To Repair or Replace? That is the Question

Published Date: September 21st, 2017 | Category: Roofing

How do you know when your roof is in need of repairs? With so many storms popping up, chances are you could require some repairs soon. After the storm passes, one of the first things you should look at is your roof. Whether you can physically get up there to take a look yourself or simply look for signs inside; it is essential to find any roof related issues as soon as possible. And, with cooler weather and winter being just around the corner, now is an important time to make sure your roof is in tip-top shape. JTR Roofing specializes in roof repair for Minneapolis, providing quality, professional roof installation and repair. Take the following areas into consideration when deciding whether a roof replacement or repair is in order and how to decide what kind of roof is right for you.

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Are your roof’s shingles curled or buckling? This is another sign that you may need a roofing installation. Look at the slopes of your home that get direct sunlight and if you notice the shingles are curling and/or losing granules, give us a call.

Missing shingles are another sign your roof could be failing. Our experts at JTR Roofing can take a look at your shingles and let you know if you will need roof repair or roof replacement.


Have you noticed any leaks inside? Or, have any trees or limbs recently fallen onto your roof? Take a close look at your home’s gutters as well. Do you see any granules collecting in your gutters or downspouts? We can come out and take a look at your roof and make any necessary repairs or let you know if you are in need of roofing replacement.


General deterioration and telltale signs of wear and tear on your current roof is often your best indicator. How old is your roof? The average roof lifespan is expected to be roughly two decades. If your roof is nearing this point, you should consider having it looked at by a roofing contractor like JTR Roofing.

Whatever the issue, JTR Roofing can advise you on what roof repair or roof replacement you require. While we always do our best to make sure you get a fair and reasonable price of any roofing repair or replacement services you get from us, some roofing materials are more budget-friendly than others. Talk to a roofing contractor at JTR Roofing and they can give you some estimates.
Of course, if you have any questions about roof repair, you can always call us for our expert advice.

If you would like more information about hiring us for roof repair in Minneapolis or for any of our other roofing services, call JTR Roofing at 612-419-6906 or you can Contact Us.