Atlanta Roof Replacements
The Role of Mother Earth in Roof Damage
If you live anywhere in the Southeastern United States, especially in states like Georgia, you know that the weather can violently and swiftly change from day to day, week to week, or season to season. Sometimes, even the Seasons are completely off schedule. Tornados in Wintertime, Snow and Ice in Spring, it’s really hard to know how to prepare for the wide variety of extreme weather conditions that Mother Nature throws at us Southerners. So how does a Georgia homeowner or business owner prepare for extreme, fluctuating weather conditions? What is the #1 way to prepare your home or business’s exterior, including your roof, for anything that Mother Nature might throw at it? Honestly, there are several possible answers to this question, though in reality, you really need all these things working together in order to ensure your roof can stay healthy and beautiful for years to come.
1) Start with the best roofing products you can buy.
2) Have the best roofing professionals in your area install your new roof.
3) Make sure they stand behind their craftsmanship.
4) Have periodical assessments performed by a roofing professional.
How Does Father Time Take a Toll on My Roof?
Most experts estimate that an average residential roof made of good materials and quality craftsmanship should give a homeowner around 20-25 years of solid protection from the elements. Several factors are involved in this estimate, like if your present roof was built on top of an existing rooftop, if your roof is properly ventilated, and if you’ve had regular roofing inspections. Even if you’ve been lucky enough to avoid major storm damage over the years, your roof has still been completely exposed to the elements for the entirety of its existence. That means 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, your roof has endured a variety of blazing sun, swirling winds, heavy rains, freezing ice, coldness, hotness, and anything else that occurs in the normal course of a day, your reliable roof has taken the brunt of the exposure. You may not even be able to see the roofing damage that has occurred over time. That’s why we recommend having an expert roofing inspector in your area do a full check-down of your home or business’s roof. Alpha Roofing can help!
How Do I Know If I Need Roof Replacement or Roof Repair?
Missing shingles are usually easy to spot, and curled or buckled shingles also usually stand out, but what if you have a roof valley? What if the materials underneath your shingles, materials that give each square its strength and shape, have been damaged or destroyed? Shingle granules will also roll off over time, and weaken the corresponding shingle. If your roof has some years on it, you’ve encountered major storm damage to your roof, or you have seen other signs of roof damage, call or contact Alpha Roofing immediately! The quicker you catch a roofing problem, the greater your chance for stopping the escalating costs of repair or replacement. Alpha Roofing offers Free Inspections and Free Estimates in your area, so call or contact our roof repair and roof replacement experts today! We can give you a thorough run-down of your roofs current status, what might have caused the problems, and what can be done to correct it.