Roof replacement or roof repairs? Options in Charlotte NC

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The decision to have a roof replacement rather than roof repairs is an important one for homeowners in Charlotte, Concord NC and elsewhere, due in part to the investment involved. Because it is your first defense against the elements, you need peak performance from your roofing design, roofing materials, and roofing installation. And you want to be sure you are paying for the service you actually need, and no more.

How do I know if I need to repair my roof?

If your roof leaks consistently, you do not need more evidence that repairs are in order, and can make a call to one of many Charlotte roofing companies without a second thought.  If you see signs of damaged shingles on the ground, or a collection of shingle granules in your gutters or on the ground, you will likely need a rooftop inspection to determine whether the situation requires roof repairs or roof replacement. Because rooftop inspections are dangerous, the best place for most homeowners is on the ground. If, however, you have some roofing experience and feel comfortable up there, you might elect to go up for a look before calling in the experts.  If damaged flashing or vents are found, they may be the problem, and a relatively easy fix. If there are many damaged shingles which cannot be fixed with minor repair work, you will certainly want to have a roofing professional like Advanced Roofing and Exteriors handle roof repairs or replacement before a major weather event causes further damage to the roof or to the interior of your home.

How can I decide if I should repair my roof, or have a roof replacement?

Whether you need a complete roof replacement or simple roof repairs depends on the present condition of your roof, how well your roof design performs its job of shedding water and keeping your property dry, and the age of your shingles or other roofing material. Like most other roofing materials, asphalt shingles have a predictable life span. If your shingles are relatively new and most of your roof is in good shape and performing well, you may get acceptable results with simple roof repairs.

How do you know if repairs will do, or if a roof replacement is required? Ask Charlotte roofing companies you can trust for a professional opinion. Some Charlotte roofing companies do not like to make roof repairs and are likely to recommend a total roof replacement whether or not less expensive roof repairs will suffice. Ask Advanced Roofing and Exteriors in Charlotte for a free estimate on roof repairs or roof replacement. After making a thorough inspection of your roof system, these experienced roofers will give you an honest appraisal and the information you need to make an informed decision about your roof.

For an honest and straightforward assessment of roof replacement versus roof repairs, and for great service on either option, call one of the highest rated Charlotte roofing companies on Angie’s List. You can search the words: Charlotte, repair my roof, or roof replacement; or visit Advanced Roofing and Exteriors and read reviews from satisfied customers. Make arrangements for a representative from Advanced Roofing and Exteriors, serving the Charlotte and Concord NC areas, to inspect your roof and offer an estimate for roof replacement or repair.