“We never miss the water till…” Many homeowners’ experiences with their roofing system can be compared to that old proverb. It’s only when there is a problem that it suddenly occurs to them just how important their roof is.
Say, for example, there is a leak stain on the ceiling. In such a situation, the damage is already done. It is in your best interest to ensure that your roof is in proper working condition at all times. One way to do this is through roof inspection and repair.
One common dilemma you may have when it comes to roof repair is whether it has to be done by professionals. Why not do it yourself and save the bucks? Read this post to help you decide whether you want a DIY roof repair:
ASK THE EXPERT: “WHY CAN’T I DO THIS ROOF REPAIR MYSELF?”
From time to time, we meet with a homeowner about a roof repair or smaller project, and they mention they are deciding between hiring a professional and doing the work themselves. While there are many things homeowners can and should do themselves, I believe roofing and gutters are not the place for DIY.
Climbing Ladders Is a Serious Safety Risk
Let me explain – one of the most dangerous things anyone can do is climb a ladder. Did you know that falls remain a leading cause of injury mortality nationwide? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 43% of fatal falls involve a ladder. Read more at Roofing & More Inc…
As a homeowner, it is important to distinguish between when you can do something for yourself and when you need to call in the experts.
You need to have several skills to ensure your roof is in prime condition. One of them is the ability to tell that there is a problem as early as possible, as described in the next post:
Signs That Your Residential Roof Needs Immediate Repair
As a homeowner, chances are you’re extremely busy and have a lengthy honey to-do list to accomplish. It’s understandable. But even when busy, it’s important not to forego proper roof maintenance and a thorough cleaning. Most homeowners figure they require a new roof or immediate repairs only when a leak occurs. This isn’t always the case, though. A leak could be the result of various roofing problems. There are a few signs to watch for.
First and foremost, the age of your roof will play a vital role in determining the amount and severity of repairs required. Most roofing experts agree that a typical residential roof should last between 20 and 25 years. Read more at Peak Roofing Systems…
In many cases, the damage on the roof is too extensive and requires an entire replacement simply because of procrastination. Simply being prompt about addressing your roofing issues can save you a lot of money.
It is a fact that not all roofing contractors are qualified enough to handle your roof. With summer and its possibility of storms, you really need to have a good team on your emergency dial list. Here’s how to tell if your roofer is cut for the job:
Can Your Roofer Handle Storm Damage? How To Tell
In an instant, heavy downpours, wind-driven storms and/or hail can rip roofs apart. All types of roofs are vulnerable to storm damage. Choosing a roofer for storm damage repair of your Savannah home is an extremely important decision. After all, not all roofing companies have the experience or equipment to respond quickly to roof repair emergencies. Keep reading to learn the credentials your roofing contractor should offer to guarantee a job well done in a pinch.
24-Hour Emergency Help Desk
Emergency storm damage may occur without warning at any time of day or night. Read more at Tricounty Roofing…
If you are in need of expert services from an expert roofing contractor, look no further than Roof.net. Our company has won 12 National Awards including the Best of the Best 2016 National Award Winner. You are sure to have all your roof repair and emergency roofing services properly taken care of. We serve residential areas in Dulles VA and all areas of Northern Virginia. Call us today!