Frequently Asked Questions

Here’s a collection of some of our most frequently asked questions.

Our goal is to help you get the roof you need in the most cost-effective, time-efficient way.

Do I need to get 3 bids for my insurance carrier?

NO! Insurance carriers will tell you to get 3 bids and they’ll send an adjuster. That’s completely inappropriate. It is up to the insurance carrier to determine the cost of damage and to quantify the damage.

Your focus should be on choosing a contractor who will do the job on-time and on-budget. Don’t waste your time getting 3 bids. You’re not legally required to do that.

American Shield makes sure the insurance carrier includes everything required by code that the insurance carrier may miss when assessing your damage.

What are my options for a new roof?

File an insurance claim, get a cash bid, or look to finance a cash bid. How we get your roof paid for is determined by which insurance carrier you have.

American Shield Roofing & Construction is great at fighting insurance companies and getting them to pay for what you deserve.

How much will my roof replacement/repair cost?

If it’s an insurance claim, it will only cost your deductible.

If not, we offer several financing options, some that don’t require a credit check.

How long do your roofs last?

American Shield Roofing & Construction is proud to offer a 50-year warranty for most roofs (depends on material and agreement). This warranty covers tear-off, new roof, and potentially labor. Ask us about our warranty.

Can I get an insurance claim for a leak in my roof?

Sometimes a leak in your roof is not from a recent storm. American Shield Roofing & Construction uses high-tech software to determine if there was a storm on record in your area that may have damaged your roof. If we find storm and wind damage in conjunction with record of a past storm in your area, we may be able to replace your entire roof (paid for by insurance) rather than just repairing it. All you would pay is your deductible in that instance. Don’t hesitate to call us or request an estimate today.