This is a great life rule in general, if you have any doubts, maybe you should get it checked out. Roof replacements will be needed if a roof is damaged beyond repair. We are professionals in the roofing field and will be more than happy to come out and inspect your roof. If a replacement is needed, we can sit down and talk about your needs and options. There is no need to go into this alone when you have E.W. MacDowell Roofing readily available to help you through the process in deciding. A totally damaged roof is not the only reason for a replacement, some customers have requested a roof replacement to achieve a new look for their roof and home. Some want to switch from shingles to tiles. The reasons are all yours, we are just here to help install your new roof.