The skin has three main functions: protection, regulation (of temperature), and sensation. Given what skin is known for it’s no surprise that Bob Vila, the spokesperson for all things home for multiple generations, uses skin as a way to express the importance of your home’s roof:
Binoculars are a wonderful aid to getting a closer look at the skin of the house, especially the roof. You’ll be able to see curled or discolored shingles and shingles that are losing their granular surface.
Why does Bob Vila mention curled, discolored, and granular-lacking shingles, you ask? Put simply, the roof is arguably the first line of defense for your home and shingles prevent holes and rust in that extremely important shield.
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The roof is the shield between everything within the home and Mother Nature’s unpredictable and often threatening demeanor. Just as you ensure you have a coat when it snows and an umbrella when it downpours, you must continue to check your roof for signs of wear and tear so your roof continues to protect the people and possessions within the home.
But the roof shouldn’t only be a concern when a vicious storm pays a visit. As Bob Vila says, “even in the absence of a crisis, the roof deserves a closer look, particularly because a roof offers great potential for conserving energy and, in turn, holding down utility bills.”
Enter Nitro Roofing & Construction, a family-owned company known for completing jobs in a timely manner and for exceeding customer expectations. When it comes to your home, it is a costly mistake to go with the out of sight out of mind attitude. Roof inspection and maintenance is well worth your time and financial investment and if you’re uncertain of how to do either, contact an established roofing company that’s known for thorough inspections and fair pricing, like Nitro Roofing & Construction.
Remember: Protecting the things you hold dear is always an effort worth making.