Keep your Home Safe with Regular Roof Maintenance
The roof on your home protects the inside of the house and your valuable personal possessions. Failure to keep an eye on the condition of your roof and schedule proper roof maintenance can be a very expensive mistake. Most of your roof may be out of sight but never let it be out of your mind. Unless you enjoy wasting your hard earned money, failing to perform proper roof repair prevention will be something you may regret for a long time. The cost benefits of performing regular roofing maintenance in Las Vegas inspections far outweigh the cost of professional roof repair prevention.
Get Regular Roof Inspections in Fall and Spring
Depending on the climate where you live, your roof should be inspected at least twice a year. Since Las Vegas is mostly known for is arid temperatures, it is best to have your roof checked sooner rather than later. If you know what to look for, and have the time, you could in theory climb on the roof yourself. But why take the risk when the cost is quite reasonable to have a roofing maintenance professional do the job for you. The best time of each year to perform these roofing checks is just before a change in the seasons. Most people that understand the cost benefits of roof repair prevention have their roof checked in the fall and in spring. Its better to have your roof checked and an working order before the rain comes, rather than be stuck with a leaky roof oat the bottom of the waiting list along with all the other people who didn’t properly maintain their roofs.
Roof Maintenance Can Save You Money in the Long Run
After each semi-annual preventive maintenance inspection, your roofing professional will give you a report and advise you if there are any small problems to correct. At that time you can ask for a quote on the repair work. Then you can decide to perform the minor preventive repair work. Once your roof reaches ten years in age, you should have a more thorough roof inspection done. This would require inspecting the roof from both the roof top and from inside the house.
You could ask neighbors of friends who have had to completely re-roof their homes due lack of preventative care; simple maintenance and preventative repairs now can greatly extend the life of your roof. On average, a typical roof that is not properly maintained will end up needing replacement every twelve years. Proper maintenance can extend that for at least five years, making the total cost of regular maintenance a real bargain.
For more information on maintaining your roof as we enter the winter, check out the Prestige Roofing blog here.