While everyone with a home has a roof, there are still plenty of myths about roofing that homeowners just don’t understand. Whether it’s misunderstanding why a repair needs to be performed or latching onto inaccurate information about roof maintenance, today we are breaking down 5 common myths about roofing.
You Only Need One
Nothing lasts forever, and roofs are no exception. Even if you use the best possible slate, shingles, or roofing tile that has been installed by the best in the business, you will still need to invest in maintenance, repairs, and eventually a replacement.
Roof Replacement Takes Too Long
The good news about needing a roof replacement eventually is that they don’t take very long! If you use professional roofing contractors, like Blair Construction, you won’t need to worry about the process taking too long. A group of skilled professionals can complete the entire roof replacement process in a few days.
You Should Repair Instead of Replacing
At some point, just like with an automobile or any other significant investment, it is much more cost-effective to make a large investment in a replacement instead of numerous smaller investments in repairs. Repairs for roofs are often cost-effective in the short term, but lead to many more costly problems down the road. Since the roof over your head is an important part of your home (to say the least!), you should never cut corners when it comes to keeping it in good condition.
Your Homeowner’s Insurance Will Get Canceled if You Replace the Roof
This is another common roofing myth that does a great deal of damage. Most states have laws specifically preventing insurance companies from being able to cancel or deny coverage as a result of a roof replacement.
A Roofing Warranty Covers Everything
This last myth stems from customers who are a little bit too confident in their roofing warranty. Most roofing warranties will only apply to roofs that have been well-maintained. If you’ve been skipping roof maintenance and are due for a replacement as a result, your roofing warranty will not cover a replacement.
Trust Blair Construction for All of Your Roofing Needs!
For a beautiful new roof or new bathroom flooring planned and installed by professionals you can trust, contact Blair Construction. We have been serving our valued Maryland customers for almost thirty years and look forward to giving your roof the care it needs for years to come. Contact us online or give us a call at (410) 729-0777 to get a free in-home estimate. To see examples of our work and get updates on what we are up to, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Houzz.