Roof Repair & Replacement
Generally speaking, a roof will last between about 15-25 years. The timing as to when you will need a full replacement depends on your individual roof. Some factors that play a part in determining the lifespan of your roof are:
Homeowners frequently have difficulty determining when roof replacement and/or repair is needed. Roofs are usually inaccessible for homeowners, and by the time issues are obvious, there has likely already been some fairly significant damage. For example, to notice a leak, water must be making it through shingles, underlayment, and roof deck, finally getting into your attic, possibly soaking through your ceiling and promoting mold growth and wood rot.
Signs Your Roof May Need Full Replacement
Due to the difficulty of assessing the amount of damage to a roof, a free consultation with a roofing company is often necessary to diagnose a problem and recommend a solution. However, there are some indicators to look out for that can help alert to you that a full repair may be needed. These include:
Many issues may be solved with a repair, rather than a full replacement. To identify problems and solutions to fix your roof, call us and we will send one of our experienced contractors to assess your roof and give you an estimate. Some signs that repair is needed are:
** Please Note: Never climb on your roof to inspect it. Without proper training and safety equipment, this is very dangerous and you could be seriously injured.