When you own a home you have a lot of responsibility on your hands. You also might have plans for future renovations like a new bathroom or kitchen. Some people buy homes that are absolutely perfect for them when moving in but renovations and repainting are always a fun way of putting your personal touch on a home. When you sign the papers on your new home you’ve had an inspection done and likely are getting a roof that’s got a good 15 to twenty years before it needs repairs. Despite that assurance, you should keep your roof in mind when you inspect your home after moving in. Your average roof has a life span of 20-25 years (sometimes much longer). A roof lifespan is dependent on the materials it was created with. Other factors in your roofs longevity come from what kind of elements it’s experienced while in different owners hands. If you are in a situation where you are uncertain whether you you need roof restoration or replacement you may want to seek professional opinions. Restoration is usually much cheaper than replacement. So, if your roof is having leaks or another issue it may be more budget friendly to get restorations done. Doing so can extend the life of your roof significantly.
Restoration has many benefits, one of which is that it’s a bit more eco-friendly than a full replacement. During a replacement, your former roof will probably end up in a landfill and will sit there for years. However, during restoration, only a few parts of your roof will need fixing which means less waste. Getting your roof inspected can be the difference between a few days spent fixing problem spots and the burden of a catastrophic problem. If you let the problem in your roof worse you could end up footing the bill to remove and replace your entire roof.
To avoid big issues its best that you visibly inspect your roof a few times a year. This means checking for any major damage after a store and on normal days. You should check your addict or ceiling for any water staining and other telltale roof damages signs. If you desire a professional opinion and inspection you can hire a roofer to look at things. It’s best to get your roof inspected every 3 to 5 years depending on the material its made of. Having your roof assessed means that you can solve any issues quickly and have a roof that lasts through the years. Your roof is one of the most expensive assets of your home and it the biggest element keeping you safe from the outside. Make sure you’re taking care of it! If you are having an issue with roof damage or feel your roof needs restoration or replacement get in touch with Bonded Roofing today. We have been in the roofing industry in the Long Beach area for more than 40 years. Give us a call today at (800) 286-2510