20 Jul Are Roof Inspections Really Necessary?
Regular roof inspections are a good way to spot problems early and fix them before they become worse. It’s much easier and more cost-effective to address roof problems before they become serious. It is much more difficult and costly to repair a roof problem that is not discovered early. Roofing jobs can be expensive. It is important to have your roof inspected regularly to prevent hidden problems from developing.
Perform roof inspections at the best time to extend the life expectancy of your roof. A well-timed roof inspection will almost always increase the roof’s lifespan. Neglecting to address these problems will cause your roof to last a lot less time.
For a roof to last a long time, it is important to maintain it regularly. Without regular roof inspections, maintenance is impossible. The roof’s life expectancy can be severely reduced if it is not maintained. Roof maintenance is important because it allows for corrective maintenance that will protect and preserve your roof from any damage.
These are just a few of the many problems roof inspections could uncover.
- Loss of shingles or missing shingles
- Need to repair raised nails
- Bent/ damaged shingles
- Leakage of caulk
- Broken tiles
- Corrosion (for metal roofs).
- Dry rot and warping of wood components
- Broken skylights, damaged chimneys and clogged gutters
- Water leakage and stains
- Damages to flashpoints.
Roof Inspection And Safety
For your safety, professional roof inspections are essential. Professionals perform roof inspections. Do not attempt to climb onto the roof by yourself.
Each year, about 30 roofers die from falls. This is twice as many deaths in the construction industry. Roofing is therefore twice as hazardous as the most dangerous industry.
DIY is not a good idea for roofing. Think about it. It is a frightening thought that professionals roofers can be injured and killed at such an alarming rate.
To keep your property in great condition, your roofer will take serious risks. Another important fact about professional roofing inspection is that it gets very little attention.
Faster Claim Approval
A roof inspection can help you win your insurance claim. Roofers can provide a report and assist you in the claims process to ensure you receive your benefits quickly.
How Many Roof Inspections Per Year?
To be safe, you need to have at least two roof inspections per year. You should also have your roof inspected after a severe storm or other bad weather, such as heavy rain.
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