4 Ways Your New Roof Can Fail

If you’ve just installed a brand-new roofing system, the last thing in your mind could be a roof failure. Unfortunately roof failures can happen even after maintenance or repairs of just taken place. Here are some of the top ways that you can avoid a roof failure after you’ve just received work on your roof:

Checking Ventilation

Ventilation is very important to keeping your roof intact. If your roofing system doesn’t have efficient ventilation, this will mean that the warm air will not be able to properly push moisture out of your residence. Your attic will never have the chance to cool down and there’s a chance that roofing materials will expand and contract leading to leaks in your roof.

Low Quality Roofing Materials

Going with the lowest bid contractor and using only low-quality roofing materials could often lead to leaks in areas across roof sealant, between shingles and more. Cheap building materials can often result in a roof failure and if you aren’t using the best quality roofing materials you are risking a reduction in the lifespan of your roofing system.

A Less Experienced Contractor

A contractor with that experience may doing improper installations throughout your property. A roofing contractor who doesn’t have a proper certification may risk your roofing structure and could induce failures across your roofing system.

Improper Flashing Technique

The flashing across your roof will protect various areas of your roof including your chimney, exhaust pipes and more. If these items are done improperly there’s a good chance that there will be weak points across your roof with these components. Installing these components improperly will also lead to degradation over time that will form leaks in your roof.

Make sure that you are only using a quality contractor for your roofing. This post was written by Reggie Reed Jr! Reggie is the owner of Reggie Reed Roofing, a Clearwater roofing company. He is a 4th generation roofing contractor. They offer a wide variety of roofing services for Residential homes, apartment complexes, condos, commercial buildings, churches and more.