Historic Roof Repair Services
Expertise in All Roof Styles
Our team of highly trained and experienced roofers have been providing historic roof repair services throughout the Mid-Atlantic for decades. Our wealth of knowledge and expertise sets us apart from other companies in the industry. We use the latest techniques and are well-versed in both traditional and modern restoration and preservation. We are able to work with all types of roofing materials, including asphalt shingles, clay and concrete tiles, cedar shingles and shakes, slate, metal, and flat roofing products. We also specialize in copper and lead-coated copper flashing and sheet metal work. We pride ourselves on our attention to detail and commitment to preserving the integrity of historic buildings. We understand the importance of maintaining the character and charm of historic buildings, and we strive to deliver the best possible results for our clients. Whether you need a full roof replacement or a simple repair, we have the skills and experience to get the job done right for all your historic roofing needs.
*Not all specialty roofing services are available in all areas. Call 1-877-246-4354 for details.
Urgent Roof Repair Available
Some repairs require immediate attention, that’s why we have a dedicated team of historic roof repair experts available 24/7, including weekends and holidays. Even if we are unable to carry out the repair immediately, we can stabilize the situation to prevent further damage.
Restoration for All Historic Roof Styles
Historic roofs come in many different styles and depending on where you live, we offer repair options for essentially all of them. Our historic roof repair experts perform repairs across the Mid-Atlantic, and are experienced with all historic roofs.
Asphalt Shingle Repair
Asphalt shingles have been used on homes in the region since the early 1900s. Architectural shingles are often preferred for historic roof repair as they are more attractive and thicker, lasting up to 30 years.
Slate roofing has been used on American homes since the 1600s. It is known for its beautiful aesthetics and while it may have a higher initial cost, it can last up to 150 years.
Cedar Shingle Repair
In the 19th century, wood was the most common roofing material. Cedar shingles and shakes were a popular choice due to their durability, impact resistance, and energy efficiency. They also develop a unique aesthetic as they age.
Copper Roof Repair
Copper is considered the oldest form of metal roofing. While it is less common today, it remains popular for historic roof repair because of its attractive appearance and light weight.
Tile Roof Repair
Clay tiles have been used for roofing in America since the 1650s. However, they are less common in the Northeast due to their susceptibility to damage from hail and freezing temperatures. Concrete tiles, on the other hand, can withstand colder temperatures.
Metal Roof Repair
We also offer repair services for a variety of metal roofing options. Zinc is considered an environmentally-friendly option as it is long-lasting and recyclable. Aluminum is a suitable alternative for coastal environments, and we also work with steel and tin.
Common Historic Roof Issues
PJ Fitzpatrick provides repair and replacement solutions for a variety of roof problems, whether they occur suddenly or develop over time. These include leaks, missing and damaged shingles, rotting wood, ventilation problems, clogged gutters, and ice dams.
Loose shingles can not only impact the curb appeal of your home but also lead to water intrusion. Contact us immediately if you notice any missing, curled, torn, or otherwise damaged shingles.
Leaks can occur suddenly or gradually, it’s important to address them as soon as possible before they cause further damage and become more expensive to repair. Contact us for a prompt.
A malfunctioning roof or gutter system can lead to wood rot, which can cause a variety of serious roofing issues.
Flashing, a thin metal used around roof features such as vents, chimneys, and skylights, and at the point where the roof meets a vertical surface, can cause leaks if it is missing, damaged, or rusted.
Fascia can be damaged by strong winds, but more commonly by excess moisture caused by clogged gutters or issues such as ice dams or missing shingles.
Proper functioning roof vents are crucial for maintaining optimal temperature in the roof and attic, but damaged vents can lead to reduced energy efficiency, accelerated wear on roofing materials, and water infiltration.
Roofs in the Northeast are susceptible to storm damage, including strong winds and heavy rains that can damage shingles, and hail impacts that can cause leaks.
Clogged gutters can cause water damage to shingles, fascia, and can also lead to problems such as damage to siding, windows, and foundations.
Accumulation of snow and ice can put stress on the roof, causing it to wear down faster, and can lead to cracks in shingles and damage from ice dams.
In some cases, historic roof repair may not be feasible due to the extent of the damage. We also offer historic roof replacement services, handling everything from tear-off to installation and final touches. We provide free estimates for historic roof replacement, with no obligation.
Historic Roof Repair by PJ Fitzpatrick
We have built our reputation as the most reliable roofing company in the Mid-Atlantic by providing transparent pricing and exceptional customer service. Our skilled and experienced roofers will efficiently restore your historic home’s protection. Don’t hesitate to contact us today for a roof repair estimate.
WHY CHOOSE PJ FITZPATRICK
We vow to never use cheaper materials, hurry through an installation, or overlook local code restrictions.
OUR ROOFING GALLERY
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WANT TO DO IT YOURSELF?
ROOFING INSTALLATION & REPAIR guide
The do it yourself resource for homeowners from home improvement professionals. In these projects, our roof repair experts show how to repair or install a roof. We provide a list of all the materials you will need and step by step instructions.