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Roof Replacement Costs 2022 Coper R panel
Posted on May 25, 2022 by baker-admin
The cost of a roof replacement in 2022 depends on the type of roof being replaced, the roof pitch, if it will be covered by homeowners’ insurance, and the complexity of the roof. Homeowners Insurance If your homeowners’ insurance policy covers your roof replacement, the cost of your roof will be only your deductible. Your deductible could be 1% - 5% of your insured home value or possibly another fixed amount. In the past, Read More...
Do I Have to Pay My Deductible for a Roof Replacement
Posted on April 5, 2022 by baker-admin
Do I have to pay my deductible for a roof replacement covered by insurance? The short answer is yes. For many years, roofers have covered the cost of the deductible even though it was always considered insurance fraud; however, those days are long gone. In recent years, states have begun to crack down on roofers and homeowners when deductibles were not collected for insurance claims. Read More...
shingle roof with damage roof repair
Posted on March 15, 2022 by baker-admin
Roof leaks suck! We know. We have performed thousands of leak repairs since we began in 2003. But, what if you could prevent the leaks before they happen? We will discuss 13 of the most common roof leak repairs we have performed and tell you how to prevent them. Pipe Jacks Pipe jacks are commonly the leaky roof suspect. Both lead and galvanized pipe flashing will eventually cause problems. Lead pipe jacks can be installed improperly, Read More...
baker roofing & construction Roof Replacement
Posted on January 14, 2022 by baker-admin
What are the cheapest types of roofs in 2022? Like you may have thought, asphalt shingles are some of the most inexpensive roofing materials available, but some other options are still affordable. Recent Price Increases Like many other things in America, Roofing materials have been increasing in price in recent years, and 2022 will be no different than the last couple of years. Read More...
Temporary repair on unrepairable roof
Posted on December 3, 2021 by baker-admin
When your roof is damaged in a storm from hail or wind, your homeowner’s insurance company may only want to pay for a repair, but is your roof repairable? Insurance companies will often try to only pay for a roof repair even if your roof should be replaced. They save millions of dollars over thousands of claims every year by doing this. However, if your roof is older than ten years or in bad overall condition, it may not be repairable. Read More...
shingle hail damage bruise old roof
Posted on May 12, 2021 by baker-admin
So the other night, there was a heavy rainstorm, and your house was hit by hail, but how do you know if there was hail damage and what does hail damage look like? If you own a home in Texas, you already know that you will have guys knocking on your door any time hail falls in your area. They will all tell you that you have hail damage, and they know this because your neighbor had hail damage also. Read More...
Hail damaged shingles with chalk circle
Posted on April 19, 2021 by baker-admin
It's that time again in Texas when bluebonnets groves are everywhere, the grass is greener, and butterflies are floating around. But with April showers also come hailstorms and "roofers." When even the smallest of hail stones hit your roof, you can be sure that your neighborhood will be flooded with so-called roofers. While it is true that sometimes small hailstones can cause roof damage, it takes the "perfect storm" to do so. Read More...
Air scrubber in water damaged room with baker roofing & construction worker
Posted on March 29, 2021 by baker-admin
Water damage restoration is not a topic that homeowners wish to learn about, but when pipes freeze, a toilet overflows, or a water heater valve breaks, homeowners need to learn it quickly. This article will discuss the process of water damage restoration and some pitfalls to avoid. Water Mitigation Water mitigation is a process: water extraction, demolition (dependant on the severity of water damage), dry-out and dehumidify, and sanitizing. Read More...
Handful of Hailstones
Posted on May 18, 2020 by baker-admin
If you wondering does hail lead to roof leaks and water damage, then you have come to the right place. Hail damage, both small and large, can lead to much worse damage if left unattended. Small roof repairs can become major issues. Size Matters When it comes to hail damage, it is true, size matters. Not all hail will damage your roof and cause leaks, but this depends on several factors, Read More...
How do you know when your roof needs to be replaced
Posted on May 2, 2020 by baker-admin
More than 75% of homes in America have asphalt roof shingles installed on them. But how do you know when your roof needs to be replaced? While asphalt shingles come in many names, styles, and colors, the majority of roofs have either a 25-year or 30-year shingle. A 25-year shingle is the standard older 3-tab shingle from the past. The 30-year shingle is architectural or laminated, meaning it has an additional layer laminated on top. Read More...