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5 Helpful Roof Tips: Maintenance & How to Fix Small Issues

Just as the good old saying “Prevention is better than Cure,” maintenance prevents the need for repairs or replacements. This applies all the various parts of your house. Good and proper maintenance can keep your Sunbury home safe and secure and protect what is most important, your family. It will also save you from spending on bigger problems that might occur along the road. More importantly, it will protect your highest priced financial investment.

Basic maintenance and repairs like replacing the glass of a broken window, redoing the paint, or cleaning your siding may be an easy task to do. But how about roof maintenance and all the works that needs to be done to solve roof problems?

Can you solve them on your own or is it best to contact a credible Sunbury roofing company to do the job? In some cases, it is better to leave the job to the pro to ensure that it will be done properly and within the projected time. Moreover, you prevent making costly mistakes.

Related to that, Facilities.net shared these reminders:

Roofs fail for many reasons; the sad part is that many fail years before they should. The causes of premature roof failure include poor design, poor materials, poor installation, lack of maintenance, natural causes, man-made concerns (e.g., material defects, incorrect or lack of response to roof problems), tenant abuse, change in building use, building component failure due to incompatibility of components, and rooftop traffic by other trades. Proactive roof maintenance can often detect early signs of failing components and allow time to mitigate the concerns and increase the roof’s service life.

Here are 5 simple yet helpful tips that you can follow for your roof’s preventive regular maintenance:

  1. Have a list of common roof problems. Segment what you can repair and what must be entrusted to a professional.
  1. Address small repairs promptly to avoid larger problems from developing. Know the root of small damages like leaks as there may be a major problem causing them.
  1. Understand the maintenance requirements of your home’s cladding. Check cladding regularly for signs of water getting in.
  1. Allot a budget for maintenance from DIY repairs to major job such as repainting.
  2. When you have decided that roof replacement is the best option, ensure that it comes with a comprehensive warranty.

Having made aware of the major problems that may occur, you should have a reliable contractor that you can rely on. Know the roofer’s background to ensure that you’re hiring the most qualified. From among the several roofers in Sunbury, Newman Roofing that can deliver the job right. Contact us today!

By |2017-01-24T21:26:35+00:00August 14th, 2014|Blog, Helpful Tips|Comments Off on 5 Helpful Roof Tips: Maintenance & How to Fix Small Issues

About the Author:

Tim Sistrunk writes for Newman Roofing , a Columbus, Ohio roofing company serving the roof repair and replacement needs of Central Ohio homeowners since 1992.