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  • Writer's pictureApril Dacas, VP

How A New Roof Can Save You Money

Roof Construction

For a homeowner, the thought of having to repair or replace a roof is intimidating. No one wants to spend hundreds of dollars patching up messy leaks, putting on new flashings, or tearing off your roof and then installing a new roof. Many of us perceive those repairs as being too costly, and we put them off as long as possible before doing something about preserving or protecting our most valuable asset--our homes.


Your Roof: An Essential Component Of Your Home

Your roof is actually one of the most essential components of your home. It protects you and your family from the elements, provides energy savings to you, and adds value to your overall home and property. The cost of not maintaining a roof will be far greater in the long run than maintaining a regular repair and upkeep schedule. Worse yet, failing to replace a roof when it’s past its prime could have dire consequences to you and your property. Here are some ways that making that initial investment can actually save you money:


  • Your roof provides shelter and security. A poorly maintained roof will result in first outer, then inner repairs that will sap your time, energy, and finances if not attended to. Issues that need immediate attention include: - Hail and wind damage from recent storms - Cracked shingles - Sagging roofline - Leaks or pools of water on your roof


  • Your roof increases your home’s curb appeal. A new roof increases your home’s curb appeal. Whether you intend to stay in your home for years or if you plan to put it on the market, adding a new roof will add value to your home. Not only will you benefit from this increased curb appeal, but your neighbors will also enjoy the extra boost, as homes across the neighborhood affect each other in terms of value.


  • Speaking of market value…. Your home’s market value will increase as a result of the cosmetic improvements you’ve made to it. Many sellers choose to make cosmetic and structural upgrades prior to selling, and you could stand to gain anywhere from $12,000 to $40,000 on the sale of your home with this smart and savvy addition.

What will a new roof cost me?

While there is no “one-size-fits-all” answer to a cost question, the roofing professionals at Len’s Roofing can assess your home and give you an accurate estimate as to how much a new roof might cost you. Choosing high-quality materials for installation will cost you less in the long run, as you’ll incur fewer repair and replacement issues. Cheaper materials do cost less to install initially, but they will wear down more quickly. You may find yourself in yet another replacement situation much sooner than you would have by cutting corners on roofing materials. Talk to your Len’s Roofing professional about affordable options that fit your home, style, and budget.


Len’s Roofing: Your Trusted Roofing Contractor

With over 30 years of professional sales, quality installation, and top-notch service, Len’s Roofing has all the tools to make your next roofing project run smoothly. From consultation and materials selection to construction and cleanup, we do what it takes to ensure that every roof is expertly installed to your specifications. We aim to please! If you are facing an upcoming roof repair or replacement, we can ease your mind and guide you through the exciting process of improving your home. Visit or call us at 941-896-7897 to set up your appointment today.


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