Different types of roofing systems will have different problems and will, consequently, require different types of roof repair solutions. But regardless of what material your roof is built with or what type of system you have, there are some issues that are common to all kinds of roof.
Uncontrolled rainwater can pose a problem whether you have a commercial flat roof or a residential, steep-sloped roof. It can affect almost any type of roofing although some materials are known to be more prone to water penetration than others. Aside from an effective and durable gutter and downspout system, the only way to prevent leaks and other water issues is with preventive maintenance. Seasonal inspections help contractors spot and diagnose problematic areas as well as provide your roof with some timely solutions.
Trusting your roofing installation to poorly trained companies or individuals can spell all sorts of disaster for your system. To make matters worse, the roof repair needed to address these problems are often cumulatively more expensive than simply having a brand new roof installed instead. Do your due diligence when looking for a contractor. After the project, ask your contractor for a list of requirements that your roof must meet along with other information that can help should their work begin to show early signs of trouble.
There are so many benefits to signing up for a maintenance program that it bears repeating them over and over again. Proper maintenance can prevent future problems and even resolve potential issues before they become bigger and more complicated to fix. It can also add a few years to the effective service life of your roofing, ensuring you get the most value out of your investment. Lastly, it can save you a lot of money on reroofing and repairs.
At BSR, we are your leading provider of residential and commercial roofing and exterior services. Give us a call at (607) 229-1280, or fill out our online contact form to talk to our professionals and request a free estimate today. We serve homeowners in Binghamton and Vestal, NY.