01 Nov ROOF RESTORATION AND ITS IMPORTANCE
Over time, every roof will start to show its age.
Roof restoration is the process of cleaning, repairing and replacing existing roof materials with new ones to make it look brand new.
What are signs you need Roof Restoration?
#1 Roof Leaks.
Your first indication that your roof needs restoration will likely be that your roof has frequent leaks. If the interior of your home has been compromised, you may discover dark spots of mold or rot growing on your ceiling, or trails of moisture on your ceiling. These suggest water damage from a roof leak.
#2 Life Expectancy.
Generally, most roofs will last for 20 to 25 years, although this lifespan varies depending on the material used to construct your roof. If your roof has reached the end of its life, restoring your roof once will be less expensive than paying for frequent repairs.
#3 Roof Sagging.
A sagging area in the roof is a sure sign of roof damage. You notice that there is a visible dip in your roof, chances are you have a problem with your roof rafters.
Corrosion, also known as rust, is a strong indication that water is collecting around your roof’s fittings and fasteners. If you detect rust alongside flaking paint and rotting timber, it’s best to have your roof professionally inspected to evaluate the level of damage.
#5 Deteriorating Roof Valleys.
If you notice worn or loose material around the chimney, vents, pipes and other areas where the roof has been penetrated and sealed, this is a sign your roof needs attention as soon as possible.
Other signs include;
#6 Mold, rot or moisture
#7 Deteriorating roof shingles.
#8 Damaged gutters and downpipes.
#9 Cracked or worn roof flashing.
#10 Cracked or broken roof tiles.
The best way to find out the condition of your roof is to get an experienced roof specialist to your premises to make an assessment.
Roof restoration is a preventive method of countering any major problems that could occur in the future. It assists in prolonging your roof life and making your house look beautiful.
Roof cleaning is a way of getting rid of lichen, moss or algae from your roof.
Roof painting is a method of applying a reflective coating to the surface of the roof to help diminish the harmful effects of UV rays and heat, by lowering its absorption into the home. Most roof coatings are also fading and mildew resistant. Plus it generally improves the aesthetic property of the roof.