Cracked roof tiles, cracked mortar beds, poor roof flashing, rusted roof sheeting and delaminated tiles are just a few of the problems that many people have with their roof. These problems can lead to leaks into your roof space, causing serious leaks into your home.
If you are selling your home and the Purchaser carries out a building inspection, the roof is one of the areas that will be reported on. If you have cracked or broken tiles, cracked mortar beds or areas of flashing that are in poor condition then it is advisable to repair these defects prior to listing your home. If these faults are found by a Purchaser they may try to negotiate a reduction in the Purchase price, however in most cases it would be more cost effective for these items to have been repaired by you prior to listing your property.
If you have purchased a home it is a good idea to get an inspection of the roof, if you haven’t already done so. If you need this area inspected you should contract a reputable building inspector carry out a roof inspection. Property Care Connect can connect you with an inspection specialist in your area. If defects are found to your roof it is highly advisable to have these defects repaired in a timely manner as these defects can lead to major damage within your home if not repaired. A licensed roofing specialist should be contracted to repair all defects to your roof to avoid further damage being caused. It is advisable to seek advice and quotes from 2-3 roofing specialists in order to ensure you compare quotes and areas of expertise.
If you are looking to improve the look of your home, replacing your roof tiles or roof sheeting can offer high impact. Ensure that you seek the advice of a professional roofing specialist to advise you of the best solution for your home. There are several factors such as roof pitch and style that may determine what materials will work best on your roof and a specialist roofer is the best person to advise on these details. With many options, such as terracotta tiles, roof sheeting and low profile roofing it is important to know all of your options before making a decision.
Property Care Connect can connect you with Roofing Specialists that service your area.