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Apart from a total roof replacement, what are the most common roof repairs? Generally, these would include new shingles over an existing installation (though some areas have regulations or limits on the number of times this is allowed), "patch" work which replaces the plywood and shingles in a small area of the total roof, and resealing seams with cement. There may also be the need for replacing metal "flashing", seals around skylights or chimneys, and even some work where gutters are concerned.
For the purpose of this discussion we will consider the most common of all roof repairs - the replacing of plywood, shingles and flashing when a leak has developed. The average amount of work required usually covers a 10'x10' area. While some homeowners try to make a temporary patch over a leak by using roofing cement, this isn't the most effective approach.
The average materials and prices for this project would include:
Cost to have roofing repairs may vary depending on the state or city. Get free estimates from roofers in your city.