Your roof protects everything inside your home. A problem with a roof quickly leads to a problem with your insulation, sheetrock, paint, electrical, flooring, etc. Most Louisville, KY homeowners postpone a roof repair or replacement as long as they can because of the cost and disruption involved. However, procrastinating, waiting, and ignoring small problems only creates bigger problems later.
Abrams Roofing works with Louisville, KY homeowners to make sure your roof is protected through wind, rain, and hail. Whether you need a checkup, simple roof repair, or full replacement, we help each customer to decide what is the best choice for their home, family, and finances.
When To Repair vs. Replace Your Roof
Most roof repairs are similar in nature (missing shingles, leaking pipe flashings, chimney flashing, ice dams), and they are due from the same types of problems (age, rain, hail, wind, ice). The national average roof repair cost is less than $1000, while a roof replacement can easily cost 5-10x that amount. But when is a repair a simple DIY job, and when is it time to hire a pro?
The First Step: Inspect
A thorough roof inspection is always the best place to start. We recommend checking on your roof a few times a year, especially after strong storms.
Doing this is very simple, all you need is a pair of binoculars. Inspect your roof thoroughly looking for any of the following: