Why Calling A Professional Roof Contractor For Even The Small Things Is Important

Somebody tried to fix the nail holes in this flashing by applying way too much caulk. This is all wrong.

Many homeowners are “do-it-yourselfers” and take care of many home repair projects on their own. Oftentimes with good results, after all a lot of home maintenance isn’t difficult and can be done without a lot of expertise or talent. However, there are some repairs and projects, especially with things like roofing, that are better left to the professionals or at least done with professional guidance.

Sure you can find step by step guides and even pictures of what to look for on the internet, but every roof is different and unless you have days, weeks, or even months of time to kill, it is impossible to find answers to every situation that may arise from even seemingly innocuous things like as small hole or tear. It takes expertise to watch for obvious things like tears, holes, and punctures in flashing or shingles, or flashings that are opening up at the top and slipping, rusted components, or debris that’s building on the roof and other signs.

It is the little things that are obvious to experts but not so much to laymen that end up being looked over and becoming major problems.

Bottom line, roofing isn’t something that most people can “just figure out”, it requires knowledge and expertise. If you are “Do-It-Yourself’er”, and are familiar with doing small repairs it is still important to have a professional help you with the initial inspection to determine if doing it yourself is a viable option, and what exactly needs to be done, after all your roof is one of your most important investments, if it goes south, everything inside your home is at risk.

Fortunately, Atlanta Roofing Specialists offers a Free initial roof inspection with a free estimate to help you make your decision. Let ARS inspect your roofing investment and tell you exactly what needs to be done and the best way to get it done.

Call us today @ 770-419-2222, or email us, and let ARS help you with your next roof repair or project!

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