Maintenance is crucial in keeping your roof functional. It can also help extend its lifespan. When the time comes that your roof is already beyond repair, make sure to prepare for its replacement as soon as possible. To ensure your safety and keep your home protected, it’s best not to delay roof replacement.
Delaying roof replacement can lead to the following problems.
Water will find its way into your home if your roof is leaking. Leaks commonly occur when roofing materials lose their protective barrier — for example, when shingle granules wear off or tiles crack. To avoid premature roof replacement due to leaks, repair your roof immediately. Remember that leaks tend to spread quickly and can result in extensive damage.
If your roofing system has become moldy, this could affect your indoor air quality and cause health issues in your family. Depending on the type of mold, you may need to prepare for the cost of roof replacement in addition to mold remediation.
By putting off roof repairs and replacement, you may put your home at greater risk of fire. Most homes rely on electricity from the side of the house or being roof-channeled into the panel box. If water comes into contact with electrical wiring, this could start a fire in your house.
If water finds new ways to enter your home, it will definitely cause more harm than you realize. It could wear down and rot away the structural beams of your home, potentially leading to a roof collapse and jeopardizing the structural integrity of your property.
Don’t delay your roof replacement – contact Crown Roofing LTD to help you plan your project. With over 100 years of experience and thousands of successful roofing projects, we guarantee excellent workmanship. Call us at (604) 370-6288, or complete our convenient online form to request a quote.