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Real Reasons Why Many New Roofs Fail Prematurely
Real Reasons Why Many New Roofs Fail Prematurely
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  • Residential Roofing Indianapolis

    The roof is arguably the most important part of the home; in fact, without a roof, a house can hardly be called a home. The roof provides comfort, security, and safety from the elements. So if the roof ends up with any kind of damage, it could end up compromising all of the qualities that the roof is supposed to provide. The roof is particularly susceptible to wear and tear since it is exposed to the elements, and in Indianapolis, those elements can be varied and unpredictable.


Real Reasons Why Many New Roofs Fail Prematurely

New roofs are supposed to deliver decades of weather resistance. However, believe it or not, it’s not uncommon for a new roof to fail prematurely. Here’s what can cause this to happen:

Real Reasons Why Many New Roofs Fail Prematurely

Low-Quality Materials

Longevity is generally associated with quality. High-quality roofing materials are designed to meet the demands of your local climate, delivering reliable weather protection, along with energy efficiency and beauty, for many years.

GAF is one of the leading roofing manufacturers, and for good reason. Before being released, their products undergo over 4,000 quality checks to identify manufacturing issues early and weed out defective products.

Unqualified Contractor

Not all roofers can deliver on their promises. Additionally, some specialize in specific types of roof work, like maintenance, but aren’t as adept when it comes to other areas like roof repair or replacement. Make sure your chosen contractor is certified by the manufacturer of the roofing product you’ve chosen. Without a manufacturer certification, a roofer may not actually be qualified to install the product.

Neglected Maintenance

Preventative maintenance can make all the difference in your roof’s longevity. You should have your roof inspected and maintained on a regular basis by a trusted professional so you can identify and address minor issues before they escalate.

Subpar Flashing

Flashing serves as a vital role: to protect the most vulnerable areas of your roof. Be sure to hire a reliable residential or commercial roofing company to ensure you receive high-quality flashing that’s properly installed. A dishonest roofer might cut corners by using less flashing than what the situation calls for or reusing salvageable pieces.

Turn to Universal Roofing and Exteriors to make the most of your new roof. Our GAF Master Elite® certification and A-plus rating from the Better Business Bureau are a testament to our integrity and expertise. Call us at (317) 257-0779 to discuss your roof replacement project, and get a FREE estimate. We serve Zionsville, Fishers and Indianapolis, IN.

About Rob Yeary

Rob Yeary is the owner of Universal Roofing. He is a graduate of North Central High School. Rob went on to become a 1986 graduate of Butler University, where he played baseball and studied business and economics.

  • Contact Us For All Your Indianapolis Roofing Needs

    No matter what kind of Indianapolis roofing project you need done, we at Universal Roofing & Exteriors can help you to achieve it. Whether you want your roof to be repaired or to be replaced completely, we can do it for you. We can send a contractor to examine your existing roof and let you know what needs to be done. Once their assessment is complete, they can give you various options on how to proceed. Once the roofing project gets started, our assigned contractor will make sure that it gets completed as efficiently and quickly as possible.

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There’s no better combination than experience, quality products, and a strong work ethic when it comes to choosing a central Indiana roofing company. That’s why we are confident you’ll be satisfied with our work—so confident that we guarantee your satisfaction before you pay a dime. That’s right­—no payment unless you’re satisfied. Get a free estimate from us by filling out our request form or calling us at (317) 257-0779 . We can’t wait to give your home the attention and care it deserves.