Most times, your roof is one of the most expensive components of your home. With that kind of value, you want to be well versed in the ins and outs of your roof and its parts. Let’s go over some roofing FAQs to help you better understand every aspect of your roof!
“A Roof Is Expensive…How Often Should It Be Replaced?”
On average, and depending on the type of materials, a roof needs to be replaced ever 20-30 years.
“Which Roof Covering Is Right For Me?”
Slate-This material is durable, but may require structural support.
Asphalt Shingles– This material is the most popular choice because it is affordable. It is also easy to install!
Wood Shake– This material is extremely high maintenance and requires consistent upkeep and care.
Clay Tile-This low maintenance material requires little upkeep but its weight may require structural support.
Metal– Very lightweight, this material is also extremely durable low maintenance
Architectural Shingles– These are asphalt shingles that mimic the look of other material.
“What Are The Main Causes Of Roof Damage?”
In one word: weather. Rain, condensation, wind, snow/ice, sun damage, moss, and trees are all factors that damage your roof significantly. After a storm, your roof should be inspected immediately to repair any damage that the storm may have caused.
How Important Is Ventilation?
Ventilation is a critical factor when it comes to the life of your roof. Structural airflow is made possible with proper ventilation. Proper ventilation can also decrease your energy costs and increase the life of your roof!
“So, Who Should I Choose To Work On My Roof?”
This one is easy! Choose Chappell Roofing!