Camden gets about 51 inches of rain a year, more than the national average. This means that regularly maintaining the roof of your home or business is extremely important. A good roof will keep the water out of your building and keep it standing for years to come. However, a roof that isn’t properly maintained can let rain water seep in, and cause massive damage over the long run.
The Importance of Maintenance
Having your roof regularly inspected and maintained by professionals is the best thing you can do to extend the service life of your roof. It’s a common fact that a roof that is properly maintained lasts twice as long as a roof that wasn’t. This means that regularly maintaining your roof is cheaper in the long run since you don’t have to replace your roof as often. If a roof isn’t maintained then it can lead to expensive damage to the building.
A roof that isn’t maintained can allow rain and snow to seep into the interior of the building. This water will then either collect on the floors or ceiling and get sucked up by the wooden infrastructure like floor joists and framing. If this water damage isn’t detected early on, it can slowly begin to rot the wood holding your home or business up. This call leads to a structurally unsound building that can give way at any moment. At the very least, it can lead to a weakened roof which you will have to replace sooner rather than later.
If your roof is old, then this becomes much more likely. As a roof ages shingles start to degrade and it becomes easier for rain and the wind to tear them away from your roof. With missing shingles, it’s much easier for moisture to enter the building, and the damage could become even more extensive. And it’s not only rain that can cause damage. Even high heat from the sun can weaken your shingles and cause them to bend and warp, making them protect less of your roof.
And if you’re counting on a home warranty to replace the roof for you, then you might be in for a surprise. Most warranties will only pay for the replacement of a roof if the homeowner or business owner can show the roof was properly maintained. If the homeowner can’t then the warranty becomes void, and you’re stuck with a big bill for a new roof. Hundreds of homeowners and business owners have been blindsided by this. Then let yourself become on of them and hire a professional roofing company to do regular inspections.
What We Can Do For You
We at Beneficial Roofing are happy to serve the Camden community by providing regular roof inspections for both residential and commercial buildings. Our service is quick and friendly, and we can check your roof regularly to make sure it doesn’t need any major repairs. If your roof is only slightly damaged, we can repair it at minimal cost to make sure it doesn’t get any worse. That’s our promise to you, our customer.
It’s recommended that you have your roof inspected at least twice a year in order to keep it in good condition. In places like Camden that experience regular rainfall throughout the year, inspections should take place before and after the biggest months for rain. Camden experiences the heaviest rain from around November to mid-May. That way it’s easy to see if your roof is allowing any water in and if so, to fix the problem. It also allows us to make sure your roof is ready for the rains to come.
When we inspect a roof, we look at the overall appearance both inside and out. We make sure to do a thorough inspection so you can have peace of mind. We look for cracks in the shingles as well as leaks. We also look at the condition of drains, gutters, chimneys, and vents to make sure everything is working properly.
call us today, so we can start offering you security and peace when it comes to your roof, and come up with solutions for you that meet your needs.