Some property owners decide to delay roofing work in order to attend to other urgent repairs. It is better to do routine inspections and repair work as soon as it becomes necessary than to wait until it is absolutely essential. Here are the most common problems that can occur if your roof is not replaced.
Water Damage and Flooding
When the roof’s protective barrier starts to wear off, or when tiles start to crack and sheeting begins wearing away, water leaks can occur. Roof leaks require immediate attention. Even a small leak can cause further damage to your roof’s structure, ceiling and more.
Water leaking from your roof will eventually affect your entire home, including its walls, supports and more. Water weight added to the walls can lead to the collapse of the entire structure.
Continued Health Risks
Mildew and mold can quickly grow in your home when water is allowed to enter. The breeding of these spores can cause a number of health problems, including breathing difficulties and headaches.
The cost of your utility bills will increase dramatically
You’ll pay more for electricity if you neglect your roof. Leaks in your roof allow cold air to enter during winter months and summer heat to enter throughout summer. You’ll use unnecessary energy and your heating and cooling system will struggle to maintain the temperature in your home.
Contact us now to avoid letting your roof go into disrepair. Regular roofing inspections and repairs are available from us. Our staff can help you keep your roof free of leaks, and install new roofing materials that are efficient.
This post was written by Reggie Reed! Reggie is a state-certified roofing contractor and co-owner of https://reggiereedroofing.com. He is a 4th generation roofing contractor. RR Roofing offers a wide variety of roofing services for residential homes, apartment complexes, condos, commercial buildings, churches, and more. Reggie enjoys dedicating his spare time to helping underprivileged youth in his community and traveling with his family and friends.