What Does Your Old Roof
Say About Your Home?
If you’re looking to sell your home now, or in the not-too-distant future, then
you’ll definitely want to assess the condition of your roof. Typically offering a
high return on your investment (as much as 85% in many cases), replacement
roofs have been proven to help convince buyers that your property is a good deal,
as not only can they make your home look more attractive, but they can help
lower energy bills and mean that the buyer doesn’t have to worry about roof
repairs for many years to come.
In short, your roof is a significant element of your home, whether you’re selling it
or not, and neglecting repairs can quickly prove problematic for both you and
your home. If you want your old roof to start saying good things about you and
your property, and do good things, too, you should think seriously about having
it replaced; here’s why:
Your old roof may not be giving your home adequate protection
If your roof is reaching the end of its lifespan (which can vary depending upon
the type of materials its constructed from, but for the average roof, is around 20
years), it will quickly begin failing you in many ways, some of which can be
incredibly costly and damaging for your entire home.
Here is what an old, failing roof could mean for your home:
● Your property has issues with its foundations
● There may be problems with the windows and doors
● Mold could be granted an open invite to your home
Old roofs that have begin to fail are about so much more than leaks – although
they can be costly and damaging in themselves –they can have a very real impact
on the very foundations of your home.
Your home could be valued higher
It’s common knowledge that a professionally installed roof replacement can
bump up the value of a property, and even help it to sell quicker. If your roof is
old and you need to sell your home, having it replaced could be a worthwhile
There are other advantages to a roof replacement
Replacing your roof can help give you the