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Living in South Jersey, you know how cold it gets in the winter and how hot it gets in the summer, which frequently dictates how you maintain your home. If it has been dry for a long time, check sure your flowers are getting adequate water, your grass is trimmed, and nothing is out of place in your yard. Some may do this because they don't want their neighbor's house to look better than theirs, while others may do it to make their house seem its finest. In any case, while you're taking care of the obvious, Mount Laurel roof repair professionals are seeing that homeowners are forgetting the first line of defense, which is their roof.
Roof damage is unavoidable if you own a property for a long enough period of time. Because it is often overlooked, you may believe it will stay forever. The bad news is that you may anticipate a roof to last around 15-20 years if it is well-maintained and no serious damage occurs during that time. Your home will suffer from wear and tear more quickly depending on where you reside. For example, if you live in a region that receives a lot of snow and hail, you should make sure you have your yearly roof inspections since you are more vulnerable to roof damage.
You may be wondering what hail damage is and how it affects my roof. Most people consider hail to be an extension of snow and believe it is somewhat harsher than snowflakes. When it comes to hail, bear in mind that it comes in various sizes. You would not believe that anything the size of a quarter could cause any harm, but when hundreds of quarter-sized hailstones hit your roof from high altitudes, it will cause roof damage because it degrades your shingles over time, making it difficult to withstand weather conditions. That is only quarter-sized hail, but you can also get golf ball or baseball-sized hail. This is where you hear about blown-out vehicle windows and damaged car roofs. Needless to say, if you hear the term hail, do not dismiss it lightly.
If you believe your roof is around ten years old and you can't recall having a single roof inspection, you should contact your local Mount Laurel roofer immediately; not now, but RIGHT NOW! I don't need to warn you about the dangers of living in an insecure house, mainly if your location experiences hail.