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Leaks following heavy rains are the main reason customers call for a roof inspection. However, a new leak in the roof might just be a symptom of a more serious roof problem that, over time, could cause bigger problems such as rotting wood, toxic mold, pipe or wiring corrosion, or wet insulation. Experienced roof inspectors can conduct a full leak investigation to stop further unseen deterioration.
Getting regular roof inspections is important for your house because it can help detect problems early and stop unnecessary further damage to your house. Roof inspectors will be able to find faults in the roof layout and suggest repairs before it may cause moisture damage to your home.
Making the right decisions about your roof ensures your home remains weatherproof for your peace of mind.
Depending on the type of roofing material used, its age may be a good indication of when to replace a roof. When the age of an asphalt shingle roof is 15 years or less, there’s a good chance that it can be repaired if it was originally installed properly.
Replacing shingles due to wind damage or a fallen limb is a relatively easy and inexpensive. Torn or damaged shingles can be removed, and new ones can be slipped in place. The downside is that unless your roof is relatively new and you happen to have saved some spare shingles from the job, your patch job may not match the existing roof. But that is a small price to pay if the repair would extend the life of your current roof for another 10 or 15 years!
If your roof is showing signs of aging and/or has suffered significant storm damage, leaks, or other problems, it may be a good idea to consider replacing it.
Most policies should cover any significant damage to your property that’s been caused by a storm, for example broken roof tiles. Buildings insurance policies usually state that they will cover financial loss caused by storm damage
You must take action as soon as possible when you suffer roof damage from a storm or natural disaster. Making a claim as soon as possible and getting an estimate from a contractor ensures you can start repairs quickly to get back to your everyday life.
As you know, your roof protects your home’s interior. But it also has purposes you might not be aware of that play a critical role in the comfort of your home and even the quality of the air you breathe.
If you’re selling your home in the next five years or so, a new roof can to boost your home’s value. Interested homebuyers care about the age of the roof, because they know that an old roof will leave them on the hook for a replacement very soon.
Most insurance companies offer limited or no coverage on roofs 20 years old or older. If your roof is hitting the 20-year mark, you’ll want to think about replacing it.
Roofing technology also continues to improve and become more energy-efficient. The roof plays a large role in the climate of your home. It helps control how much heat gets in or out through the top of the house. Therefore, replacing your roof can make it easier and more efficient to control the temperature of the house.
Your roof has an important job: keeping moisture out of the home and helping with climate control. Leaks and a buildup of moisture with an aging roof can pose a threat to anyone in the home, particularly if it begins to nurture the growth of mold. Mold can be hazardous to people’s health and impact the quality of the air they breathe.
Roof damage claims can be difficult to process for many policyholders because roof damage is often difficult to accurately assess.
Insurance adjusters may attempt to attribute storm-related roof damage to preexisting factors or routine wear and tear. In some cases, new storm roof damage may exist but remain undetected for long periods due to the claim adjuster’s neglect to thoroughly investigate and evaluate the extent of damage.
Call Planet Roof to help you assess your roof damage for an insurance claim. Most property insurance policies are not designed to cover routine wear and tear of your roof. Instead, policies aim to protect your investment from sudden and unforeseen roof damage. However, insurance providers all too frequently deny claim settlements for roof damage by incorrectly attributing sudden and unforeseen damage to pre-existing conditions or natural degradation.
Regardless of the exact circumstances and condition of your roof, it’s important to contact a roofing expert if you think your roof’s integrity might have been compromised by any of the following typically insured perils:
We understand that getting a new roof can be an investment decision, with the potential payoff being years of protection. We offer financing through significant lenders to help meet your needs and save time securing the needed funds. We finance through 2 of the notable names in the industry, Enhancify & Service Finance.
When you need a new roof, there’s no better place to turn than Planet Roof. We are committed to our customers and their experience with us. We go the extra mile for them to ensure their complete satisfaction.
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