these warning signs, you may be due for a replacement roof:
- Curled or cupped shingles
- Cracked shingles or defined bald spots on shingles
- The roof is over 20 years old
- Homes around you are getting new roofing. If the other houses in your neighborhood were built at same time, or by the same contractors, repairs on those homes could be a signal that it’s time to consider working on your own roof, too.
- Dark streaks caused by airborne algae
- The roof simply looks old and worn. There are many factors that accelerate the aging cycle of your roof: improper ventilation from the inside can lead to quicker degeneration of your shingles’ functionality and appearance.
Roof repair or roof replacement?
The roof is often the largest element of the home, and this can mean costly renovations and repairs. At Wilderness Construction, our clients are our top priority. We understand that your home is likely be your largest investment, and maintaining its integrity to protect you and your family deserves the utmost care. At the first sign of a damaged roof, many homeowners jump to the conclusion that it’s time for a total roof replacement. Our expert roofers always give fair, honest and FREE evaluations to our clients. A full roof replacement isn’t the answer for every home or situation – sometimes a quick roof repair is all you need!
What roofing materials are best for my home?
Before taking on a roof renovation, you’ll want a good idea of the material you want to use for your new roof! Here are some of the most popular options homeowners choose for their roofing materials:
Asphalt Shingle Roofing: This is the most common residential roofing material used in the U.S. They are popular because they’re economical and easy to install. Older asphalt shingles have a typical lifespan of 15-20 years, while premium asphalt shingles that are available today are engineered to last with very comprehensive warranties.
Clay and Concrete Tile Roofing: Clay and concrete tiles add texture and elegance to your roof. They’re extremely durable and energy efficient. However, they can expensive and require additional framing.
Metal Roofing: These roofing materials are durable and resistant to extreme weather conditions. You can purchase metal roofing in panels or individual shingles.
Slate Roofing: Slate offers beauty and elegance for your roof. You can get slate shingles in many colors, and while it can be expensive, it is very durable, fire-resistant, and recyclable.
Wood Shingle Roofing: This is a popular look for many homeowners, because even when they start to get older and weathered, they still look classy. Be sure to check your local fire codes before purchasing this material.
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