Sometimes a weather front will move through the Orlando area and will bring with it some strong storms. Tropical storms and hurricanes obviously pose a threat to your home’s roof, and the damage can be severe and extensive. Other storms, though, beat up your roof with far less intensity…and far less damage. But the damage is still there.
Many homeowners might be tempted to tackle some of these instances of minor damage themselves. How hard can it be to replace a few shingles? As it turns out, pretty difficult if you don’t know what you’re doing. Although the cost saving might seem attractive, pay attention to these three reasons to leave roof repair to the pros.
Roofing professionals have a lot of experience with many different kinds of roofing issues. Because they have dealt with those problems far more often than the average home owner, they are much better equipped to solve the problem in the most efficient and effective way possible. A DIY effort might eventually stumble onto a reasonable solution, but the pros will get there much sooner and will know how to effect that change well.
Part of the reason that roofing pros can solve the problem more readily than homeowners is that they have access to the right tools. By the time a DIY guy acquires the tools and supplies and learns how to use them properly, he has likely spent a good deal of time and money. Roofing pros are quite familiar with the materials and know exactly what gets used for what and when it gets used.
Combine the best solutions with the right tools and you end up with perhaps the most important reason to leave repairs to the roofing pros: safety. Not many people are regularly up on their home’s roof, let alone with cumbersome tools and equipment. The roofing pros know what they’re doing and know how to keep themselves safe. Allowing them to do what they do instead of attempting a DIY repair will keep you and your home safer.
The roofing pros at JA Edwards of America can repair your home’s roof safely using the best solutions with the right tools. Contact us for your roofing repair needs.