Your roof doesn’t just work to protect your home from the elements. It also ensures indoor comfort for you and your family. There will come a time, however, when your roofing system will get worn out, which can then compromise your home in many ways. Pawcatuck Roofing Co., Inc., your premier roofing contractor in the area, discusses the many factors affecting your roof’s service life.
With improper installation, the whole system can’t do its intended function–even if it has the best design and roofing materials. This means it’s imperative for homeowners to select the best contractor with the necessary experience and expertise.
Another factor that’s as important as roof installation is the roofing material. Despite the higher cost associated with high-quality shingles, they last longer than run-of-the-mill ones. Of course, the lower-quality materials often come cheap and tend to reach the end of their service life at an earlier time.
A proactive approach in terms of roofing repair can help extend the roof’s service life. Like any replacement job, you should work only with a reputable roofing contractor to help address problems at their earliest stages. Doing so helps prevent further issues that may cost you down the line.
Weather can do a number on your roof, affecting its service life a great deal. Exposure to extreme heat notwithstanding, the roof surface also suffers the brunt of snow, ice and wind-driven rain. Regular inspections must be done to identify potential damage caused by the elements and have them fixed as soon as they become apparent.
Take these factors into account to help you become more aware of the state of your roofing system. For your residential and commercial roof replacement and repair needs, trust Pawcatuck Roofing Co. Inc. to deliver. Give us a call at (401) 262-0665. You can also fill out our contact form for a free, in-home consultation. We serve residents of Westerly, RI.