Is It Time for a New Roof?

by Tim Gorman

Posted on March 14, 2017 at 1:00 PM

A roofer working on a residential home.

If you are experiencing problems with your roof, you may need to call a roofing service to come replace it. Unfortunately, not all roofing issues are obvious so that is why you should get a residential roofing company to come inspect your home twice a year. Though you may think you can fix your roof yourself, a professional roofing contractor can thoroughly inspect the interior and exterior parts of your roof that you may overlook.

It is important that your roof be inspected by a residential roofing contractor because they can decide if it can be repaired or needs to be replaced completely.

Here are some signs that you need to replace your roof:

  • Recurring Damage: If you have already tried to repair your roof a couple times and you are faced with a recurring issue then it may be time to replace. It may cost more to replace but the recurring cost of fixing the damage will add up.
  • Old Age: Another thing to consider is the age of your roof. Depending on the type of roof you have, you may need to consider replacing it with a more sustainable and/or durable roof.
  • Poor Insulation: Loss of insulation may be caused by the age of or damage on your roof. This may cause an unwanted draft in your home.

It is important to maintain the quality of your roof so your roofing costs are manageable. Roof replacement costs may vary so make sure you contact multiple roofing companies to find the right roof estimate.