Your roof is probably an area of the home that you don’t think of too often. After all, out of sight, out of mind, right? That’s a mindset that could lead to expensive repair costs both inside and outside of your home! Roof inspections should be done at least once a year to ensure your roof is in good condition and properly protecting your home. If you’ve been skipping your yearly roof inspections, let’s learn about some of the benefits you’ve been missing out on as well!
A properly maintained roof is proven to last longer than a roof that’s installed and ignored until a significant issue arises. Your roof’s expected lifespan depends on the type of roof you have, your local climate, and how well the roof is maintained. Extending the lifespan of your roof means you will have more time before you have to stress about financing a new roof installation.
Since roofs are exposed to the elements, it’s no surprise that damage occurs from time to time. The sooner that damage is detected, the easier it is to repair. Minor damages can turn into a full-blown roof replacement if they’re not identified and fixed in a timely manner. By scheduling a yearly roof inspection, you know that damages on your roof won’t go undetected for too long. Any warning signs of damage can be noted during the inspection and then easily repaired before it becomes a bigger (and more expensive!) issue.
We already discussed damages that could occur to your roof, but do you know what those damages can lead to? Water damage comes in many forms. From shingles that are ruined from moisture trapped underneath to small interior leaks, water can harm your home both inside and out. Water damage that goes undetected puts your home at risk of mold and mildew. Mold inside the house is a major health hazard for your family and pets. Removing that mold is an expensive and lengthy process that no one wants to deal with! By scheduling an annual roof inspection, you’re ensuring that water damage will be caught and corrected early before mold has the time to form.
Contact Oceanside Exteriors to assist with all of your roofing needs! From minor repairs to total roof replacements, we can get your home back on track. Contact our team today by calling us at (207) 310-7659 or by filling out our team’s online contact form! We look forward to assisting you with your roof inspection and repair needs!