Our goal at PA Home Improvements, your local Roofing Experts is to educate homeowners on how to best protect your New Roof as it is a large investment and an asset that provides curb appeal and value. Unfortunately many typical roofing contractors are only interested in replacing roofs and moving on to the next job as opposed to maximizing the life expectancy of a roof through a Scheduled Roof Maintenance Program. However PA Home Improvements Roofing & Construction is a steadfast roofing contractor that is different from other roofing contractors because we provide benefits and solutions to our customers.
We listened to our customers who inquired about the benefits of our Scheduled Maintenance Program and addressed the following common questions below:
1. My roof is not leaking, why do I need an inspection and maintenance?
Answer: The life of your roof is directly related to how often it is inspected and how rapidly minor problems are identified and repaired. The longer one waits to correct small problems will only eventually lead to much more expensive repairs. Your roof might be leaking and you may not be aware of it for some time. Typically when this occurs, in addition to a leaky roof repair, you should anticipate having to replace water damaged insulation, sheetrock, and sheathing and hope that nothing structurally is compromised. Water damaged building materials are an idyllic environment for mold growth and mold travels quickly and easily in the home. Anyone residing in the home with allergies or asthma could experience health complications. Save the exorbitant expense of having mold remediation performed. Be diligent in protecting your family’s health and investment!
2. What are the benefits of a Scheduled Roof Maintenance?
Answer: It makes financial sense. PA Home Improvements customers are provided a substantial discount by enrolling in our Scheduled Maintenance Program after the new roof is installed. A roof inspected semi-annually can last as much as 50% longer than one that is repaired only when there is a leak. Maintenance with documentation affords you with a written, well documented history of repairs/maintenance, an anticipated life expectancy, and concise budget numbers for imminent expenditures. If one decides to sell their property, they can provide the potential buyer with an excellent track record of upkeep. A home needing a new roof is unfortunately for many real estate transactions a deal breaker due to costs. PA Home Improvements customers who decide to sell their property will be able to produce records to a potential buyer illustrating the roof was properly maintained. It gives you both knowledge and control. It protects your asset and provides value.
3. Why do I require maintenance if I have a warranty?
Answer: The federal government, which is the largest building owner in the United States, found that their average roof lasted less than five years before leakage occurred and less than eight years before replacement. A national roofing association has shown that as many as 35% of roofs do not reach their expectancy due to lack of maintenance. There are several possible causes identified with premature roof failure. Be pro-active and take the necessary steps to protect not just your roof, but your family’s health as your roof plays a vital role in the home health environment.
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