The Importance of Getting a Roof Assessment

A roof serves to cover and protect your home from the elements and it may be the most important aspect of any type of shelter.

Here's some of the reasons why getting a roof assessment is an important task.

 

Identify Roofing Problems Early

While your roof won’t usually have problems, that doesn’t mean that it will never have problems. Unfortunately, most people don’t notice the issues with their roofs and by the time they do it’s already too late.

If you don’t want to be left with a range of expensive repairs, have your roof assessed regularly. A professional assessment will identify, locate and fix any small issues before they turn into big problems. This provides you with complete peace of mind as well as saving you precious time and money.

 

Help Find the Source of a Problem

 Is there a drip coming from your ceiling? Maybe there are water stains all over your walls. Both of these could be a sign of a leaking roof and even small leaks can be big problems.

To locate the source of your leak and prevent problems before they occur, organise for a professional roof assessment by a roofing contractor. This is the best way to ensure that the source of the leak is found and resolved. Leaks could cause serious internal and structural damage so a fast response is always the best course of action.

 

Spotting Signs That You Might Miss

Even the best DIYer may not be able to notice some of the symptoms that show up on their roof. After all, roofing systems are complicated and one problem might just be a symptom of another.

Let’s say, for example, that you took a look on your roof and found a lot of standing water. We know that’s bad because it can lead to deterioration, leaks, rotting and much more.

So you take care of it, you wash your hands and you call it a day.

Except you didn’t think about the bubbles in the pool of water. This may be a sign of trapped moisture within the roof cover, which can lead to more leaks and cause the cover and deck to age prematurely. This will make the roof cover far less effective when faced with something like strong winds. If you didn’t catch the bubbles, you probably didn’t schedule a moisture survey, either.

By turning to a professional roofing supplier, you can ensure that every symptom and sign is checked, no matter how small.

 

Protecting Your Whole Home

A roof inspection isn’t just about your roof; it’s about all the surrounding features too. These include your lightning protection, your skylights, your chimneys and your vents. These areas are susceptible to cracks and other issues too, so it’s a good idea to get them checked over by a professional.

 

Is it time to have a roof assessment completed at your home?

One Stop Roofing knows how to spot and fix problems efficiently and professionally. Call us today for a free quote on your roof inspection in Parramatta, Sutherland Shire or Sydney suburbs.