If you ask a lot of homeowners out there, it has been ages since they last looked at their roof to know what exactly is going on with it. Your roof is one of the essential structures in your home because it protects you from all the harsh effects of the weather. This is why it is necessary every now and then to get a professional to take a serious inspection, especially after a storm has taken place. An expert should be called to inspect your roof after every storm episode. If you live in an area not riddled with consistent storms, however, it is advisable to get your roof checked at least once a year.
Advantages of Getting Your Roof Inspected
- Spotting almost invisible damages: It is very possible to spot large damages on your roof from the ground. You won’t be able to access all damage from the ground, however, and some damages are so little that you can only see them from the rooftop. If you decide to inspect the extent of damage to your roof by yourself, then you’ll need a ladder. After you must have climbed the roof, it will help you discover problems you had no idea were present before.
- Helps spot the smaller issues: After a storm might have occurred, it is understandable for an individual to just assess the big damages and fix those ones while neglecting the less severe issues. This will be a very bad decision, however, because those issues you thought were small could develop into major ones if not addressed immediately. A problem you noticed on your own but decided against telling the experts to reduce a bit of cost could be the reason you change your entire roof tomorrow.
- Assists in insurance claims: Another added advantage of having your roof inspected by professionals after a storm is that it helps get your insurance paid easily. Most insurance companies require photographic evidence of damage before paying out the insurance. During inspection, our team will take photographs and give a detailed summary of all the issues. Our experts also help you do a summary of what the cost will be to fix all the damage. This is also important to note as all the documents are certified professional, and your insurance company will have no choice but to acknowledge it.
- Helps save money in the long run: If you contact professionals immediately after a storm and get your roof fixed immediately, it would save you a bunch of costs down the line, unlike if you kept leaving damages to pile up until you eventually have to change the entire roof which is far more expensive.
Is It Time to Inspect Your Roof?
Storms come in different shapes and frequencies. Inspecting your roof and getting it fixed is essential if you want to avoid serious problems down the line. We at Jancon Exteriors have a host of professionals who can assist in inspecting and providing solutions to all your roofing issues.