Doing work around your home can be satisfying. Then again, the roof is one area that’s best left in the hands of the pros, especially if you are planning to repair or replace it. Apart from the dangers, poor workmanship can lead to more critical issues.
Today, Harmony Home Improvement, one of the leading local home improvement contractors, explains why repairing your roof yourself is never worth it.
The roof is not just a single structure; it is composed of several components that include the shingles on the surface and the underlayment beneath them. When you perform a roof repair by yourself, you’ll likely only address one part of the roof but ignore the rest. A missed leak can worsen in a matter of weeks, becoming an even more costly issue you’ll have to take on again.
A Safety Risk
Roof work is inherently dangerous. Even if you only need to make small repairs, carrying equipment with you as you climb the ladder and walking on the roof surface poses a safety hazard. Don’t put your well-being at risk—it’s better to turn to the contractors that provide top-notch residential roofing services. They have all the necessary tools and know-how to ensure safety no matter the size of the project.
By going the DIY route, you risk voiding your roof warranty. The fine print usually states that a warranty is voided if someone other than qualified and certified roofing professionals does work on it. This policy is to protect you from substandard work.
As qualified and certified roofers, you can count on our expertise to do complete and proper roof repair and replacement. Harmony Home Improvement also installs exterior vinyl siding and replacement windows. Call (860) 645-8899 today to get started. You may also fill out our contact form to request a free estimate. We serve residents of South Windsor, CT, and the surrounding areas.