More than any other part of your home, when there are problems with your roofing, they can quickly escalate and cause damage to the rest of your home. That’s why it’s very important to have your roofing repaired as soon as possible after any problems develop. However, most homeowners are not able to identify roofing problems very easily, especially when they’re in the earliest stages of their development, so many roofing problems go untreated until they turn into major issues.
Because homeowners can’t easily see their roof or determine its condition, most don’t get their roofs a second thought until major problems have developed. At Semper Fi Roofing & Exteriors, our Milwaukee roofing contractors recommend that you have a roofing inspection performed at least once every three years. But it’s not uncommon for homeowners to wait much longer between inspections.
Here are a few reasons that roof inspections are an extremely important part of home maintenance:
Determine the Condition of Your Roofing
There are two main purposes of roof inspection:
- To find problems with your roofing as early as possible.
- To gauge the remaining lifespan of your roofing.
Our Milwaukee roofing contractors will inspect every inch of your roofing and make sure that any problems, no matter how small or insignificant they may seems, are found and eradicated before our work is done. Before we repair these problems, we’ll discuss them with you, and we’ll let you know how much longer you can expect your roofing to last before it will need to be replaced.
Take Care of Common Problems
There are a number of problems that can occur with your roofing at any time, but they often go overlooked. Our professionals will look the most common roofing problems and take care of them before they become much more complicated repairs. These problems include:
- Loose, damaged, or missing shingles
- Blistered or curled shingles or tiles
- Shingle granules in rain gutters
- Sagging between rafters or near ridges
- Depressions near vent pipes, clogged drains, or separations in flashing that cause water pooling
- Improper roofing ventilation
- Moisture damage
- And more
Minimize Roof Repair Costs
Roofing inspections in Milwaukee are the best way to save money on future roofing repairs. By taking care of problems with your Milwaukee home’s before they’re able to cause significant damage to your home will mean that you won’t be paying as much to have complicated repairs performed in the future.