Accept The Facts: Your Roofs Will Leak at Some Point

It's an unfortunate reality that homeowners in Littleton, CO, as well as the world, should accept. Your roofs are highly likely to suffer from severe leaking and other damages. Truthfully, all asphalt shingle roofs are highly-likely to have damages after ten years of continuous usage. However, you can reduce your roof's leakage possibility through roof maintenance.

Truthfully, roofing maintenance is one of the best ways to save money on your roofs. You'll seem to spend more because you'll always have roofers you can trust in Littleton, CO, inspecting your roof before and after winter. However, because you're not paying for drastic repairs, you're spending less. You're likely spending 10% of your possible repair costs through roofing maintenance services.

Furthermore, roofing maintenance effectively prolongs your roofing material's lifespan and performance. By curing all possible future problems by nipping their bud, you extend your roof's lifespan by an enormous mile. You can save thousands by having regular roofing maintenance.

Lastly, you're guaranteed a roof that can outlast winters and other disastrous weather conditions despite being new or old. Roofers will give a birds-eye-view of your roofing situation, making it easy to evaluate your possible expenses.

AABCO Roofing has an excellent list of processes for proper roofing maintenance. Read more about them below.

Are you paying enough attention to your roof? Roof maintenance is the last item on some homeowners’ list as they only consider the condition of the roof once it has been damaged. Your roof is an investment and like anything you value, it should be prioritized. Regular maintenance can increase the lifespan of your roof and save you money in the long run.

Here we take a look at the maintenance requirements for different types of roofing by asking three questions to help make your roof maintenance more effective.

What Type Of Roof Do I Have?

When it comes to roof maintenance, one size does not fit all. To determine which kind of maintenance your roof requires, it is a good idea to start by identifying the roofing material you have.https://www.youtube.com/embed/NVa4oJIhyaU

Tile Roofs

Tile roofs are available in clay or concrete and are beneficial because of their fire, rain, and high wind resistance. They are considered an investment as they can last up to 50 years with regular maintenance. However, some tiles can be more fragile than other roofing systems as they can break or crack when stepped on.

Asphalt Shingles

Asphalt shingle roofs are the preferred option for many homeowners because of their durability and their price-point. As the name suggests, the roofing makes use of asphalt for waterproofing and is available in organic or fiberglass. When maintained properly, an asphalt shingle roof can last up to 20 years. A basic maintenance requirement is that the shingles are checked regularly to replace or repair pieces that are loose or damaged.

Flat Roofs

Flat roofs are almost completely level and are typically coated with layers of bitumen sheets, a single-ply membrane, or rubber. Flat roofs can last up to 20 years before they need replacement. They should be inspected at least twice a year to prevent everyday wear and tear. During hurricane season in South Florida, flat roofs should be inspected after every storm. (Continued)

If you have yet to find a reliable roofer, you can always count on us at Roper Roofing to help you with everything you need. Contact us today to learn more!

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