Roofing

ROOFING

 

Roofing Contractors, Los Angeles, CA

As a leading roofing contractor in Los Angeles, CA, we strive to exceed industry standards through quality materials, exceptional customer service, and superb project management. Our past roofing projects are a testament to our residential and commercial roofing capabilities. When working with clients, we collaborate with them for the entire project.

Project managers are continually updating homeowners on the progress of their new roof. We also address any questions or concerns they may have during the process. This constant communication helps maintain satisfaction among all of our clients. You shouldn’t expect anything less from one of the most pristine roofing contractors in Los Angeles, CA.

 

Dedicated to Quality

GCR is dedicated to providing high-quality roofing materials for residents. When you invest in a new roof, you want it to last as long as possible. We grant that wish of yours by using CertainTeed and Owens Corning roofing materials. 

We work with CertainTeed to provide quality materials to flat residential roofs and commercial roofs. Most commercial buildings have flat roofs, so CertainTeed’s commercial roof solutions are perfect options for our clients. Their manufactured materials stand the test of time and perform the necessary job for commercial building owners.

Residential clients can find comfort in knowing Owens Corning has more than 60 years of experience in the roofing manufacturing industry. The materials they develop for residents are built for the worst conditions. Asphalt shingles are known to last shorter than any other roofing material, but Owen Corning changes that by improving their longevity and resistance to the elements.

Types of Roofing Materials

Golden City Remodeling installs two different types of roofing materials for residential homes: asphalt shingles and tiles. These two roofing materials are common in the Greater Los Angeles, CA, Area, and the United States. Tile is an especially popular roofing material because of its Spanish style. Of course, neither choice is a bad one because they both offer a variety of benefits.

The most common roofing material in the United States is asphalt shingles. Asphalt shingles have been the go-to roofing material in Los Angeles and the United States for more than 100 years.

There is a lot of flexibility in asphalt shingles as they come in various colors, qualities, and types. You could consider three types of roof shingles for your home: 3-tab, luxury, and dimensional shingles. Each offers various advantages and disadvantages that you and a project manager can discuss.

Above all, the diversity of this roofing type and its deeply rooted history has made it an obvious choice for homeowners. Not to mention, asphalt shingles are one of the most affordable roof options. With proper maintenance and care, you can expect asphalt shingles to last up to 20 years.

Tile roofing is also an excellent option for your home. Tile is even more diverse than asphalt shingles because you can choose the material, style, color, and more. Clay is the most common material used for tile, but you may also consider concrete, slate, composite, or terracotta.

The most affordable types of tile roofs are concrete or clay. They are more expensive than asphalt shingles, but they do offer greater variety and last longer. The average clay tile roof lasts between 50 to 100 years. That is significantly higher than any high-quality asphalt shingle roof. This is just one of many benefits of tile roofs to consider.

As a homeowner, you should have the choice to customize what goes into your home renovation. Tile and asphalt shingles are excellent options that we can discuss in further detail with you. Give us a call today for a free estimate.

 

Los Angeles Roof Replacement Process

At GCR, we combine years of industry expertise with quality materials and exceptional customer service for results that will stand the test of time. Our roofing specialists consider each homeowners’ needs to provide practical solutions at affordable prices. 

Using only the highest quality materials on the market, GCR starts with a full-service inspection followed by a thorough explanation and detailed estimate for your new roof. Afterward, the roof replacement process begins, which you can read in detail below.

Step 1: The roof replacement process is about the same regardless of the roofing material you choose (tile or shingles). We start by removing the old roof, whether it may be shingles or tiles. Our team will properly dispose of the old shingles or tiles. In most cases, these materials can be recycled and reused in various forms of roofing materials.

Step 2: Once the old roof is removed, we will access the roof’s decking. Roof decking is what connects the roof to the rest of your house. There are projects where we must replace the roof decking because of severe rotting. Water is roofing’s worst enemy and is the primary cause of this issue. Our project managers will inform you of any problems with your roof decking as the project progresses. If your home does require new roof decking, then it will take about a week to complete.

Step 3: After your decking has been examined and addressed, we start laying down the new underlayment. Underlayment is a second layer of protection for the decking. It sits above the decking and below the roofing materials. We typically use asphalt-saturated felt or “tar paper.” Other common underlayments include rubberized asphalt and synthetic underlayment.

Step 4: Finally, the last part of our roof replacement process is installing the actual roof. This process will vary on the materials you choose. Golden City Remodeling works with asphalt shingles and tiles when it comes to residential homes. Our team only uses the highest quality materials from CertainTeed and Owens Corning.

Your roof replacement project will be explained in more detail when meeting with one of our project managers. The project manager is also who you will be in contact with throughout the project. They will check in with you throughout the project and after completion.

Roof Replacement FAQs

How much does it cost to replace a roof?

We cannot determine the price of your roof replacement until we know the types of materials you want and the roof’s size. Other factors will also determine the roof’s price, such as the quality of the existing roof and materials beneath it.

For asphalt shingles, the national average cost of a roof replacement is between $120 to $400 per 100 square feet. You can expect to spend more on tiles as it ranges from $600 to $4,000 per 100 square feet.

For an accurate estimate on your Los Angeles roof replacement, call Golden City Remodeling. We offer free estimates for all of our clients, which include all prices and no hidden fees.

How often should I replace my roof?

The materials and the maintenance your roof has received over the years greatly determine the frequency with which you should replace it. When it comes to asphalt shingle roofs, they can last up to 50 years. If you have your roof inspected and maintained on a regular basis, then you can expect your asphalt shingle roof to last up to 20 years.

For tile roofing, they can last significantly longer than asphalt shingles at 50 to 100 years. If you aren’t sure of your roof’s age, then you should consider the five signs you need a new roof.

How long does it take to replace a roof?

A residential roof’s average square footage is around 1,500 square feet, which takes about a day to complete. However, factors can affect that time frame, such as the weather or a tandem project. For an accurate estimate on your roof replacement, call to talk to a project manager.

Roof Repairs Los Angeles, CA

A roof repair may be more appropriate for your home than a complete roof replacement. Some of the most common roof repairs include damaged roof flashing, leaks, missing shingles, and damaged gutters. Depending on the severity of the problem, most of these issues can be solved using the GCR team’s precise roof repair services.

One of the biggest drawbacks to asphalt shingles is their defense against strong winds. Wind uplift is capable of ripping shingles off the roof when contact is made at the right angle. As a result of the missing shingles, you may experience a roof leak or severe rotting. You may not be able to avoid shingles getting ripped off by strong winds, but you can take the time to spot the problem as soon as possible.

When you do see a problem with your roof, contact Golden City Remodeling. We can assist you by replacing the missing shingles or fixing any other roof problem you may have. Roor repairs are necessary for maintaining the quality of your home and its materials. Without proper maintenance, the life of your roof will dwindle, and you’ll spend more money on replacing it. Keep your home healthy with our roof repair services.

Upgrade with Guaranteed Satisfaction

At Golden City Remodeling, we combine the latest industry innovations with time-honored attention to detail for results that stand the test of time. With GCR, it’s fast and easy to repair or replace your roof. Our professionals ensure you are 100% satisfied with your roof before completing the project. That guarantee makes us a golden roofing contractor! So, take the first step towards updating and protecting your home. Contact our team today to improve the look and feel of your home.

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