Frequently Asked Questions

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Does metal roofing provide good insulation?

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Yes, metal roofs provide great insulation for the rest of the structure. Its insulation properties will balance the property's temperature range and cushion you from costly energy bills from the air conditioner.

Can metal roofing withstand inclement weather?

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Yes, metal roofs are extremely durable and can withstand heavy rain, hail, debris, and strong winds. They are also resistant to mold and mildew, which can be quite problematic.

What do maintenance and repair tasks include?

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There are many services we offer for maintenance and repair for metal roofing, as well as other types of roofing:

  • Cleaning gutters and drainage systems
  • Clearing mildew, mold, dirt, and stains
  • Getting rid of sticks, leaves, and other debris
  • Remove branches and trees that reach the roof surface
  • Frequent inspection for chipping, scuffing, scratching, fading, and flaking
  • Checking and replacing rivets, screws, and fasteners
  • Checking the structure for loose panel seems and fixing them. This task should take into consideration contraction and expansion
  • Inspect the flashing material and effect repairs where necessary to avoid leakages
  • Check the sealant and do touch-ups where necessary to keep water, wind, and dirt outside the roof structure
  • Inspect penetration points to ensure the integrity of the roofing structure
  • Look for dents and punctures and repair where possible

Why is maintenance for metal roofing important?

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Proper maintenance ensures the longevity and durability of your roof. It also helps your structure maintain its good aesthetics for a long time.

If you are interested in metal roof installation and repair, contact our professional roofing service to implement maintenance and repairs for the best results.

What are the benefits of metal roofing?

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There are many benefits of metal roofing, including:

  • Durable and long-lasting
  • Metal roofs can be reused, repurposed, and recycled with ease
  • Provide great insulation

How do I know if flat roofing is right for me?

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The best way to determine if flat roofing is best for you is by contacting our team. We will be able to analyze the building or home, discuss the options that you have, price points, and more.

What are the disadvantages of a flat roof?

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While there are many benefits of flat roofs, there are some disadvantages as well. However, these factors can be monitored and should be inspected regularly to ensure optimal results:

  • Lack of drainage
  • Dirt and debris can build up

How do you maintain a flat roof?

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Here are some of the best ways to maintain a flat roof:

Have it inspected regularly

Make sure it's free of debris

Check its drainage

Look out for undue stress

Fix leaks properly

If you would like to use our services for roof inspection, contact us today!

What are the benefits of flat roofs?

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There are many benefits of flat roofs, including:

  • Durability
  • Economical to install
  • Effective use of space
  • Low maintenance roofing and minimized repair requirement

What types of flat roofs are there?

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There are many different types of flat roofs available, including:

Thermoplastic olefin (TPO) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC), which are categorized as thermoplastic membrane; EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer), modified bitumen, and build up roofs.

If you are interested in learning more about flat roofs and the best material for you, then contact our knowledgeable and skilled team for more information.

What services do you offer for gutter repair?

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There are many services that we offer for gutter repair, including:

  • Installing new and repairing gutter guards
  • Installing new gutter systems
  • Cleaning your gutters
  • Replacing old or damaged gutters
  • Gutter maintenance

What can cause problems with a gutter?

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There are several factors that can cause gutter problems, including:

  • Leaking gutter system
  • Clogged gutter
  • Loose gutter
  • Holes in gutter
  • And more

If you are experiencing gutter problems, contact us today for our repair services.

Can I fix my gutter if it is loose?

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While sagging gutters can be fixed with a few tools and a ladder in handy, it is always best to hire a professional. This is because our team of experts will get the job done quickly, efficiently, and correctly.

How can I tell if my gutters need to be repaired?

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One of the best ways to determine if your gutters need to be repaired is through an inspection. It is best to have an inspection done by a professional or you can check after you have cleaned your gutters. Check the downspouts and seams for separations or cracks. If you notice anything unusual, it is best to contact a gutter repair specialist as soon as possible.

Why do I need a gutter?

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Gutters play an essential role for homes, as their main function is to keep water away from the exterior and the foundation of a home or building as it falls off the roof. Gutters protect your roof, siding, and foundation from water damage and erosion.

How long has your company provided roofing services?

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Since its founding in 1976, Sierra Roofing and Solar has provided high quality roof replacements and repairs. It is with sincere dedication that we provide consistent, superior repairs, roof replacements, and solar installations to our customers at a fair price.

How can I contact you for emergency roof repair?

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For immediate help, contact our roof repair express hotline: (925) 828-0700.

Do you offer 24/7 emergency services?

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Yes, we offer emergency services 24/7. You can trust us to provide you with emergency roofing services wherever you need them to ensure your assets are protected.

Why are roof maintenance inspections important?

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Routine roof maintenance inspections are important because if potential problems are caught early, it can increase your roof's life expectancy and will give you a peace of mind. And ultimately, if problems are caught early, it will save you money in the long run.

When is the best time to repair a roof?

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Roof repairs should be done as soon as the potential problem is spotted. The longer you wait, the worse a problem can become. Therefore, it is best to consult with roofing contractors as soon as possible if you notice a problem, such as a leak.

Why are roof inspections so important?

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For residential and commercial property owners, constantly monitoring your roof status is very important. When roof problems are detected early, you can repair them before they become more serious. A well-maintained roof will offer protection for the structure and occupants over more extended periods. If you're in need of a well analyzed roof inspection, contact our team today!

Can I fix the roof myself?

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Roofing is a serious business, so it is always best to hire professionals to perform the work. Repairing and replacing roof systems requires knowledge, skill, and professionals can perform the work safely, efficiently, and correctly.

How long can I expect my new roof to last?

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The life span of a roofing system is dependent on a number of factors, such as design, building structure, material quality, type of material, proper installation, periodic maintenance, climate, and much more. However, the average life expectancy of a roofing system is typically about 20 years.

My roof leaks. Do I need to completely replace it?

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While a leaking roof is never a good thing, it doesn't always warrant a complete roof replacement. The amount of work that will need to be done to your roof is dependent on the amount of damage caused from the leak. It is always best to consult with a professional to determine what is necessary.

At Sierra Roofinng and Solar, our team will be able to determine if a complete replacement is necessary or just a repair.

How do I know if my roof system has problems?

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There are many different problems that can lead to a roofing system problem and property owners may be unsure of what to look for. Therefore, it is always best to hire a company that specializes in roof inspections. At Sierra Roofing and Solar, we specialize in inspections and can provide you with a thorough analysis to determine any problems and the necessary steps to fix the problem.

How do I choose a solar installer?

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When choosing a solar installer, make sure that he or she is a certified, licensed installer with advanced training and knowledge in current safety practices.

Will my solar power energy system work at night?

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No. Sunlight must be present for your solar panels to produce power. At night, you draw power from your utility.

How does solar impact my property's value?

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Studies have shown that properties with solar energy systems sell for more than homes without them; however, this only applies to property owners that own their solar energy systems, as opposing to leasing them.

What are the environmental benefits of solar energy?

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Solar energy has many environmental and health benefits, as it reduces greenhouse gas emissions and results in fewer air pollutants that can cause health problems.

What are the financial benefits of solar panels?

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When you install a solar energy system on your property, you will save money on your electricity bills and protect yourself against rising electricity rates in the future. Choosing a solar energy system is a great investment.

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