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Winter is Coming … Get Your Roof Inspected!

Fall is the best time to clean your gutters and replace your roof. The leaves are falling and likely clogging your gutter system anyway, and if you’re going to pay someone to clean your gutters, you might as well get your roof inspected while you’re at it. Maybe you don’t need a complete roof replacement, but our Lake Norman roofing experts recommend having your roof inspected at least once every other year to ensure that any potential problems are prevented before they occur. If you haven’t had your roof inspected in a while, now is a great time to get it done!

The harsh weather winter usually hits in late January or early February in the Carolinas. Cold precipitation and winter storms may prevent necessary inspections and repairs from happening, and if you do have any problems, water damage may occur. That’s why it’s important to find and fix any issues before the winter storms has a chance to make them worse. Consider hiring a licensed professional roofer in Huntersville NC to inspect your roof. If you need a Huntersville NC roof replacement or if any repairs are necessary, they’ll be sure to let you know about them before it’s too late.

Why are regular roof inspections necessary?

Not properly maintaining your roof can not only lead to problems with the roof itself; it may also void your warranty. It’s important to take a look at your paperwork and make note of any clauses that require you to undergo regular roof inspections and maintenance. Most Lake Norman roofing companies will perform an inspection for free, so you really have nothing to lose by getting your roof checked. Also, if there is an issue and you’re still under warranty, you may be able to get any repairs covered. Fixing any potential problems now could prevent further damage that will cost you thousands of dollars down the road.

What if my roof is brand new?

Now is the perfect time to set up a regular maintenance package with the company that installed your roof. Just because it’s brand new, that doesn’t mean problems won’t occur. Winter storm damage could wreak havoc on your roof, especially if it was not properly installed. An inspection from a properly insured, licensed, and bonded roofer can provide you with peace of mind by letting you know of any potential issues upfront, before major damages occur.

How much does a roof inspection cost? 

We offer free roof inspections to residents of Lake Norman, Huntersville, Cornelius NC and surrounding areas. Again, you really have nothing to lose! In fact, you have more to lose by NOT getting your roof inspected. Please don’t take that risk when all it takes is a simple phone call. Our roofing contractors are skilled at noticing potential issues and will let you know of any damage that has occurred as a result of normal wear-and-tear or harsh weather. If you have cracked or loose shingles, you could end up with leaks in your roof that will cause further water damage, costing you thousands of dollars. Think how you’ll feel when you realize that it all could have been prevented just by calling a professional roofing Huntersville NC company and having them come out to inspect your roof!

I can’t possibly afford a roof replacement right now! What if you find damage and I don’t have the budget to pay for it? 

We will work directly with your insurance company to ensure you get the compensation you deserve and need to fix any issues with your roof. Our aim is to make the process as stress-free as possible for our customers. We want you to have the best experience possible. Don’t worry about the cost of a roof replacement. (Heck, you might not even need one!) Our financing options will make it affordable and easy for you to get the peace of mind you need. You certainly don’t want to continue prolonging a roof replacement if doing so could potentially lead to more costly problems or even a total roof collapse. (Yes, it’s rare but still possible.)

Has it been a while since you’ve had your roof inspected? Give us a call today at (704) 508-9870, and one of our Lake Norman roofing contractors will come out to inspect your roof as soon as possible!

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5 Signs You Need a Roof Replacement

Think your home might need a new roof? Here are a few signs that it may be time for a roof replacement.

#1. Worn-out shingles. Asphalt shingles, though durable and highly used in the roofing industry, are subject to normal wear-and-tear. If you’ve noticed your shingles are cracked, cupped, curled, or even loose, it may be time for a roof replacement. Of course this isn’t the only sign, and just because your shingles are worn, that doesn’t mean you necessarily need a new roof. This is just one out of many things that you should consider before hiring a Huntersville roofing company.

#2. Your roof is old. When we say “old,” we mean 20+ years. Most roofs are built to last a couple decades and won’t go for much longer before needing to be replaced. If you’re trying to sell your home, and it has passed its age threshold, replacing the roof could help by increasing its resale value. In any case, it’s important to get your roof inspected on a regular basis to prevent any damage, especially if it’s at least 20 years old.

#3. Unfixable repairs. Have you experienced leaks that just don’t seem to go away, no matter how many times you’ve patched them? That may be a sign that your roof is unable to withstand repair and needs to be replaced. In that case, call a roofing contractor to schedule an inspection.

#4. You see dark streaks. This could be a sign of airborne algae, which, though not necessarily harmful to the shingles themselves, don’t do much for your curb appeal. Although they can be removed with a bleach and water spray (50/50 solution), bleach run-off could end up damaging your landscape if you’re not careful. If you are also experiencing any of the above issues, it may be best to simply schedule a roof replacement.

#5. You’ve noticed your neighbors are replacing their roofs. Homes in neighborhoods tend to be built around the same time. If you start to notice your neighbors getting roof replacements, it may be sign that yours has reached the end of its life. Again, we recommend hiring a qualified roofing contractor to perform an inspection and help you determine if a complete replacement is necessary.

Looking for a roof replacement contractor in Huntersville or Charlotte NC? Give us a call at (704) 508-9870 for a FREE inspection and estimate!

Welcome to the Lake Norman Roofing Blog!

Welcome to our new blog and thanks for stopping by. On this page, we’ll be sharing tons of news, tips & tricks, advice, and trends related to roofing in Huntersville NC, Lake Norman, Cornelius, & surrounding areas. We hope you find the information helpful. Here are some examples of the types of content you can expect to see:

  • Tips for hiring a Lake Norman roofing contractor in Charlotte or Huntersville
  • The best roofing materials to use on modern homes in Charlotte
  • Trends in the roofing industry
  • Exterior home remodeling inspiration
  • How to search for a “roofer near me” and find the best one
  • And much more!

If there’s anything else you’d like us to include here that’s not on that list, please feel free to send an email to huntersvillencroofer [at] gmail [dot] com. We’ll do our best to accommodate your wishes, as we hope you’ll visit our website and read our blog often! Also, make sure you’re following us on Facebook to get the scoop on our latest promotions and special offers.

Our Lake Norman roofing experts are excited to serve you. Whether you live in on the lake, in Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville NC, or Charlotte, our team of roofing contractors can work with you to provide the right solution for your roofing and siding needs. We’ve been serving residents and business owners in the area for many years. To learn more about the services we offer, visit this page. Check back soon for more updates!