Roofing Repair Huntsville, AL
If you’ve gone through the process of purchasing a new home, you understand that feeling that comes when you have your first issue. Having seen the home be built from a piece of dirt to a beautiful piece of real estate, there’s a bit of an emotional tie, and when you start experiencing these problems it can seriously weigh on you.
On that same note, the feeling will last about 15 seconds and you’ll then become anxiously involved in finding an individual or company like HSV Roofing, to fix the problem. The roofing repair process is surprisingly simple. Assuming of course the individual or company doing it has tool such as
With these types of tools that make life for the roofing guys easy, roofing and siding repair can be done quickly and efficiently.
How long do roofs last on houses?
If you’ve ever asked yourself how long a roof actually lasts on a house, you are not alone. It’s a great question to ask oneself when building a home but also when buying an older home, or when feeling concerned over the current roof on a home you now own.
As is the case with virtually every other possession you have at this moment, it depends on how good the quality is and that depends on how much you paid for it in the first place.
If you have an asphalt roof and you chose that roof because it was the cheapest option when you built your home, don’t be shocked when, after 15 years it decides to stop keeping moisture out. You get what you pay for rings true for every facet of life. The cheapest and “most affordable roof” upfront, typically ends up being the one that will require the most work down the road, but don’t listen to me, I don’t know what I’m talking about. How to Google and ask how long an asphalt roof normally lasts.
You may have or want metal roofing or shingles instead of an asphalt. We are extremely experienced in all of these and promise to use the best roofing material on the market. If you are a business or property owner is search of commercial roofing contractors in Huntsville, look no further. The larger the size of your roof, the better deal you’ll end up getting. If you are looking strictly for roofing costs, fill out our roofing estimate form or call us on any one of our pages and we will be in touch momentarily!
How Do I Know If I Need a New Roof?
Any home related issue can be reason for a lot of stress and uneasiness. If you are like most Americans and your home is your biggest investment, you have a lot of emotion tied in that home whether you like it or not. It’s like being told your baby is ugly, even though it may be true, it’s almost impossible to swallow or accept.
The same goes for home repairs, especially if you saw the home from blueprint all the way to finished product. So how do you know if it’s time?
Let’s start from the most basic signs and work forward. If your current roof, whether metal, wood shingles, asphalt, or tile, looks like it could use a revamping that’s usually the first sign. More often than not when a homeowner (that isn’t a roofer by trade) senses something is wrong, it’s already too late. That’s simply because it’s hard to see those unnoticeable details with an untrained eye. The same way a painter can walk into a house and see if the painting company did a good job or not, is the same way we as roofers can quickly assess the the quality of work your local roofing company performed.
Next, as we just mentioned, the roof age becomes more and more of a factor after a certain amount of years. Here at HSV Roofing we like to error on the side of caution and would recommend regular roofing maintenance checkups after you cross the 15 year mark. Some experts and even roofing companies will advise you that every roof should and will last at least 25 years unless in extreme cases. It’s up to you, but there’s never any downside in being overly cautious with something as important and expensive as your home and your roof in particular.
Another obvious sign that you need some amount of roof repair is a leaking roof. As basic and rudimentary as it sounds, we deal with homeowners every day that despite having a massive leak in their roof, are not convinced it needs to be repaired. Let us make it clear that if you live in a home that has moisture leaking in on any level, you need to get a roofing inspection immediately. Similarly to a tooth that is decayed, if not fixed immediately your simple fix can quickly compound into a very expensive, exhausting, and time consuming fix.