After fire damage, storm damage, or wind damage to your home, problems with your roof, like leaks, missing tiles, or missing shingles can lead to further damage and disrepair. In addition to working with an experienced roofing company, there are many factors you can look at to figure out which option is the best fit for your given situation. Continue reading to learn a few situations about your repair or replacement…
Nothing Lasts Forever
If your roof is getting older and is in a state that no amount of repairs will be able to salvage, then a roof replacement is the optimal choice. By doing repairs you are just putting a hold on the real problem of putting off the inevitable. Roofs are not meant to last indefinitely and all roofing system will have to be replaced.
Replacing the entire roof costs more but will make your whole roof stronger and it will likely to do better in the next storm. With a roof replacement the manufacturer of the roofing materials will stand behind their product with a guarantee.
Could There Be Hidden Structural Damage
What you see after a storm damages your roof may just be the tip of the iceberg. The replacing of the entire roof enables you to get down to the roof deck itself and inspect for wood and any other damages that could effect any potential structural damage. In this situation, replacing only the damaged area could be detrimental to your home’s safety.
Pro’s and Con’s for the Replacement or Repair
There are many opinions on whether it is smart to replace or repair a damaged roof. There are pros and cons to each option and only you can decide for yourself which decision your think is best. We have outlined the pros in respect to the multi year warranty to the replacement however the cons to that is it will be more expensive to replace than repair. And another pro for the repair is it is usually fast and easy but the con is a major issue may be overlooked.
The Bottom Line
Find a roofing company that you can trust for replacement and or repairs. Do your research find a good roofing company and have an honest conversation with them. They can steer you towards the facts of your roof situation and help you decide if you need to of repair or replace your roof.
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