Add Years to Your Roofs Lifespan with Regular Repairs

Replacing your home’s roof is one of the biggest expenses that a homeowner will face. Because of the high price tag on roof replacements, it’s important to keep your roof in top shape for as long as possible to improve the cost effectiveness in the long run. While many things factor into the lifespan of your residential roofing system, scheduling repairs as soon as possible is one of the best ways to keep your home in top shape.

At In Awe Roofing, we offer 24/7 Emergency Roof Repairs to keep your home in top shape. Want to know how Roof Repairs can add years to your roof’s lifespan? Keep reading:

How Long Will My Roof Last?

The lifespan of your roof varies quite a bit. A newly installed shingle roof will typically last around 20 years. Certain types of shingles may last longer and other types may have a shorter lifespan – it widely depends on the materials you chose during the roof replacement. When in doubt, always ask your roofing contractor what the lifespan on your shingles is.

What Factors Impact a Roof’s Lifespan?

The type of shingle used for your roof is one of the biggest factors in your roof’s lifespan. The higher the quality of shingle on your roof, the longer it will last. Weather is a common risk factor for roofs since severe storms can bring hail and high winds which cause damage to your roofs and affects the overall lifespan.

Proper installation of your shingles is crucial to ensuring your roof lasts as long as possible. When shingles are installed poorly, it can drastically shorten the lifespan of your roof and require more frequent repairs to keep it in working order. This is why it’s important to do your research on roofing contractors in your area when its time to replace you roof.

Maintenace is another factor in the longevity of your roofing system. A roof that is well maintained, cleaned, inspected regularly and gutters cleaned regularly will last much longer than an unmaintained roof.

Repairs are the Key to a Long Lasting Roof

While roof damage will typically shorten the lifespan of a residential roof, the impact of that damage can be kept to a minimum with a proper roof repair. if a wind storm tears through your neighbourhood, it’s best to have a professional roofing contractor inspect your roof as soon as possible to check for damage and repair it immediately. Roof damage can range from dents in the roofs surface, missing shingles or loose shingles.

If your roof is in need of a repair or you’re looking to have a roof inspection completed after the next big storm, give our team at In Awe Roofing a call. Our Roof Repair experts will schedule an appointment with you to come out and assess your roofing system and provide recommendations to maximize it’s lifespan.