A leaking roof is a never a good thing. However, it doesn’t necessarily mean a complete roof replacement. How much repair and work needs to be done on your roof depends on the level of damage caused by the leaking. Talking to a us is the best way to know whether only minor repair or a full roof replacement is required.
Leaks can be tough to spot because water wants to find the path of least resistance and can travel for a while before finally showing up through your ceiling. You can try going into your loft or crawl space with a flashlight the next time it rains and try to trace it, but your most accurate answer will come from having a us come out to find it and give you a quote.
Approximately 20 Years. That is the life expectancy of the average roof system.
The life span of a roof system is determined by a number of factors, like: roof system design, building structure, material quality, material suitability, proper installation, periodic maintenance, local climate, and much more. The quality of Materials is especially important because some roof system types such as clay tile, slate and (certain) metal can last longer.
When choosing the materials for a new roof its important to check the warranties on the materials. Most roofing manufacturers offer warranties on their products and you should be wary of any manufacturer that don’t.
Severe weather, direct sun, algae and mildew growth can all be factors in what causes a roof to wear out. Hail stones striking the roof and removing some of the granules are also a problem. Darker colored roofs tend to wear out slightly faster than lighter colored roofs as well.