Greensboro roof repairLet the Greensboro roof repair begin, it is that time of year again. Last week the thunderstorms and the heavy winds came tearing through our region. At 2 p.m., it was sunny and warm; by 4 p.m., it was dark, windy, and raining sideways. The only difference between a summer storm and fall storms is that the fall storms have hail. I have lived many places across the country, and we cannot really complain about weeks of extreme weather here in the Triad area, only short bursts of extreme weather. Unfortunately, it does not take very long for extreme weather to damage, or even destroy your roof.  As a homeowner, I have learned to inspect my roof at least once a week, because a roof can suffer storm damage that requires repairs in only 20 minutes. I remember running out to Winston-Salem, NC on an errand, and returning an hour later to find shingles missing from my roof.

Repair versus replace

After that experience, I learned to keep a close eye on the roof. I can assure you that if you have owned a home in the Greensboro or High Point areas for any significant time, then you have experienced the need to call on a roofing company. Fortunately, I deal with a reputable and trustworthy roofing company. Triad Installations is my reliable source for an honest assessment of the condition of my roof. This is important because if your roof leaks at all, eventually you will have to deal with more damage than fixing the roof. There will be wall and ceiling repair, possibly even framework issues, or a need to replace insulation.

The roof is vital to maintaining the structural integrity of the entire home, and it is as important as the foundation. This means that repairs and regular maintenance should never be put off, and if the damage is extensive, the roof should be replaced. I can trust Triad Installations, Greensboro NC’s reliable roofing company, to come out and assess my damage, without worrying about them telling me that I need to replace a roof when repairs will suffice.

Shingles come in all shapes and sizes

When it comes to the quality of shingles for roof replacement, there are basically three grades. The most economical choice is the Three-tab asphalt shingle. This shingle is probably the most common for typical home construction. It meets the general fire resistance standards and usually lasts from 20 to 25 years. The next step up would be architectural roofing shingles. These are shingles with the beautiful 3-dimensional look. Although they are asphalt shingles, some of them can mimic the look of cedar shakes or even slate. Architectural shingles are among the highest quality. The third type of shingle would be the specialty shingles. These usually have a different shape, to mimic old world style shingles, slate, or wood shakes. They carry a 50 year to lifetime warranty. They provide enhanced performance features such as greater impact resistance and solar reflectivity that can help lower energy costs.

The most trusted roofing company in Greensboro

I have learned what to look for when I assess my roof, and I even make my own minor repairs from time to time. However, if I have any doubt at all, or see something that is unusual, I call my friends at Triad Installations for an honest assessment and recommendation. It does not take them long to show up, and I do not even walk around with them; I can trust what they are telling me. Triad Installations has been a reputable roofer in Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and the Triad area, for almost 30 years. They are good at what they do and they are as honest as the day is long. Visit their website to learn all you ever wanted to know about Greensboro roof repair.