Your roof makes up a huge part of the investment that is your home. In the long term, regular maintenance and repairs to your roof will pay off financially. Jobs for your maintenance list will include checking for damage after any storms, replacing cracked and broken shingles or tiles, and having your roof resealed as and when it needs it.
You should also allow your gutters do their job by regularly clearing out leaves and debris. This fairly simple job can prevent major damage as a result of water overflowing and running down your walls or through your ceiling.Maintenance also involves having your flashing checked for corrosion, and having the seals checked to ensure that they're intact.
A well maintained roof is vital to the health of your home. As people say when all else is going wrong - ‘at least I have a roof over my head’. To keep your roof where it should be - over your head - it should be checked regularly and maintained as required.
A failing roof needn't be the end of a home. Roof restoration or repair can bring new life to most houses. Find out more about how different types of roofs are restored.
From time to time, a shingle roof will need to be re-laid. Find out what's involved, and who should do this work.
Getting your roof sealed has many advantages - the first and most obvious of which is that it effectively becomes completely waterproof. Learn more about roof sealing and resealing.