It is Important to Replace an Old Roof
Roof replacement is important to avoid other problems that can result from an old roof such as leaks, mildew, mold, etc.
- Reduction in effective protection from the elements
One of the most important qualities of a roof is the fact that it protects homeowners and a home’s interior from rain, hail, and snow. If you have an old, worn-down roof, it will not be able to protect as well against weather related events. It will also be increasingly prone to greater strain from ice, snow, and rain collecting and producing additional weight.
- Leaks, and mold
Next, it may be time to replace your roof if you notice excessive leaking in through your ceiling. Cracks and breaks in a roof can lead to leaks which can go straight through the roof into the house or ceiling and lead to even worse problems with the pipes. Also, mold and mildew forming on even the bottom layers of the roof can lead to damages to the inner part of your house as well.
- An old roof brings down the look of your home
You may think no one looks closely at the roof on someone’s house but really it may be more noticeable than you think. An old, worn-down roof can look dull with worn-out or discolored shingles, weak places or sagging supports, and will make the whole house look shabby. Roofing styles have also changed since the roof was first installed, so why not freshen it up a little bit?
- Roof replacement requires little work on the homeowner’s part
When getting a roof replacement, it almost exclusively must be done by professionals. As such, it may be one of the easiest projects for a homeowner. There are set choices presented to you to pick from and the workers do all of it for you. The installation and clean-up is none of your responsibility, and the projects are done quickly when done by the professionals.
Time to replace your roof? For excellent roof replacement and other services contact Excel Fencing and Decking at 410-803-9499