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Pro Tips with an Ankeny Roofing Professional

Pro Tips with an Ankeny Roofing Professional

You most likely don't need Ankeny Roofing professional to describe to you the value of having a strong, functional roof that is furnished to withstand the inclement weather we face in Iowa. However, what numerous homeowners often neglect to consider is how most minor roofing issues can quickly escalate into much larger (and more costly) problems.

The sound way to get your roof equipped to endure the harsh elements is to schedule a roofing inspection. This will allow an Ankeny Roofer the opportunity to identify and resolve the following and any other common issues before they become worse.

Damage to a Roofs Structure

Typically damage will start out small, but when left undetected these insignificant problems can become much larger over time. What started out as a missing shingle could wind up requiring a whole segment of the roof to be replaced versus what could have been a minor fix by an Ankeny roof repair tech. A roofing inspection will determine if damage has been caused by any of the following:

  • Cracks, holes or leaks
  • Damaged pipe vents or boots
  • Shingles that are rotted, cracking, buckled or warped
  • Broken or missing slate/shingles
  • Flashing that is bent or compromised
  • Damaged or absent chimney caps
  • Aging Components of a Roofing System

Through the months of spring and summer, rooftops get beaten from the elements. Excessive heat & sun, hurricane winds, and torrential downpours can debilitate a portion of the roofs most critical structures. Considering that mostpeople experience the majority of their lives at ground level, it's sometimes challenging to spot these issues with the naked eye. A roofing inspection will enable an Ankeny Roofing Contractor to look for the following:

  • Shingles or slate that is aging and/or weak
  • Caulk that is cracked or split
  • Buckling or blistered shingles
  • Missing or non-flush nails
  • Erosion or rusting on a metal roof

When comparing a full or partial roof replacement over a minor roof repair, scheduling regular inspections is going to be your best and safest option tocare for your home and save money in the long run. Plus, you'll be increasing the energy efficiency and overall market value of your home.

For questions or to make an appointment call Action Roofing and Construction at (515) 202-2173.

Posted by: Admin
February 6, 2019
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