WHEN TO REPLACE YOUR ROOF IN WINNIPEG?
The symptoms related to the existing roofing will tell you exactly about the need for new roof. They could be related to constriction, functionality, and the aesthetic parameters. Some of the symptoms are critical, while the others indicate the imminent structural and functional failure in the near future. Give us a call today if you need a new roof in Winnipeg.
You need to check if the repairs or partial replacements can work out in the long run. If not, you can think of installing a new roof for your residential and commercial building. Also, consider the best options which will help in avoiding waste of material and money besides ensuring long term durability.
Leaking roof may not ring the alarm bells for immediate roof replacement. But if the problem persists after umpteenth time of repair, you must consider new roof. You might have tried to fix the damages in the flashing, beams, ridge cap, sloping gutters, shingles, and the other joints. But these methods have simply failed to stop the leaks. You try to fix one problem with the repairs, and the results are multiple problems in the totally unexpected spots. Finally, you decide to stop the repairing attempts and install a new roof.
The repair methods for the wearing shingles may not work effectively, since it is not possible to provide a coating on them. Even if you wish to replace selectively, it may not be possible to determine which shingles have to be replaced. Even if you were to determine the numbers approximately, it is not possible to evaluate the lifespan of the other shingles. Hence, the best option is to install a new roof.
Check if the cracking pattern is restricted to a specific zone or it is spread all over the roofing. Localized cracks can be set right by limited replacement of the shingles. If the pattern is spread all over the roof, it is time for you to install a new roof.
An expert roofer can diagnose the problem and suggest the immediate corrective measures based the realistic and long lasting solutions. In some cases it may be possible to stop the further sagging by reinforcing with the steel beams across the length and width of the deck base. Calculate the cost and ask the expert about the durability of the solution.
Reinforcements with the beams may work for a limited number of years, unless there are no other defects in the roof except the sagging. Otherwise it may lead to other problems with the sheathing, guttering, joints, and the connected roofing parts. So, you can’t take the risk of carrying a sagging roof over your heads for many years. It is the perfect condition which tells you need a new roof.
Algae Infected Shingles
In most of the cases, the algae growth is a progressive phenomenon. It spreads across the length and width of the roofing within a few days. Then it can dampen the entire roofing structure and cause leaks though the walls. So, you can’t replace only the critically damaged shingles and hope to prolong the life of your roof. It is because the effects of algae can damage the decking, sheathing, fastening parts, drainage lines, and the other connected parts. The best solution is to install a new roof.