Roof Maintenance in Columbus, Ohio
So, you have a roof that’s in good shape! That’s great! Did you know that it takes regular maintenance to keep it that way? Instead of taking your in-shape roof for granted, you need to keep your eyes on it and invest in maintaining it properly. This shouldn’t be taken lightly and here at Get-A-Roof.com we embrace maintanence. Preventing further damage to a roof – or preventing damage entirely – is the very best thing you can do to keep the structure underneath in great shape. Allowing a leak or even slight damage to go without fixing will cost you much more down the road. Some studies have shown that not maintaining your roof properly can cut its life expectancy in half! Yikes!
Some of the ways we can assist you in maintaining your roof at Get-A-Roof.com include fixing cracked caulking, removing moss, replacing missing or broken shingles, and much more. Things that may need maintained or fixed on your roof include repairing flashing and loose debris removal.
Now, we’ve heard it before, “but I have a warranty!” A quick read of your roof warranty will explain that it’s only insured if you maintain your roof properly. Commit to inspecting your roof on a regular basis and then hire a professional, like Get-A-Roof.com to come and inspect it for you. Chances are, a professional will notice things you won’t and will work with you to make your investment last longer than ever expected.
Flat Roof Maintenance
A good schedule is to have your roof inspected twice a year. Once before the start the stormy season, and once after. This is the best time to catch issues before they get worse.
What are some things you should be looking at for flat roof maintenance?
Chimneys, skylights, anything that “pops out”
- Drip Edges
- Trees hanging over your roof
Even with your own eyes, you may miss some things that need flat roof maintenance. That’s why it’s so vital to hire professionals to inspect your roof. Thanks to technology some new tests may help determine any areas that need assistance. You may have a professional use an infrared scanner, a nuclear isotopic meter, or an electrical capacitance and resistance meter to determine moisture on a flat roof.