Knowing When to Repair or Replace Your Roof

5 May

Knowing When to Repair or Replace Your RoofThe roof is one of the most important parts of your house, as it protects your family and belongings from the harsh outdoor elements. Your roof, just like any other part of the house, can begin to deteriorate over time and will occasionally need to be repaired or replaced. But, how can you determine if your roof needs a repair or requires a total overhaul?

When only a small part of your rood is damaged, roof repair can be the solution. Aside from the fact that it’s cheaper, it also prevents you from having to change your entire roofing layout. Only the deteriorated parts can be removed and replaced, and you can do it yourself if you have the right knowledge and skills about roofing.

Roof replacement, although more expensive, is the best choice when an isolated repair cannot fix the problem. You can choose between partial or complete roof replacements. Partial re-roofing can be a good option when only a specific section of the roof is damaged. Complete replacement of the roof, however, will definitely give you the most reliable results because there will be no mismatched areas or risks of leaks where patchwork sealing may have failed.  Ultimately, it will last longer.

Jennifer Fields
Oklahoma City & Edmond Real Estate Agent


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