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  • Writer's pictureApril Dacas, VP

Why You Need To Keep Your Roof In Top Condition

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Your roof protects you from harsh elements such as wind, rain, and hail. It is one of the most important aspects of your home, playing a significant role in maintaining your home’s appeal. As such, keeping it in good condition will ensure that you protect your most valuable asset—-your home. The cost of not maintaining and repairing your roof could be significant if you ignore what’s happening up top. Consider these reasons why you need to inspect and maintain your roof regularly.

  1. You’ll be able to prevent damage. Harsh winds, heavy storms, and the sun’s hot rays can all contribute to roof breakdown if it is not maintained regularly. While it’s not expected that you review your roof after every storm, keeping a watchful eye on developments at least seasonally will give you a good idea of what maintenance and repair will be necessary in the coming months.

  2. You’ll be able to add value to your home and property. If you are looking to sell your home in the near future, you’ll need to make the necessary repairs to ensure that you get top dollar for it. A roof that is in top condition is a good selling point as well; it will likely be inspected by a home inspector working on behalf of a potential buyer to determine the home’s actual value. Keep working on regular maintenance and small repairs before they become major liabilities, and your home will be worth more when you go to the closing table.

  3. A well-cared-for roof will save you some money. Repairing and replacing a roof is stressful business. Roof repairs are both expensive and time-consuming, and while everyone has to undergo this at some point in their lifetime, know that minor repairs and regular maintenance will save you money big time as you extend the life of your roof.

  4. Your roof can help to keep your family healthy. Small holes and cracks in your roofing lead to leaks; this leaking will become a serious problem and lead to more serious issues such as mold and mildew growth. Mold and mildew are toxic substances that can cause severe respiratory and other health issues if you allow their growth to permeate your home. Repairing and patching up small leaks before they become big issues will help to keep your whole family healthy and breathing easier.

  5. A well-cared-for roof will last longer. Regular roof maintenance and repair will keep your roof in good working condition for as long as possible. Your roof was not meant to last forever, but proper maintenance and care will extend its life and allow it to function more efficiently than if you were to neglect care.

  6. Strong roofs can help protect the environment. Many states don’t have a protocol for disposing of old roof tiles and shingles. Protecting your roof for as long as possible will reduce your chance of replacement, minimizing landfill usage.

  7. A solid roof gives you peace of mind. Knowing that your roof is strong and well-maintained will give you and your family peace of mind. You’ll never have to worry about leaks that can lead to mold and mildew growth, and you’ll be able to reduce energy costs and protect your home’s overall structure and value. A solid roof makes everyone–homeowners and contractors—happy and confident.

Let’s get you there!

Len’s Roofing professionals are passionate about what they do; they provide customers with top-notch roofing services and products that improve the efficiency and value of your home. You need a roofing company that you can trust, and we provide you with peace of mind that comes with knowing you are well protected. Visit for a roof evaluation or call us at 941-896-7897 to make an appointment.


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