For many property owners, every new season means a chance to change their home’s interior design. Some focus too much on their interiors that they forget to maintain their exteriors, particularly their roofing. Shifting weather conditions can be bad for your roof. Thermal shock, snow, rain, and wind can damage your roof and affect its performance.
To avoid costly repairs and replacements, our roofers in Sarasota FL share this action plan you can follow:
Determine Your Risks
Knowing your location’s risks will allow you to prepare for extreme weather conditions appropriately. It will also help you determine the type of roof you need, in case it’s time to replace it. According to the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety, Sarasota is at risk of flood, hurricane, and wildfire. With these dangers, it’s recommended to have a roof that can resist high winds, heavy rain, and fire, such as metal roofs.
Regular inspection ensures that your roof is prepared for the coming the season. As summer and fall often bring extreme weather conditions, think about having your roof checked by a licensed roofer before any of these seasons arrive.
We also recommend scheduling a roof inspection after an extreme weather condition, such as a hurricane or winter storm. When having your roof checked, prepare pertinent information the roofer may ask you, such as the last roof inspection and the findings from that assessment.
Repair or Replace Promptly
Take action on your roof on the first signs of a problem. The longer you put off any repair or replacement, the pricier a roofing work will be later on. When choosing materials, don’t just focus on the price; you should also consider the features and warranties so you can get the best value for your money.
Help your roof withstand shifting weather conditions. Take the proactive approach to roofing maintenance. It’s better to prevent problems, rather than fix roofing damage. As they say, “an ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure.”
For more information on the effects of weather on your roof, and our solutions to weather damage, call our roofers in Sarasota and nearby areas at (941) 270-4770. We at Roofing by Curry are licensed and experienced to handle all your roofing concerns.