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Does the Roof Need Repairs or a Replacement?

The roof is a large part of the foundation of your house, and it greatly affects how the house can withstand a major storm or how hot it will get during seasons like summer. This further highlights the value of carefully evaluating whether the roof can merely be patched, or whether it needs to be completely replaced.

Roof damage can turn out very costly. Water leaks or any gaps in the roof may lead to a host of issues. When you find buckled shingles this is a sign of possible trouble. Having the roof checked during the spring and fall season for detecting any issues is a smart idea. While you’ll still have to pay for the roof inspection, the cost is much cheaper than what you’d expect to spend on a repair. A second opinion has the power to make a big difference and may lead to thousands of dollars in savings.

Be sure to inquire how long the new roof can last when dealing with a roof inspector. It should also be possible for the individual to point out notable signs of deterioration as well as tell you if the roof has a strong propensity to experience leaks. Do the repairs fit to the current roof? Most repairs cannot be seen by the naked eye, however, due to weathering noticeable repairs can prove difficult in matching. Make this a top consideration if you plan on putting the home up for sale soon.

In terms of ensuring the roof inspector is certified and insured, always do your homework. Ask if any guarantees can be made and should you feel it necessary, get a second opinion.

This information is provided by Miami insurance lawyer Alonso & Perez, LLP. Our areas of practice include insurance litigation, foreclosure defense, immigration law, and more. Call 305-676-7545 to speak with one of our attorneys and receive a free consultation We look forward to working with you. Para mas información sobre reclamo de seguro, por favor llamenos.

This information is provided for educational or informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. The information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to substitute for legal advice.