Is Re-Roofing an Asset for Your House?

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Roofing issues are something you are bound to contend with down the road. When you take into consideration the constant exposure to precipitation, wind and scorching sun, it is only a matter of time before degradation occurs. The only thing that will determine the rate at which it happens is the type of supplies used for the construction of the roof. Nonetheless, the deterioration of the roof does not mean that you need to replace the entire structure. Depending on the degree of damage, your specialist can engage in re-roofing instead. If you are contemplating roof repairs or replacement, read on for three reasons why re-roofing will be an asset for your house.

Prolonged durability

Roofing materials will degrade in various ways. One of the most common signs that your roof needs professional attention is missing tiles. If the tiles are in place, then it is crucial to investigate for structural damage, which can manifest as breaking, cracking, warping and so on. Damaged tiles jeopardise the entire integrity of your roofing structure. Thus, there is an increased likelihood of precipitation seeping into your house and causing water damage, mould infestations and so on. When you hire a roofing specialist, they will carry out a thorough investigation to identify how extensive the damage is and establish if re-roofing will remedy the structural issues that have developed. Furthermore, new ties will have a longer lifespan than their old counterparts do, which eliminates the need for a roof replacement.

Revives appeal

The second way that re-roofing will be advantageous to your house is the renewal of your structure's aesthetic. Roofs tend to be the first aspect of your house that will begin to lose its lustre. And while not the entire structure is in full view, the parts of the roof that can be viewed from the ground will detract from the kerb appeal of your residence. Thus, even when your roof has not acquired serious structural damage, the unattractive appearance of the roofing tiles will have an adverse impact on the overall appearance of the house. Re-roofing is a great way of giving your roof, and subsequently your entire house, a face-lift without having to engage in extreme measures. For instance, changing the colour of the tiles improves the visual interest of the roof.

Bolstered value

If you intend to sell your house, you should know that potential buyers tend to steer clear of houses with roofs that seem to be dilapidated. The reason why is that it will mean expensive repairs costs for the prospective homeowner, which will adversely impact their budget. If your roof is old, it is advisable to seek re-roofing services prior to putting the property on the market, as this will ensure you make a profit off of the sale of your house. 

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Ralph's Roofing Blog Hello! My name is Ralph and this is my roofing blog. I first became fascinated with roofing when I was a boy. When my dad was angry at me. I would climb up onto the roof of our house and hide. One afternoon, when I was hiding on the roof, I found myself looking at the tiles and wondering how they fitted together and stayed in place. I decided to spend a couple of months hanging around the local roofing contractors office so I could learn a thing or two. And I did. Although I never became a professional roofer myself, I still remember all of the tips and advice.