One of the most frequent questions I receive from homeowners is “What is the biggest reason I may need a new roof?” The answer depends on a number of different factors, but the answer in most cases is Mother Nature.
The number one nemesis to a home’s exterior is climate change. Throughout a typical season in the Baltimore Metropolitan area, your home’s exterior and especially your roof will go through several rapid temperature changes. During the winter, snow, ice and sleet will pound your roof, siding and exterior. Tree branches made heavy by the freezing rain will break off and come crashing down on your roof. The melting snow which begins to run through your gutters and downspouts will freeze again overnight, causing your gutter system to freeze and burst apart.
During the summer, the extreme heat generated off of the suns rays will cause your roof to fade. The heat causes your roof to dry out, and become brittle. Heavy rain storms cause branches and leaves to fill and clog your gutters, which eventually begin to overflow and run down the side of your home.
The best way to find out the current state of your roof is to have a licensed contractor do a full inspection. For more information on how we can help, contact is today for a no-pressure estimate.