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How Much Does A Roof Repair Cost 2021?

How Much Does A Roof Repair Cost 2021?

We understand repairing your roof can become a big headache. When you have a roof leak you start wondering, “how much does a roof repair cost?” That’s why we are here to help you break down a roof leak repair cost.

Multiple leaks in a roof can lead to water damage and rotting of plywood underneath the singles. If not taken care, eventually it will cause the ceiling on your home to collapse. Have you been putting off a much needed roof leak repair?

NOTE: In 2021, we have seen an unprecedented labor shortage as a side effect of the COVID-19 pandemic. The demand for materials has skyrocketed. As a result, materials prices may be higher (we have been getting a 5-7% almost monthly) than reported in this article and lead times may be longer than usual. 

How much does a typical roof repair cost?

When it comes to the roof over your head, don’t take any chances.

In Houston, the average cost to repair a roof is $850. A minor repair may cost as little as little as $200, while a major roof repair can cost you a couple thousand dollars. These numbers are general estimates, but the cost of your roof repair will depend on the details of your project. If you are unsure, call your local roofing company! At HHH Roofing, we are always giving free roof estimates to make sure the roof over your head is protecting the family you love.

Roof Leak Cost

A Roof Repair in Houston can be broken down into 3 categories:

  • Minor Roof Repair $200-$400
  • Moderate Roof Repair $400-$1,000
  • Major Roof Repair $1,000-$3,000+

when to call for a roof repair

HHH Roofing recommends for you to call for an inspection at the first sign of a roof leak, these are the few moments in which reaching an expert is necessary.

Contact HHH Roofing if:

  • Shingles have been torn off by a heavy storm
  • Any sort of tree branch or objects has impacted your roof
  • Water is leaking through the house

breakdown of roof repair costs

minor roof repair

The cost of a minor roof repair is between $200 and $400.

Minor roof repairs are jobs such as replacing a plumbing boot, caulking plumbing boots/flashing, caulking shingles/exposed nails, replacing 1-2 missing shingles, etc.

caulking plumbing boot
sealed plumbing boot

moderate roof repair

The cost of a moderate roof repair is between $400 and $1,000.

Moderate roof repairs are jobs that include replacing replacing missing shingle, sealing sky lights, replacing damaged/rotten plywood, etc.

missing shingles

major roof repair

The cost of a moderate roof repair is between $1,000 and $3,000+

Major roof repairs are things such as replacing replacing an entire roof section, multiple areas of damaged plywood, skylights needing to be canceled, chimneys leaking, etc.

When it comes to major repairs they aren’t as common and usually are converted into a roof replacement because it will save the owner money in the long run

major wind shingle damage
Louisiana Hurricane Storm Damage Roof

common roof repairs

  • Broken or Missing Shingles: This is commonly due to high winds. You are going to remove broken shingle with nails and replace with a new one and nail in place. 
  • Vent Pipe Leak: This is one of the most common issues we see. Sometimes it can be an easy fix of sealing the boot. Other times it will need to be completely replaced. Plumbing boots will not have the same lifespan as your roof and will always need to replaced. 
  • Cracked Chimney: Chimneys can have cracks that let in water. Old caulking can also be cracked due to old age, breaking the water-tight seal.

Signs Your Roof Is Leaking

When it comes to roof leaks it can be very obvious or subtle, that’s why it’s always recommended to have your roof inspected every few years. However here a a few signs your roof is leaking.

  • Ceiling has damped spots
  • Mold, dark marks, and water stains in attic 
  • Water running down or pooling

As soon as you notice any of these give your local roofing company a call to avoid a costly roof replacement.

most common roof repair services

Over the 30 years of experience, our team has the knowledge and experience to provide exceptional services to meet the unique needs of every home. We offer a full range of roof repair services:

  • Roof Leaks
  • Pooling Water
  • Damage from Wind or Hail
  • Cracking Shingles
  • Holes 
  • Tree Damage

When should you replace your roof rather than repair it?

A roof repair can fix your leak and give your home that protection for many years to come. Unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. Multiple repairs typically mean your roof is nearing the end of its lifespan. 

An important factor to consider when deciding whether to replace or just repair it, is your roof age. As roofs age, they will need more and more repairs. You will save money in the long run if you replace an old roof.

If you are looking at extensive damage to your roof that is going to cost thousands of dollars then you should consider replacing your whole roof to save time and money. 

hhh roofing & construction

When it comes to your roof repair always hire a local roofing professional. We can’t tell you how many times we have gone out to fix “repairs” that left the homeowner with a bigger problem.

Not every roofing company offers repairs because it takes a lot more knowledge and understanding of how your roof system works. However here at HHH Roofing we offer repairs for any type of roof. 

Eric Hernandez

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