Are you in need of extensive work on your roof but funds don’t allow for a tear off and re-roof; a recover may be what you’re looking for. If your roof membrane is damaged, or you shingles are worn and at the end of their life we can help you by installing a second membrane or that second layer of shingles on your home or business.
The Ups and Downs
The advantages of a recover are immediately noticeable upon receiving the estimate, namely the price. A recover can be significantly less expensive that a replacement. It can also serve as a quick solutions to your home or business need but adding a new layer right on the roof, cutting down on tear-off time, waste management and clean up.
The downsides to a recover are that they may not work in all situations. Some roofs are damaged beyond a simple recover solution, or material deficiencies in the underlying layer may prevent a recover from being the solution for your current system. You also run the risk of trapping water under the top layer, not only making leaks that much harder to find, but further eroding the new shingles.
Also it is not uncommon for a complete tear off and reroof to outlast a recover.