Roof Repair: Should you fix or replace a leaky roof?

Roof Repair: Should you fix or replace a leaky roof?

While you might enjoy fall, you may not enjoy the increase in rainfall that comes with the season. The rainy season is especially troubling if you have a leaky roof. Once your roof is damaged, you must fix it as soon as possible. But there are some things you should consider before you move ahead with the project:

Replace or repair?

The first thing you will need to determine if your roof is damaged is if you should repair or replace it. To decide if you should replace or repair, you must consider things such as the age of your roof and the extent of the damage. So, before you agree to minor repairs, ensure your roofing contractor does a full inspection to avoid any costly surprises in the future.

The cost of repairs

Another factor to consider when deciding whether to repair or replace your roof is the cost of both services. A roofing repair may cost significantly less than a replacement. However, if there is extensive damage to your roofing system, a repair might only be a temporary fix. This means your roof could need additional repairs soon after and that the costs will keep adding up over time. These are things you should ponder and discuss with your roofing contractor.

Emergency roofing repair

If your roof needs to be replaced, but cannot do it right away, you should take advantage of emergency roofing repairs. Whatever you do, you must stop the leaks. A leaky roof can cause serious structural damage, electrical damage and the growth of mould and other harmful organisms.

Do you need residential roofing or commercial roofing services in Port Coquitlam?

If you need a roof repair or replacement in Port Coquitlam or surrounding areas, contact us at Robinson Roofing and Sheet Metal.

At Robinson Roofing and Sheet Metal, we employ a staff of trade certified journeyman with some of the most diverse skill sets in the industry and we guarantee first-class service for exceptional value. You can also rest easy knowing that we are licensed, fully insured for liability, and always in good standing with WorkSafeBC.

Our business is built on a foundation of trust, integrity and communication. That is why for every roofing repair or replacement, we provide a clear, concise electronic document with pictures and descriptions detailing what we found, what work we did and what comes next.

So, give us a call today to request a free quote for any of our residential roofing or commercial roofing services.