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Time to Call a Local Roofing Contractor?

Your roof, it’s one of the most important aspects of your home. It keeps you safe, healthy and is probably the most important key to protecting the value of your investment. So, why does it also tend to be one of the most neglected aspects of the home?

Understandably, re-roofing your house isn’t an inexpensive endeavor, and shopping around to choose the right local roofing contractor can be intimidating. However, neglecting your roof or ignoring a suspected problem can lead to bigger, more expensive problems in the long run. Here is why it’s so important to stay on top of your home’s roof health:

Energy Expenses

Home energy expenses have been steadily creeping up for a number of years. This topic is particularly contentious in Ontario where residential hydro costs have risen by 71% since 2008, compared to the average 34% increase experienced by the rest of Canada(CBC.ca).

If you’re looking to keep home heating and cooling costs low, start by looking into your roof. A healthy reliable roof is well insulated, properly ventilated, and free of leaks. If you’re noticing things like drips in the home, or ice dams along the roofline, there’s a good chance that you need to contact a local roofing contractor.

Curb Appeal

Have you ever encountered a beautiful person with terrible hair? That’s pretty much the same scenario when it comes to your roof. A roof that has curling or missing shingles will always detract from the beauty of all other aspects of the home.

Resale Value

This is definitely a big one, which is why roof replacement is among the most popular pre-sale home renovations. Nobody wants to buy a house with a bad roof. In fact, that is almost always a sure way to get potential buyers to run away screaming. The fact is, buying a house is a big investment, and the last thing most people want is to shell out even more money to fix a bad roof. So, if you’re thinking of selling your home in 2019, now is the time to connect with a local roofing contractor!

 

Personal Health

A leaking roof is not only uncomfortable and inconvenient, but it can also lead to health problems for your family and yourself. That’s because neglected moisture in the home caused by leaks or otherwise can lead to the growth of illness-causing mold and mildew.

Ensure the good health of your home and family. Connect with a local roofing contractor today to discuss repair, replacement, or to learn more about what kind of condition your roof may be in. You can connect with roofers all across Canada by browsing the listing here on eieihome.com.

 

For more information and inspiration about home improvement, be sure to browse our extensive library of articles on home renovation, interior décor, and home maintenance.

 

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