Roofing, Siding, and Window Frequently Asked Questions:

Roofing Questions

How much does a roof cost?

There are many factors to pricing a roof. 

  • Height (how tall the roof is)
  • How many layers are on it
  •  Pitch (angle) of the roof
  • Ice and water barrier (some roofs require more than others)

What is the difference between repair and total replacement?

  • A repair means we can replace sections of the roof that have been leaking or causing damage.
  • Replacement is tearing everything off and starting over because the shingles are in such bad shape.

How do i know i need a repair or replacement?

Signs you need a roof replacement or repair: (Blog Post)

  • Curled Shingles–Replacement
  • Shingles missing or blowing off–Possible repair
  • Discoloration–poor ventilation, roof is failing—replacement
  • Leak–possible repair if just one

What type of shingles are best for my roof and budget?

We use Certainteed Shingles. The product carries a 50 year, fully replaceable, non-prorated warranty. We have a program to fit any budget.

How long does it take to install?

Most roofs we do can be installed in 1 day.

What if my new roof Leaks?

Call us! If there is ever an issue, one of our technicians will respond immediately to remedy the issue. 

Does my roof come with gutters and downspouts?

Not everyone wants or need new gutters and downs. We price it separately for our homeowners. If they do need done, we will install after the roof is completed. 

Visit our commercial roofing and residential roofing page for more information.

Siding Questions

How Can I tell if my siding is bad?

Appearance of fungus, obvious separation of seams, caulking failure, swelling, delaminating, boards that no longer lay flat against your house, paint failure, moisture on the inside of your house, all could be signs of siding failure.

Why should I re-side?

New siding will rejuvenate an older home or business, give it a completely new look, and significantly reduce cost for home upkeep and maintenance. It will protect the home from elements and eliminate the need for costly, frequent repainting.

What is the best type of siding?

Your home style, neighborhood, desired effect, and your budget determine the best solution for you.

How long does it take to side my home?

It normally takes one to two weeks to side your home. A lot of details have to be done to give your house a pleasing look.

How much does it cost for siding?

Because we offer siding at a number of price points to fit any need and any budget, and because every home and siding job is unique, there is no way to answer this question. The best thing to do is invite a sales representative into your home so he can measure it accurately and discuss other needs you may have.

Visit our commercial siding and residential siding page for more information.

Window Installations FAQs

What is a window replacement?

A replacement window is a window that’s custom built to fit within the opening of an existing window. It’s built to fit precisely and can be installed without disturbing the interior and exterior areas around the window.

How can i tell if i need new windows?

  • Difficult to open or close
  • Drafty, with air leaking through or around the window
  • Excessive condensation on the inside of the window panes
  • Windows rattle in the wind
  • Paint chipping or peeling
  • High utility bills
  • House is always -too hot in summer or too cold in winter

Will windows really pay for themselves?

If you select high-quality, energy-efficient windows, your windows will “pay back” your investment in savings. Shortly after you will realize with lower cooling and heating bills. Well-built windows developed with the last technology have been proven to lower home energy consumption.

Is there a specific time of year to replace windows?

They can be replaced at any time. Your house is never open for very long. If you chose a good company they should seal as they are going.

How much will my window replacement cost?

The exact cost of a window installation will depend on the kind of window you purchase and the type of installation needed.

Visit our commercial window and residential window page for more information.

Call the team at xtreme
Quad Cities & Surrounding

(309) 558-0360

Monday-Friday 9am-3pm

Our Reviews

Xtreme Xteriors, Inc.

What a wonderful company to have roof my house. Amber and Jennifer were very helpful working around my schedule to book an appointment. Chuck was very informative with the entire process. His roofing crew was fast and cleaned up everything when they were done. Highly recommend them to people looking for a new roof.

Brian H.

Contractor Services

  • Commercial Roof Repairs
  • Roof Replacement
  • Maintenance
  • Siding
  • Windows
  • Residential Roof Repair
  • Replacement
  • Gutters
  • Siding
  • Windows
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