Answers to Your Roofing questions: everything You’ll want to Ask

Ridge caps along the top of a roof with gray shingles.As a premier home improvement company, Exterior Source always prioritized customer excellence in every roofing project we undertake. We maintain a solid relationship with our greater Virginia homeowners through honest, frequent, and open communication. If you have questions or concerns, no matter how basic, feel free to tell us about them. Our professional team will enjoy answering them to help you make more informed decisions.

Here are some of the more frequently asked roofing questions from our Virginia homeowners:

  1. How much will a new roofing system cost? This will depend on the size, slope, and shape of your existing system. One other factor is the roofing material you’re choosing for the replacement system. To learn more, call us for an inspection and we’ll provide you with an estimate.
  2. Do I need a re-roof or a complete roof replacement? While re-roofing is possible, it’s generally a better idea to tear off the existing system. A complete replacement does away with any wet and unstable material or structure. This way, your new roofing won’t inherit the problems of the old one.
  3. Which roofing shingle is best for my home? Our professional crew will take your budget and needs into account, then determine the roofing system that best meets them. Because Exterior Source is a GAF® Master Elite™ roofing contractor, we offer access to a wide selection of quality shingles from North America’s top brand. These include:
    • Three-tab shingles, which offer standard weather protection and performance at a reasonable cost.
    • Architectural shingles, which are thicker and more resistant to extreme weather conditions. GAF’s Timberline® Shingles are the #1 selling shingles in North America. 
    • Designer shingles, a premium choice, such as Glenwood®, Camelot®, or Grand Canyon® offers an ultra-dimensional wood shake look. This option is perfect for homeowners aiming for historical accuracy.

    Our GAF shingles have met a stringent series of tests for toughness, granule adhesion, plus fire, wind, and water resistance. They also come in a broad range of colors, thicknesses,and textures. Because they emulate the natural beauty of authentic slate and wood shakes, these shingles allow for many design possibilities.

  4. What warranties do you offer? Exterior Source can offer industry-leading warranties to add another layer of protection to you and your investment. These include the GAF Golden Pledge® Warranty, which features 50-year coverage on materials and 20-year on installation.
  5. What happens on installation day? We’ll arrive on schedule with all the necessary materials, equipment, and tools. Our expert crew will make sure that the entire process runs smoothly from start to finish. We’ll also take the appropriate measures to protect your property from mess and unnecessary damage. Any roofing debris will be properly disposed of, or recycled when possible.

Worry-Free Roof Replacement by Exterior Source

We are the premier roofing company you can count on for safe and smooth roofing services. With our top-tier materials and professional crew, we’ll help you get the most of your investment.

Call us today at (757) 464-2060 or fill out this form to schedule your free estimate. We’re here Monday through Saturday and by appointment for your convenience.

Customer Reviews

Few exterior remodeling companies can claim the same level of experience and customer satisfaction as Exterior Source. See what our customers have had to say about us through the years.


“We have used Exterior Source for the installation of our new leaf guard gutters and replacement windows for our entire house. We had fairly quick service. When the installers arrived, they were very efficient. They left our home the way they found it. We are very pleased with them, and we plan to use them a third and fourth time. They are not the cheapest, but you have to play for quality.”

N. Knight

“I highly recommend Exterior Source for your roofing and siding. They perform quality work with the utmost professionalism. The behavior of the sales and construction managers are one definitely dedicated to serving the customer.”

L. Reynolds Jr.

“They installed new gutters and wrapped the trim and soffit. The job was performed on time and professionally. I am now having them install shutters to match. I would not return business unless I was completely satisfied.”

R. Jankowski
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