When you are trying to come to a decision of repair or replace roof, the following items may help. Ask yourself “what will it take to repair my roof?” And then weigh that with the benefits of each option, to repair or replace a roof.
If you detect leaks and water damage it doesn’t mean that roof replacement is automatic. It really comes down to the extent of water damage and roof leaks. How much wood will need to be replaced needs to be answered also, not just the shingles. This is where it is a good idea to call a professional roofing company like Ace Construction & Remodeling.
Your roofing contractor should also clue you into the aesthetics of a roof if it applies in your case. Then when you have determined the extent of roof damage and structural issues, if any, you will take into consideration the age of the roof. How much life of a roof is remaining will help you determine how much you are willing to pay for roof repair instead of replacing a roof.
As we mentioned earlier the type of material can affect the longevity of your roof. And it’s not just a consideration as to when the roof is near the end. But the type of material might impact your repair or replace roof decision. Especially if it is an expensive material. It may cause you to wait as long as possible for replacement.
On the other hand, if the aesthetic impact of your roof and house makes a big difference in the appearance, curb appeal and value of your home, you may find yourself choosing to replace your roof sooner than expected.
But often the roof replacement cost is one of the most influential factors for answering the big question. So, you may need to do some research, and a little math to determine your best choice. Once again, a reputable local roofing company can help you weigh your options.