Common roofing issues your contractor should know about

One of the most important tasks you have as a homeowner is to ensure you always have a roof over your head. However, the roof is often the most neglected aspects of a home because it is ironically, out of sight. In fact, even if you do inspect it regularly, you may miss out on potential issues that a seasoned professional will not.

However, there are some common issues that you will be able to spot easily such as:

Potential Leaks

The most damage your roof can sustain in Southeast WI is water seepage due to hidden leaks. Broken or curled shingles can let water as can the gaps between the chimney and the roof. The water that comes in can damage your attic, walls, and ceiling. A professional contractor can tell you the complete extent of the damage and how you can prevent more in the future.

Lack of maintenance

You roof should be inspected at least once every year and that too by a professional. In fact, get it inspected after every major storm and get repairs done as soon as possible. There are many things that can go wrong over time and you need to be on top of them. These include holes and mildew that can compromise the structure’s integrity.

Lack of or improper repairs

There are a lot of services out there that do not deliver what they promise. Improper professional repairs are tragic because it means you actually paid for a bad job. The best thing to do to prevent this is to shop around and ask for testimonials before choosing a service. Cutting corners in roof repair and maintenance can cost you more than a new roof would!

JM Remodeling and Construction will not let you down. Just give us a call for a free consultation today.