When homes are located in areas that experience inclement weather, roofing repairs may be needed on a more frequent basis. This may particularly be the case with older roofs that haven’t been regularly inspected, maintained, or repaired as needed. In areas with high winds, storms, and hail, shingle roofs may be more susceptible to damage than roofs made of other types of materials.
How Often Roofs Should Be Inspected
It’s interesting to note that 23% of homeowners only have their roof inspected if they discover a problem. Experts indicate, however, that under normal conditions, roofs need to be inspected one or two times a year. When these homes experience heavy weather conditions, however, roof inspections should occur more frequently.
When Roofs Need Replacing
When homeowners choose or need to replace their roofs, they tend to take several factors into consideration. According to a recent consumer survey, these are the top two factors:
The following post on the neighborhood website caught your attention: Does anyone have any recommendations for someone to do roof repairs? We don’t need a new roof as ours is fairly new, but need someone experienced to fix a problem area. Thanks!
The neighborhood posting caught your attention because you had recently done your own research on replacing your own roof. You feel like right now, more than any other time in your life you are probably as well informed on roofing contractors in the area as any other home owner. Even with that knowledge, however, you are not willing to advice a complete stranger in such a major home improvement decision.
Residential roofing projects are a major investment, and sh