Roofing Repair, Maintenance and Installation Services

 

An undamaged roof is the most important part of your house, even more so than anything else. This is the reason why most homeowners want to get it right when it comes to installation and repairs.

A roof in poor shape could lead to leaks, mold, and mildew development, among other things. But a structurally-sound roof provides comfort for you and your family and makes your home energy-efficient. It also increases your home’s curb appeal, which also leads to higher home value, learn more.

Periodic inspection and preventive maintenance should be done at least twice a year to prolong the service life of a roof system and keep costs down. If not done regularly, roofs will have a shorter life span compared with one maintained with proper care.

If your roof needs proper maintenance and professional care, it’s best to hire a contractor with a proven track record. Yorkshire Roofing offers very trustworthy service for all your roof-related concerns.

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    Why Go With Yorkshire Roofing?

    Whether you need help in maintaining or replacing your roofs, we at Yorkshire Roofing can be your lifetime partner in keeping your residential or commercial roofing system in tip-top shape.

    We have the track-record and reputation to back us up. We have installed over 10,000 roofs and have over 120 years of combined experience in the roofing industry.

    • In business since 1988
    • Over 120 years of combined experience
    • Certified installer for many manufacturing partners
    • Competitive pricing and excellent service
    • GAF-Certified, Platinum Preferred Contractor for Owens-Corning, and Diamond-Certified Roofing Contractor

     

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    GAF-Certified

    Yorkshire Roofing is proud to inform customers that it’s a GAF-certified contractor, allowing its clients to enjoy the GAF Roofing System Limited Warranty. The GAF Roofing System Limited Warranty includes all the great benefits of the original GAF Shingle & Accessory Limited Warranty but adds Lifetime coverage on Qualifying Accessory Products.

    In this context, the word “lifetime” means the length of coverage as provided by your GAF warranty, and as long as you, the original owner of coverage, retains ownership of the property where the accessories and/or shingles are installed. Although the Lifetime limited warranty is only applicable to accessories and shingles installed on a single-family detached residence, other building types such as government institutions, corporations, condominiums or apartments, schools, and other multi-use structures can still use the warranty for up to 40 years.

    After a GAF-certified contractor like Yorkshire Roofing installs GAF products for a customer, that customer automatically enters a Smart Choice Protection Period. This period refers to the time after installation wherein the coverage received by the customer for GAF warranty is non-prorated. Once the Smart Choice Protection Period ends, any remedies provided for in the GAF warranty may not be the same as what was offered during the period.

    Choosing a GAF-certified contractor is an excellent way to secure a GAF warranty while ensuring your contractor’s service is exceptional enough to earn recognition from the GAF. Give us a call now at Yorkshire Roofing so we can provide you with a free quote on our top-notch services.

    Platinum Preferred Contractor for Owens-Corning

    Owning an Owens-Corning Roofing Platinum Preferred certification is an excellent qualification for roofing businesses. Owens-Corning takes pride in this certification network by selecting only the best and most qualified roofing contractors to be associated with the most popular brand in the industry. In order to be certified, a roofing company must pass a series of high-standard tests and clear an intensive background check.

    Yorkshire Roofing is proud to present itself as an Owens-Corning Roofing Platinum Preferred contractor. By passing the set requirements under Owens-Corning, customers can be assured of Yorkshire’s top-tier products and services. As a Platinum Preferred contractor, Yorkshire Roofing solidifies its place at the top of the market by clearing the following marks:

    Has been in the business for at least five years: Yorkshire Roofing has been providing quality roofing services since 1988.

    Owns a clean record with the Better Business Bureau: Owens-Corning always secures history records from the BBB to ensure their certified partners are of the utmost quality.

    Cleared a background check from Dun and Bradstreet: Owens-Corning makes it a point to only work with businesses with good credit scores to ensure customers can fully trust their certified contractors.

    Has all the necessary insurances as required by state and local licenses: Contractors with platinum preferred certification from Owens-Corning are always properly insured to make sure customers will not be held liable for any damages that occur during servicing.

    Has positive professional references: The Owens-Corning brand only certifies businesses that can boast of a good reputation both from their local roofing industry peers as well as their previous customers.

    If you’re looking for a contractor who is Owens-Corning Platinum Preferred, then look no further than Yorkshire Roofing. Call us at (925) 606-6700 and we are sure to provide you high-quality services for all your roofing needs.

