Whether your roof is old or has experienced damage that led to leaks, it might be time for you to hire an expert roofer. Doing so ensures your roof gets the best service it needs. More importantly, you get to learn if replacing it is the best course of action for your chosen roofers.
Roofing technicians first perform a thorough inspection on the roofing system. They will check areas that are deemed problematic. A roof replacement may be necessary if there is considerable damage to these parts that simple repairs cannot correct.
Shingles are constantly battered by the elements, resulting in their faster deterioration. Replacing them may be necessary if roofers are able to detect any curling and buckling. It could mean they are past their service life or that the roof is defective.
This is the lower part of the roof that covers the eaves and where the rain gutters are placed. Failing to remove debris from the gutters may result in the fascia acquiring rot and mold. These could then spread to the eaves and into the insides of the roofing system. This presents a bigger problem for the roof that can only be remedied through replacement.
The function of this important roof component is to provide a watertight seal on areas where water may penetrate into the innermost layers. Areas where flashings can be found, like valleys and chimneys, must be carefully inspected first prior to other roof components. A replacement is plausible if the material used to seal them is no longer holding up to moisture or if it’s found to be incorrectly installed.
For your roof to further protect your home from the elements, consult a reputable roofing contractor like Howard Roofing and Home Improvements. We will inspect it thoroughly and determine if it needs repair or replacement. Give us a call at (636) 296-1057 or fill out our contact form so we can talk about your roofing needs. We serve residents of St. Charles, MO.