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3 Reasons Why Your Roof Needs (At Least) Annual Maintenance Checks

3 Reasons Why Your Roof Needs (At Least) Annual Maintenance Checks


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Does your roof need annual maintenance checks?

New roof or old, getting up there to inspect your roof is an important practice you should be doing at least once every year, but we’ll give you bonus points if you do it more frequently. Staying on top of roof maintenance is important for so many reasons, but we’ll break it down to the top three. 

  1. Prevention – Keeping a close eye on your roof allows you to catch problems early and put a stop to them before they snowball into much more serious – and expensive! – problems. Fixing small cracks or leaks is relatively easy and cheap. Replacing your whole roof or dealing with water damage in your attic or on your ceiling? That’s a much bigger deal.
  2. Longevity – Roof maintenance is one of the best ways to prolong the life of your roof. When you take care of your roof, it will take care of you. Doing what you can to extend the lifespan of your roof also saves you money.
  3. Peace of Mind – Anyone who’s experienced damage to their home knows how stressful the entire process can be. If you could do something to avoid it, you likely would. That’s where maintenance comes in. While you may not be able to avoid storms or other unforeseen disasters, you can do everything you can to put your roof in the strongest position to withstand disasters. And simply knowing your roof is in its best shape is worth a lot.

If you noticed a theme among these three reasons, it’s that ongoing and annual roof maintenance will save you money in the long run. Roofs are big investments. Protecting it will help that investment go farther and enable your roof to keep performing at its best for your entire home and family. 
To schedule a roof inspection or roof maintenance for your Austin home, please get in touch with us at Storm Guard of SW Austin.