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Mount Laurel Roofing contractorLiving in South Jersey you know it gets really cold in the winter and hot in the summer often dictating how you maintain your house. If its dry for a long period of time you make sure your flowers are getting enough water, your grass is cut and there nothing out of place on your lawn. Some might do this because they dont want their neighbor's house to look better than theirs and some might do it to make their house look the best it can be. Either way, while you are taking care of the things you can see, Mount Laurel roofing contractors are noticing homeowners are overlooking the first line of defense which is your roof.
Unfortunately, If you own a home long enough you will eventually experience roof damage. Since it gets overlook you may think it will last forever. Bad news, you can expect to get about 15-20 years out of a roof if its maintained and no major damage has occurred throughout its lifespan. Depending on where you live, your home will experience wear and tear faster purely based on your location. For instance, if you live in an area that gets a lot of snow and hail you need to make sure you are getting your annual roof inspections as you are more susceptible to roof damage.
You may be thinking what is hail damage and how does it hurt my roof? Most people might look at hail as an extension of snow and may think its slightly harder than snowflakes. The thing you need to keep in mind when it comes to hail is that it comes in many sizes. You wouldn't think of something the size of a quarter able to cause any damage, but when your hundreds of quarter-sized hail hitting your roof from high altitudes, it will lead to roof damage as it compromises your shingles over time making it hard to stand up to weather condition. Now thats just quarter-sized hail, but you can experience golf ball or baseball sized hail as well. This is where you hear of car windows being blown out and car roofs being damaged. Needless to say, if you hear the word hail you shouldn't take it lightly.
Now, if you are thinking your roof is about 10 years old and you cant remember having a single roof inspection you need to call your local roofer ASAP; not now but RIGHT NOW! I dont have to tell you the risks of living in a house that is unsafe especially if your area sees hail.
If you are in or near major cities there are a lot of roofing companies to choose from that all claim to be the best. Also, there are a lot that is out to just take your money and run. These days with the help of the internet you can do your due diligence by checking google reviews, Better Business Bureau, social media channels and of course word of mouth. Not to blow our own horn, but Goralski Roofing has been making home safe since the 50s and we treat each home like our own. Schedule your roof inspection today and put your fears behind you.