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HOW MUCH WILL A NEW ROOF COST?

There are several factors in determining the cost of a new roof, such as location, size, and style. This is why we offer our clients free estimates as well as free property and storm damage inspections. Prrotect Roofing will also walk you through the insurance maze to restore your property to its pristine condition.

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DO YOU WORK WITH NEW BUILDS?

Yes! We’re happy to be a part of your new build and to help start your project off on the right foot!

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DO YOU WORK WITH PROPERTY MANAGERS?

Yes! From routine maintenance to full exterior replacement, our team is here to ensure that your investment, and your residents, are prrotected.

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CAN YOU HELP WITH HOME INSPECTIONS?

We are proud to work with homeowners and real estate agents whenever a building inspection is needed. Our team will identify problem areas and provide a complete report of our findings upon completion.

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WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO COMPLETE A ROOFING PROJECT?

The best time to build a roof is when you need one! While current weather is a factor in outdoor jobs, there is never a bad time to build, repair, or replace a roof. Our first step is to identify any existing problems to determine when the repair should be completed. The materials involved will also factor into the project’s timeline (e.g., asphalt shingles require +40°F whereas a flat roof can be installed or repaired at any temperature). Our team is prepared to work as needed to resolve your issue. Whether it’s to fix ice-damming in the winter or repairing a leak before the next summer storm, Prrotect Roofing is ready for the job.

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DO YOU DO MORE THAN STORM REPAIR?

Yes! Whether your roof needs routine maintenance or you’re wanting to upgrade your siding with a new look, Prrotect Roofing can help! We’ll take on repairs, replacements, upgrades, new builds, and more! Our team is proud to take on the work that keeps your home prrotected.

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Navigating Uncharted Waters: The Intricate Dance of Supply Chain, Oil, and Inflation in the Roofing Industry

August 17, 20232 min read

How the Supply Chain, Oil, and Inflation Impact The Roofing Industry

In a world interconnected by intricate supply chains, the roofing industry isn't immune to the ripple effects caused by various global factors. From the intricate dance of supply chain disruptions to the volatility of oil prices and the looming specter of inflation, these dynamics cast a significant impact on the roofing industry. In this thought-provoking blog post, we delve into how these forces interplay and affect the roofing landscape. Buckle up as we explore the intriguing world where roofing meets economics!

The Intricacies of the Supply Chain

The roofing industry heavily relies on a complex web of suppliers, manufacturers, and distributors to source the materials necessary for construction. The COVID-19 pandemic threw a wrench into this well-oiled machine, leading to disruptions in production, shipping delays, and material shortages. From shingles to insulation, the supply chain disruptions trickled down to roofing contractors and homeowners alike. This "domino effect" resulted in delayed projects, increased costs, and challenges in meeting customer demands.

Oil's Impact on Roofing Costs

Oil, often referred to as the lifeblood of the global economy, has a significant influence on the roofing industry. As oil prices fluctuate, so do the costs of manufacturing roofing materials and transporting them. For instance, asphalt, a key component of shingles, is derived from crude oil. When oil prices rise, so does the cost of producing asphalt shingles. This dynamic directly affects roofing material prices, potentially impacting project budgets and homeowner decisions.

The Looming Specter of Inflation

Inflation, the gradual increase in the prices of goods and services, can send shockwaves through industries, including roofing. Rising costs of materials, labor, and overhead expenses can make roofing projects more expensive. The combination of supply chain disruptions, oil price volatility, and inflation can create a challenging environment for roofing contractors, who must carefully balance pricing structures to remain competitive while covering increased costs.

Adapting and Overcoming Challenges

In the face of these challenges, the roofing industry is adapting and finding innovative ways to weather the storm. Roofing contractors are exploring alternative materials and supply sources to ensure project continuity. Embracing technology to streamline operations and optimize supply chain management has become more crucial than ever. Roofing companies are also collaborating closely with clients to set realistic expectations and navigate potential delays.

The roofing industry stands at the crossroads of intricate supply chains, oil price fluctuations, and the specter of inflation. Understanding how these elements intersect and influence the industry is vital for roofing contractors, manufacturers, and homeowners alike. While challenges persist, the roofing industry's resilience shines through as it adapts to the changing landscape, finding creative solutions to ensure projects are completed efficiently and with the highest quality.

As the roofing industry navigates these uncharted waters, we're here to keep you informed and equipped to make informed decisions. Stay tuned for more insights and updates from Prrotect Roofing.


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