Most Common Reasons For Roof Repair

There are numerous things that can cause your home to need roof repair or even roof replacement. The most common causes of roof damage should be known by every homeowner, so you can go about protecting yourself the best way possible. You should have regular roof inspections done so you can prevent the need for an expensive repair in the future.

The most common cause of roof repairs are leaks and moisture.  This seems like a given, but even though people know this, they don’t take the proper precautions to avoid needing costly repairs in the future. Leaks can come from a multitude of sources, but mostly rain and leaky pipes.  A majority of leaks, somewhere in the high 90%s, are caused near the flashing. This is because there is a natural gap that is artificially covered. Over time nearly all flashing, no matter how well it was installed, will leak.

Lack of proper maintenance is the second most common reason for needing to call for roof repair. A roof is something that is installed, and often times quickly forgotten about until something goes wrong.  Roofs are also expensive, which is another key reason why people often put off repairs for much too long. If homeowners would properly maintain their roofs, a majority of our roof repair jobs wouldn’t exist.

Improper installation and repairs are also a key reason as to why you would need repair. Be sure you are using a quality roofer, no matter how big or small the project is. If you go with the cheapest option, well, you get what you pay for. There are many other reasons as to why people call us for roof repairs, these are only a few. If you would like to know how to best save money in roof repair costs, talk to your local Boynton Beach roofer about the best ways to maintain your roof for the long run.

Michael Gustafson

Michael Gustafson

Gustafson Roofing is a local, family-owned roofing company that has been serving the Boynton Beach, Florida area since 1948. As one of the most experienced roofing contractors in the region, Gustafson Roofing provides a full range of roofing services, from installation of new roofing systems to repairs and maintenance. They are experts in roof replacements, installing various types of roofs, including asphalt shingle, metal, tile, and flat roofs. In addition to reroofing, the company offers roof leak repairs and inspection services to keep clients’ roofs protected. With over 60 years in business, Gustafson Roofing prides itself on quality craftsmanship and customer satisfaction.