Sunday, August 16, 2015
Roofing Decisions: Would You Need a Roofer for Repairs or Replacement?
Does your roof need replacement? How would you know? When you spot some signs of damage on your roof, you’ll be thinking whether you need to call a roofer for repairs or replacement. The seemingly logical basis for decision is the severity of damage. To a great extent, this is correct, since a completely totaled roofing, damaged by a storm for example, screams replacement. In many cases though, the choice is not as obvious. In California areas, like Sunnyvale or Palo Alto, the intense heat of summer gives a slow but steady pounding for a duration of around four months. The roof will show up differently from a “completely totaled” one. With this, it turns out that other than the severity of damage, more factors come into play to determine whether your roof needs replacement or not. To check them, here are some things you can do.