Roofing contractors advise homeowners to do preventive maintenance rather than reactive. While it makes sense to call for emergency repairs upon seeing serious damage (i.e. cracks in the roof, pools of water, etc.), this might be too late to save your roof. You can avoid this by planning ahead and maintaining your roof before problems occur. Learn the benefits of preventive maintenance here.
Quality roof inspection doesn’t just check your roof’s performance. It also tries to find possible problem areas and issues that should be fixed immediately. Whereas reactive roofing can only respond when a problem gets serious, preventive maintenance can stop it from ever happening.
For example, you can see a tiny crack form in your roofing structure. Fixing it now reduces the risk of serious leak damage in a few years. You also reduce the risk of damage occurring more frequently. With a simple roof inspection, you get less work in exchange for more years in service.
Picture this: there is a residence with a roof that’s starting to break down. It has several broken or curling shingles. Meanwhile, the next-door neighbor has only a few shingles missing. Comparing both, they are damaged. However, the first home will most likely cost twice, if not three times as much as the neighbor’s to repair.
A benefit of preventive maintenance is how much money you save. Rather than waiting for an issue to damage your home, you can simply fix it before it gets worse. Roof repair will cost less and will help your home look better.
CQ Construction and Roofing can help you check how much time your roof has left in its service life with our inspection services. We can give you a free estimate and help you spot underlying issues in the structure. Call us at (850) 634-4007 to talk about your roofing needs. You can also get a free estimate for your home in Walton Beach, FL.