WHY IS A ROOF SO IMPORTANT?
Your roof protects your family and home from the outside elements. A healthy roof guards you against rain, hail, ice, and debris. A roof that needs repairs can get leaks which result in mold and mildew. Never underestimate a small leak and how much damage it can do to your home.
Potential buyers judge a book by its cover, also known as curb appeal. Roof repairs, maintenance or re-roofs show that your take care of your home. This translates as a cost that a potential buyer will not have upon purchasing your home…. also possibly a higher sale price!
A healthy roof provides proper ventilation that can keep your home comfortable. Your home will stay cooler or warmer depending on the season. That translates to lower energy bills each month! Who doesn’t want that? We always include vents in our proposals!
DO I NEED A RE-ROOF IN SONOMA COUNTY?
Does my roof need to be replaced or maybe just maintenance? Here are some signs to help you discover that you need to fully replace your roof:
The shingle – If the shingles look damaged, are missing, or you can see reflective glass when looking at the roof – it is time to replace your roof. When shingles appear glassy, cracks, or lose granules, your home is at risk from the elements.
Light – If you see light through your roof from your attic – there are holes in your roof. Call Guardian Roofing immediately.
Stains – This can be damage by algae and moss. Algae and moss damage shingles may lead to water damage.
Age – Older asphalt roofs last typically 20 years. Towards the end of this 20-year run, you may start to experience wear and tear. It is important to have maintenance done during the life of your roof to stay informed on the state of your roof.