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  • Writer's pictureNathan Gwinn

Should I Replace My Roof?

The day you find out that your roof has to be replaced is a day that everyone dreads. B

ut what about those occasions when you worried that you had waited too long and had to stay up all night? It's possible that you haven't taken a close look at your roof in quite some time. Regardless of the situation, it is essential to be aware of the most recent time your roof was changed. In this section, we will go over a few signs that it is time to replace your roof, as well as some useful ideas and guidelines for doing so.

According to the findings of one poll, over 36 percent of respondents were making plans to enhance their homes during the next two years. One of the most expensive home upgrades you can do is switching out your old roof with a new one. Before you hand over any money for a new roof, you absolutely must find out how long the old one lasted.

If your roof is covered in shingles, it will be quite easy for you to see if it is failing

and needs to be replaced. If you see any of your shingles curling or falling off, it's possible that it's time to replace them. In a similar vein, if you find granules in your gutter, this might be the root source of the problem.

You will know it is time to replace your roof when it starts to droop in certain areas. As a general rule, this is a sign that there is a problem with the system. It is in everyone's best interest to take care of structural problems as soon as they are discovered, rather than waiting until they get worse and more expensive to fix.

Last but not least, if it has been there for more than 20 years and is covered in shingles, you should perhaps start giving some thought to replacing it. There are a few different aspects that impact how long a roof will endure, but the material that it is made out of is by far the single most important factor. In this piece, we will discuss the lifespan of various roofing materials and provide guidance on how to determine whether or not it is time to replace your roof. Continue reading if you want to learn more.

There are a variety of other aspects that could have a role in determining lifespan. Living in an area that experiences all four seasons or in a climate that is more severe can cut the lifespan of a roof in half. Simply put, the weather causes wear and tear on your roof since it takes the brunt of the battering from precipitation, wind, and other natural forces. This results in the roof being less effective at protecting your home.

The standard of the roofing materials and the craftsmanship with which they are installed both have a role in determining how long a roof will remain in good condition. Maintaining your roof by keeping it clean and clear of debris on a regular basis, as well as repairing any issues that may emerge, can allow it to survive for a longer period of time. If you want your roof to endure as long as possible, you need to have it professionally installed.

Do your family a huge favor and call New Roots Construction. We will perform a free consultation and help you decide what the best roofing decision for your home. 

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