What Homeowners Should Know About Their Roof

Buying a home is probably the biggest investment you will make during your lifetime and the roof is one of the most important aspects of that investment because it keeps you and your home protected from the elements.  On average, the roof of your home makes up 40% of your home’s exterior.  However, unless it’s leaking – most people do not think too much about maintaining their roof.  As a proactive and smart homeowner, it’s time to educate yourself on the importance of a quality roof and how to maintain it.

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You need a well-made and properly installed roof to keep you and your family safe (and dry). 

Here’s a quick rundown of basic roofing components and terms you should be familiar with:

Did you know that most roofs last between 20-25 years?  The longevity of your roof depends on the types of materials that were used to build it and how well you maintain it. 

Now that you know the proper roofing lingo, what exactly should you know about maintaining and protecting your home’s roof?

Best Contracting – Your Residential Roofing Contractor in Lancaster, PA

Best Contracting is the best residential roofing contractor in the Lancaster, PA region.  Our workers are highly-qualified, certified and dependable.  We specialize in a variety of types of commercial and residential roofing, siding and gutters and offer plenty of workmanship warranties.

We hope these tips were helpful and that you feel more educated when it comes to taking care of your home’s roof.  If you find that your roof is in need of repair or replacement, contact us today at (717) 283-4524 to discuss all of your roofing options.  Here’s to your roof keeping your home safe, sound and dry!


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