Roof shrinkage is a common problem among “rubber” roofing systems, such as EPDM and modified bitumen. Here’s an in-depth look at the causes of roof shrinkage and what can be done to fix it.
Your homeowner’s insurance is designed to protect you from paying out of pocked for unexpected roofing repair and restoration expenses following a recent disaster such as a storm or a fire, among other things. Unfortunately, many people admit they have very little or, at times, no knowledge at all about the right way to file a claim. This results in huge delays which, if your home has been severely damaged, is completely unacceptable. In some worse cases, it could also result in claims being denied.
There are plenty of roofing materials that today’s homeowners can choose from. Thanks to modern manufacturing technologies, most of these options are considered safe for any home. However, since roof replacement can cost a lot, it’s important to make sure you’re not just picking a good choice, but the best your money can buy.
Roofs need regular maintenance to last, but it pays to know when to stop repairing and install a new roof instead. While there’s no easy way to decide whether to replace your current roofing system or not, use these tips from the experts at Kidd-Luukko Corporation to lessen the stress: