Can You Extend the Life of Your Roof?

Homeowners want to keep expenses down, and when we buy things, we want them to last. Roof included! So how can you extend the life of your roof? There are some ways, but there are also some environmental factors that just can’t be avoided. Let’s see what we can do to help extend the life of your roof.

Extend the Life of Your Roof

Nothing lasts forever, not even a roof. But a high quality roof can last a long time. Be sure that when you are shopping around for a new roof installation, you carefully look through your options and choose the best for your home and your budget, and pick a new roof that is going to last you a long time.

Installation matters when talking about the life of your roof. All roofing contractors are not alike, and we recommend that you pre-qualify roofing contractors to get the job done right the first time and to provide continued service throughout the life of your roof.

One of the most important things you can do to ensure that your roof lasts as long as it should, is to have it maintained! At least twice a year. Especially in our area here in Sarasota and Bradenton. Even more so if you live right on the water, or have trees hanging over your roof.

Additionally, if there are problems with your roof, repair them as soon as possible! Repairing leaks promptly can help to save the integrity of the roof.  The longer they’re left unattended, the more severe they can become.

Pest control is another important factor to consider when you’re thinking about the longevity of your roof. Whether it is rodents or termites, both can be hazardous to your roof. Professional inspections should be performed on a regular basis to be sure your home is not being invaded by any type of pest.

Kirkey Roofing is proud to have been serving both Sarasota and Manatee Counties for 70 years. Contact us for special offers today.

 

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