Roof Replacement

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It Time for a New Roof?

While there are a few strong indications that you need a new roof (such as water leakage), you shouldn’t wait until the worst happens to explore your roof replacement options. Instead, take a proactive approach to keep your home in good condition and your family safe. Before damage occurs, you should be aware of the early warning signs that it’s time to replace or restore your roof. In this article, we’ll reveal what to look for and the steps to take if you’ve determined that you’re due for a new roof. Keep reading to learn the signs before it’s too late. Find Out When Your Current Roof Was Installed If you haven’t had the roof replaced since you’ve owned your home, look back at the previous owner’s records or contact them to find out when your existing roof was put up. If it’s been more than 20 years, contact a roofing professional to get a quote for replacing it. Most shingles last about 25 years, so it’s better to get the repair process started while you still have plenty of time. Evaluate the State of Your Roof When you look at your roof, do you see any obvious signs of wear and tear, such as buckling or cracks? While a reasonable amount of wear is to be expected, pervasive damage is typically a good indication that your roof should be inspected by a professional. Depending on the type or extent of the breakage, you may simply need to restore your roof. In more serious cases, a replacement might be in order. Your Home is Getting too Hot During Summer Asphalt [...]

By |2020-01-10T10:08:46+11:00January 10th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on It Time for a New Roof?

WHEN TO KNOW YOUR ROOF NEEDS REPLACING

Roof maintenance often gets put off until it is to late which is never a good idea. It may seem like a massive chore but, it will mean you avoid potentially disastrous consequences that could occur if you leave your roof untended. A leaking roof can cause expensive damage to the contents of your home and, if you can’t demonstrate that you have been looking after your roof, it could potentially effect your content insurance. 6 TIPS FOR ASSESSING YOUR ROOF 1. CHECK FOR SIGNS OF DAMAGE AND WEAR Initially, you can do a quick inspection of your roof from the ground. The following are common signs that your roof needs repairing: If you have tiles, check for missing, broken or cracked tiles Metal roofs are generally more robust than other types, but it is worth checking for any signs of rust or damage.  2. HAVE YOUR ROOF INSPECTED REGULARLY Getting your roof regularly inspected by professional roofing experts takes out any uncertainty about the state of your roof, and whether it needs repairing or replacing. 3. CHECK THE PAPERWORK Your current roof should have a warranty. Check when this warranty runs out and after this time, make sure you have your roof inspected regularly for any signs of damage or irreparable wear.  4. CONSIDER CLIMATIC EVENTS When you are considering how well your roof is faring, look back at any extreme weather events that have happened in the past, e.g. high winds, severe storms, hail, that may have compromised the integrity of the roof. 5. BUILDING INSPECTION REPORT When you purchased your property, you probably had a professional building [...]

By |2020-01-10T10:06:14+11:00January 10th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on WHEN TO KNOW YOUR ROOF NEEDS REPLACING