    Diamond-Certified Roofing Contractor

    A Diamond certification is only given to businesses that are able to define excellence as identified by their actual customers. Diamond certifications started way back in 1990, back when there were no computers yet and surveys were done through personal interviews and phone calls.

    Diamond Certified is an organization that believes every customer should only do business with companies of the highest quality. To truly separate which businesses provide top performance, Diamond Certified created a series of tests wherein customers can rate a business’s overall service while ensuring the results are of the highest accuracy and done with integrity.

    Only a limited number of companies earn the distinction of being Diamond Certified, which should speak volumes about how hard it is to earn the title. Diamond Certified uses a rigorous 12-step certification process wherein they survey a random sample of actual customers by telephone to get the most accurate reviews, information, and ratings about a contractor. They make sure that only actual customers are responding to their surveys to prevent any questionable results.

    Yorkshire Roofing is proud to have been Diamond Certified for 15 consecutive years, starting in 2006. With a customer loyalty percentage of 94%, Yorkshire Roofing is one of the most trusted and top-rated roofing companies providing high-quality roofing services for residential and commercial clients in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.

    Per the latest study conducted in the subject, the average cost of a new roof ranges from $5,349 to $10,686. The amount may be higher or lower based on location. It is also highly dependent on the price of the materials and labor.

    The most typical indication of a roof problem is leakage. If you notice that water or moisture begins to seep into your attic or ceiling, it is time to have your roof inspected thoroughly.

    There are, however, a lot of signs that show if your roof has issues. Factors such as age, materials, exposure to harsh elements, are all critical.

    Another thing you can look into is the age of your roof. The average lifespan of roofs is dependent on the type of materials used. As a homeowner, you should know important information, such as the materials of your roof and its date of installation. If your roof is nearing its end of life, problems will begin to show. Aside from these, you can also check your roof for visible damage or defects. If you are using shingles, you will notice that the shingles may be misaligned or decaying. For those using a metal roof, you can check if the paint of the metal is starting to chip off.

    As architecture and design evolve, more materials are being used now for roof construction. The most common are the following:

    1. Slate
    2. PVC
    3. Shingles
    4. Metal
    5. TPO
    6. Composite
    7. Asphalt

    All of these are durable materials good enough to last. Some are tougher than others and more expensive. Some allow for more decorative leeway than other types. It depends on the homeowner which material he wants, based on his preference.

    The answer to this question varies for each type of material used.

    • Roof made out of slate, copper, and tile can last more than half a century.
    • A roof made with fiber cement shingles will last for 25 years. Composite roofs usually last for 20 years.

    However, even if the suggested lifespan of a roof can reach decades, its actual lifespan depends on how homeowners take care of their roofs. Weather is also a critical factor. Roofs that are exposed to more harsh weather conditions are expected to have a shorter lifespan.

    A roofing job is extremely difficult. Without proper training and protective equipment, it can lead to accidents and injuries. Repairing a roof by yourself is not recommended unless you are a trained roof technician. What you can do instead is minimal clean-up for your roof. Use extended cleaning brushes and sturdy ladders to clean up parts of the roof that are easily accessible. For major repairs, maintenance, and installation works, call a professional instead.

    A roofing job is difficult in itself. Without proper work conditions, it can be more dangerous and challenging. With that said, the best time to get a roofing job done is when the weather is neither too hot nor cold. Aim to schedule your roofing job when the temperature is between 50 to 60 degrees F, and when the weather is not too windy nor sunny.

    Yorkshire Roofing: Keeping your Roofing System in Tip-top Shape

    Yorkshire Roofing is the leading company when it comes to quality roofing job. We are a certified installer for many of our manufacturing partners, such as Owens Corning, GAF, and Boral Stone Coated Steel. In particular, Yorkshire Roofing is a Platinum Preferred Contractor for Owens Corning and Master Elite Contractor for GAF – an accreditation that not many contractors qualify for. These accreditations allow us to offer enhanced warranties to our clients that not only extend the standard product warranty but covers our workmanship by the manufacturer for an extended time. Go to our warranty page and look at our platinum warranty from Owens Corning and our Golden Pledge warranty from GAF

    We are also members of the Better Business Bureau, National Roofing Contractors Association, Roofing Contractors Association of California, and many others.

    With Yorkshire Roofing and RoofMax Solar, you and your home’s roofing system are in good hands. Give us a call, and we can start a long-time partnership.

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