All About Roof Inspections

Posted on Saturday, 24th May 2014

Why Are Roof Inspections So Important?

Keeping a close watch on your roof and having occasional inspections help to ensure that this important component of your house always performs as intended. Roof failure or a roof malfunction can result in leaks and expensive damage to the internal components of a home. In order to maintain your home in the best overall condition possible, it is always essential to give your roof top priority in terms of inspections, maintenance, and repair services.

The Expansion And Contraction Of Roofing Materials Over Time

There are a number of external factors that can cause a roofing system to easily deteriorate over time. Normal wear is certainly a consideration, however, severe weather conditions, such as high winds, can cause tremendous damage to this integral part of your house. Everything from improper roof design to poor construction and inadequate maintenance can further add to a roof becoming faulty or defective. Other things that can easily cause damage to a roof that may go unnoticed include:

These are all natural occurring events that can have a big impact on the overall condition and quality of a commercial roof or residential roof.

Minimize Repairs and Maintenance Expenses

Most importantly, when faults, problems and malfunctions are detected in a roof it is essential that these problems be addressed as quickly as possible. Delaying or postponing repair, maintenance and servicing of a roof can ultimately result in far greater repair and maintenance expenses. Regular inspections are one of the best ways to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to maintaining a roof. It is these inspections performed by professional roofers that can detect problems in the very early stages.

Inspection Involves Both Interior And Exterior Examination

The first sign of deterioration, weakness or defects in a roof should be addressed by a professional roofing contractor and handled accordingly. When specific repairs that are needed are identified and corrected quickly, the useful life and utility of a roof can greatly be extended. A detailed roofing inspection involves both interior and exterior examination of the entire roofing structure. Professionals check for signs of water penetration, structural distress and other related problems. Play it smart by having annual roof inspections.

Contact Gryphon Roofing & Remodeling for the absolute best in Phoenix roofing services and products.

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