Roof Repair

Roof Repair

Locally owned & family operated, Lafayette Roofing & General Contractors is Acadiana’s first choice for roof repair services.

Committed To Expert Craftsmanship

Roof Repairs

Lafayette Roofing & General Contractors is the premier choice for quality roof repairs in Acadiana. A roof bears the brunt of changing seasons, unpredictable weather patterns, and the inevitable wear and tear – more than almost every other component of your home. It’s important to perform regular checks to find any potential issues A solid, well-maintained roof is crucial for aesthetic appeal and the safety of its inhabitants.

We understand the nuances of different roofing materials, the demands of our climate, and the importance of a swift, efficient, and lasting repair. Weather in South Louisiana can be unpredictable, and any delay in addressing roofing concerns can create more significant issues down the line.

At Lafayette Roofing & General Contractors, we prioritize fast response times without compromising on quality. Our team of seasoned professionals uses state-of-the-art equipment and proven techniques to repair almost any type of roof, including asphalt shingles, wooden shakes, metal roofing, synthetic options, slate tiles, and more. We’re committed to expert craftmanship, and our team of qualified contractors can help keep the roof over your head for years to come.

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Roofing Repair Services

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Over 50 Years Of Combined Roofing Experience

When was the last time you truly looked up and considered the condition of your roof? It’s more than just an overhead structure; it’s the primary defender of your home that shields you from the elements. Over time, small issues with your roof can evolve into significant issues, potentially risking damage to your interiors or, worse, the structural integrity of your home.

Beneath what appears to be a minor leak might lie extensive water damage, rotting wooden support structures, or mold – all of which can compromise the structure of a home. Aging or rusted flashing can cause water intrusion, and inadequate ventilation can lead to moisture buildup that promotes decay. What might seem like a straightforward repair can rapidly evolve into a complex task that demands expertise, precision, and adaptability.

Our expert crew doesn’t just fix a problem; we provide a thorough assessment, ensuring we catch and rectify all potential issues before they escalate. With our advanced equipment, unparalleled expertise, and a genuine passion for preservation, we offer peace of mind that’s truly priceless.

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Roof Repair FAQs

How can I tell if my roof needs repairs?

Typical signs include missing or damaged shingles, leaks or water stains in your attic or ceiling, granules from shingles in your gutters, sagging roof decks, visible mold or moss growth, and dark streaks or staining on exterior walls. Roofing materials like asphalt shingles have a lifespan of about 20 years. If your shingled roof is older or approaching that benchmark – it may be time for a professional assessment.

How long does roof repair take?
The duration of a repair largely depends on the extent of the damage and the type of roofing material. Issues like replacing a few missing or damaged shingles, patching small leaks, or fixing minor flashing problems can typically be completed within a few hours to half a day. Addressing more extensive damage such as larger sections of missing shingles, repairing underlayment, or multiple leak sources might take a full day or possibly two. Significant damages, like a fallen tree branch, extensive water or storm damage, or substantial structural issues can take several days.
Will you provide a free estimate for roof repairs?
Yes, we do offer free estimates and an initial consultation! We believe in providing our customers with a clear understanding of the work involved and associated costs before any commitment is made. Our team will assess the condition of your roof, discuss your issues, and provide a detailed, no-obligation estimate. We pride ourselves on transparency, ensuring that you’re well-informed at every step!
Is it possible to patch my roof instead of replacing it?
Absolutely! Patching is a common solution when specific areas of a roof are damaged or compromised but the rest of the roof remains in good condition. Instead of a complete roof replacement, patching targets only the affected areas, making it a more cost-effective and quicker solution in many cases. Whether it’s due to isolated storm damage, a fallen tree branch, or wear and tear in certain areas, patching can be an effective remedy.
How can I prevent future roof damages?
Preventing future roof damage is key to extending the life of your roof and avoiding costly repairs. Conduct annual inspections to identify potential issues before they worsen. Check both the exterior and the interior (attic) for signs of damage or wear. Ensure your gutters are free of leaves, twigs, and other debris, as clogged gutters can cause water to back up and seep under the roofing material.
Trees near your house can pose a threat during storms. Keep all limbs trimmed and away from the roof to prevent them from scratching or falling onto/through it.

If you notice minor damages, like missing or curled shingles, address them immediately to prevent further deterioration. Over time, the seals around roof protrusions (like vents or skylights) can deteriorate. Check them annually and reseal as necessary. Ensure that the flashing around chimneys, vents, and skylights remains intact and secure. Over time, flashing can corrode or get detached, leading to leaks. Additionally, moss, algae, and mold can degrade roofing materials.