How Often Should You Get a Roof Inspected? | Homestyle Roofing

How Often Should You Get a Roof Inspected?

Why Your Roofing Needs Inspecting

Your roofing needs to be inspected from time to time to ensure that it’s safe and that it doesn’t need to be repaired or replaced.

  • Fix  small problems before they cause bigger issues
  • Ensure that your roof is safe
  • Find out if you need to replace your roof
  • Ensure proper maintenance of your roof

The experts at Homestyle Roof Painters offer a variety of services to meet your roofing needs, including doing inspections.

This is a valuable way to protect your home and your family and take care of your house at the same time. How do you know if your roof needs to be inspected? Keep reading for everything you need to know.

Reasons To Get a Roof Inspection

  • There Has Been a Big Storm

A simple rainstorm won’t necessitate a roof inspection, but a violent storm might. If there has recently been a lot of rain or other extreme weather, your roof could be damaged and you don’t know yet. Letting it go could result in more damage and leaks in your home. We can assess for damage and repair or replace parts that broken or missing so your roof is restored to its old condition.

  • You have a leak

If you have exhausted all other options, the leak is probably in the roof. Our leak detection service can identify the source of the leak.

  • You Need to File an Insurance Claim

If you need to file an insurance claim due to hail, rain or other damage, you will need to have your roof inspected beforehand. This process creates a detailed picture of what’s wrong with your roof so your insurance company can calculate the money owed to you for the claim. You can then use that money and we’ll replace or repair your roof quickly and efficiently.

  • You Want to Increase the Value of Your Home

A new roof can dramatically increase the value of your house, which is great if you plan to sell anytime in the next couple of years. At the same time, a new roof increases the curb appeal of your house and makes it more attractive for your own enjoyment or to attract future buyers.

Give Homestyle Roof Painters a call today to arrange an inspection. We can then help you decide what your next steps are.

How Long Does A Roof Inspection Take?

On average a roof inspection takes around 30-40mins.

How Often Should You Get a Roof Inspected?

General guidelines suggest that your roof needs an inspection every 3-5 years depending on the type of roof you have. 

To keep small problems at bay, our experts recommend having your roof inspected more often than that.

If it’s been longer than that, it’s time to give us a call so we can come look at it.

This routine maintenance is a good way to save money on costly repairs that are a result of neglect.

It doesn’t take long to do a roof inspection and you will get some valuable information about your roof in the process.

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