This is a good time of year to check your roof
Precipitation in Charlotte is fairly moderate throughout the year. In an average year, the two months with the most precipitation are March and August, with over four inches of rain. April and May, on the other hand, have a good deal less rain. This is part of the reason why, according to Valuepenguin.com, homeowner’s insurance rates in both Charlotte and Concord, NC are lower than the state average. Another part of the reason, of course, is the fact that the state includes the Outer Banks, often victims of hurricanes.
This also means that this is the best possible time of year to inspect your roof and find out if you need a Charlotte roofing company to do any repairs. On a sunny day, go up into your attic and look at your roof from below. If you see sunlight coming in through cracks, that’s an obvious sign of trouble. While you’re there, check your attic for water damage.
Set a ladder against the side of your house and go up to look more closely at your roof (it isn’t necessary to set foot on your roof, and you shouldn’t.) Warped boards and missing shingles are obvious signs of damage. Less obvious signs are shingle granules (the whitish grainy stuff on asphalt shingles) in your rain gutter, and puddles under your roof where a clogged gutter overflowed.
How a Charlotte roofing company can help you
If your roof turns out to be damaged, a Charlotte roofing company can assess the damage, estimate the cost of repair for your insurance provider and work out a maintenance schedule. If your gutters are clogged with fallen leaves, they can clean them out. They can also spot overhanging tree branches that might damage your roof. This company should be open about the cost and how long it will take, should be easy to stay in touch with and should offer free estimates. They should make a point of repairing or replacing your roof with as little damage as possible to your property, and should clean up loose shingles and other debris. Look for a local company that’s been around a long time and has a good reputation in the area.
Charlotte’s best roofing company
Advanced Roofing and Exteriors are the best Charlotte roofing company. They have won the Angie’s List Super Service Award twice. This family-owned company is also a member of the Home Builders Association of Charlotte and an Owens Corning preferred contractor. They’ll give you a free estimate, plan their timeline for work to fit your schedule, and provide all the roofing materials themselves. If you need the services of a roofing company in Charlotte or Concord, NC, call today.
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