We get it—re-roofing your Edmonton home or business feels overwhelming. It’s a big undertaking. But at the same time, it comes with many BIG benefits too. And those benefits are what we will discuss in today’s post.
Roof Replacement vs. Re-Roofing Your Edmonton Home or Business
But before we get into the benefits of re-roofing your Edmonton home or business, let’s talk about choosing this route versus an entire roof replacement.
Both options are great, but a roof replacement isn’t always necessary. The team will remove everything from your roof right down to the deck for a roof replacement. The new felt paper and shingles are added. We mentioned how re-roofing your Edmonton home or business can feel overwhelming. Still, roof replacement is even more of an undertaking, so many people prefer re-roofing.
Rather than removing the existing roof and starting from scratch, re-roofing involves placing new shingles over existing ones. It can only be done once (so there’s a maximum of two shingles layers), but there are many advantages to going this route.
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The Benefits of Re-Roofing Your Edmonton Home or Business
Let’s dig into them.
Most of the time, re-roofing your Edmonton home or business will cost you much less than replacing the roof. Most of the time way to save money and still get a new roof when it’s not.
It takes less time to re-roof a home or business than to replace the roof for owners who don’t want to deal with a lengthy construction process. But rest assured, whether we’re re-roofing or replacing your business, we work as efficiently as possible and keep our work sites as organized and unobtrusive as possible.
Boosts property value and curb appeal
Your roof significantly impacts your home or business’s overall impression and curb appeal. If it’s not in tip-top shape, no amount of landscaping or renovations will cut it. Re-roofing provides an instant “facelift” for your property and makes it far more appealing to potential buyers or customers. At the same time, it can also provide you with a substantial boost to the property value.
But even if you aren’t planning to sell your property, you’ll appreciate the cosmetic improvements you get from re-roofing every time you look at your home or business! You can also choose from new shingle colours and materials to ensure your roof matches your tastes and any updates you do on the rest of the structure.
When your roof is past its prime, more moisture tends to work through the shingles and your property. In turn, this can cause mildew, mould, and a whole host of other issues. At the same time, it can also mean your heating bills skyrocket as you try to compensate for the cold air and moisture getting into your home or business.
Re-roofing addresses these compromised areas, and heating/cooling your building will become a lot more efficient at the same time.
Your roof never gets a break from the elements. Whether it’s wind, rain, snow, or ice, it puts up with a lot. But eventually, these conditions take their toll. If you opt for re-roofing your Edmonton home or business, you’re giving your roof (and, in turn, your entire property) a better chance at withstanding whatever Mother Nature throws at it.
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Ready to learn more about re-roofing your Edmonton home or commercial property?
Have these five benefits of re-roofing your business or home convinced you it’s time to take this step? We’re here to help! Whether you want to learn more about re-roofing versus roof replacement, roof repairs, or any of your other commercial roofing services in Edmonton, we are the top choice to get the job done.
Please take a look at our services here, or call us at 780-439-7663 to get started!
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