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Getting your roof replaced is neither a simple nor easy task. Luckily, it’s not often that you’ll need to tackle such a project, since roofing typically lasts for decades and will only need replacement once or, at most, twice in your lifetime

Roof replacement does call for a substantial investment, however — enough to make any homeowner hesitate and sometimes, even opt out of the project if at all possible.
However, even though roofing projects lack flash, a sturdy and sound roof is critical to your home’s structural integrity. It won’t just keep out the weather but also bring you a host of other benefits such as these immediate and long-term benefits:
Energy Efficiency

If you’re looking to enhance your home’s energy, then roofing is a component you must seriously invest in. Today, with design and manufacturing capabilities growing in leaps and bounds, there are scores of new options, many of which you may not even be aware of yet, currently available on the market.

There are, for instance, innovative shingles that promise to limit solar heat gain. By reflecting sunlight rather than absorbing it, these shingles have earned an Energy-Star rating for their ability to reduce cooling demand and help homeowners save. This translates to your air conditioning not having to work as hard or run as long, enabling you to better enjoy significant savings on energy costs.

Curb Appeal

A sturdy, weathertight roof will primarily act to prevent extensive, expensive water damage to your home. A good-looking roof, however, can also lend an aesthetic boost to your home.

Cracked, curled, or missing shingles are an eyesore, and getting an old, failing roof replaced is a valuable opportunity to promote curb appeal. Work with a top re-roofing company that can guide you through the entire roof replacement process– from deciding on materials through to the final day of installation.

Higher Resale Value

Roofing adds to the resale value of your home, provided that you choose a trustworthy roofer for your reroofing project. Never settle for the first roofing company you run across. Choose a solid, reliable contractor with a physical address, preferably local, and the corresponding permits and paperwork to prove that the company is authorized to conduct business locally.

 

In the second part of this e-Book, we take a look at the importance of gutters and why gutter guards can be a valuable investment to consider as well.