RSH Commercial Roofing is a Professional Engineering & Construction Company with 25+ years of experience that specializes in Commercial & Residential Roof Inspections, Repair/Replacement services as well as commercial roofing insurance claims.
Do you think your roof will last as long as others? Is it time to replace yours? A new roof is a significant investment, to be sure. Because of the costs involved, many people put it off. Some people believe that patch jobs will suffice year after year while they avoid the unavoidable. But what happens when the expenditures of not replacing your roof exceed the value of your old roof?
Many homeowners are unaware of the fact that these minor repairs are only patchwork. If the roof is continuously leaking, shingles keep falling off, or other problems go unnoticed, it’s time to call in the professionals. It’s difficult to prevent the damage from spreading. Once your repairs have become routine, we recommend replacing your roof altogether. Repairs after repairs can be time-consuming, stressful, and costly. Let’s take a look at some of these little expenses that may go unnoticed for a long time.
Damage to Interior Wall and Ceiling: The ceiling of the room is the last item it hits before reaching your roof. Water will bubble at this point, leaving water stains and mold across the top surface area. The moisture will travel down your walls, leaving streak marks and damaged drywall in its wake. A broken windowpane is an eyesore and detracts from the appearance of your property. If you want to avoid having your home’s interior renovated, being proactive about replacing your roof is always the best option.
Decay Plywood: Water that has come into the home will sit there day after day if a leak occurs. Things will begin to deteriorate as a result of this. Your roof’s many sheets of plywood are included in this category. When you consider the cost of repairing a roof after it has been damaged, it is easy to understand why many homeowners choose to replace their roofs instead. With every sheet that also needs replacement, the expenses increase. By replacing your roof at the proper time, you may save money. This allows you to purchase only as many sheets of plywood as necessary rather than buying all of them at once.
Prolong Roof Repairs: When shingles are worn out, they begin to crack, curl and break off. Some homeowners try to save money by making minor fixes that occasionally work. How often will you have to pay for a minor repair? Repairs that are done on a regular basis may end up being very costly. It’s sometimes preferable to completely replace the roof before it wears out. When repairs become consistent and expensive, homeowners should think about obtaining estimates for a complete roof replacement. This will save money in the long run by eliminating the worry of having a damaged roof.
Electrical Issues: Water leaking into your ceiling has the potential to damage your electrical throughout the house. Water may harm light fittings, electricity outlets, or even the wiring that connects them all if it gets too much. Calling an electrician to install new wiring may end up being very pricey for any homeowner as a result of all this water.