Residential roofs in our area generally last anywhere from 15 to 30 years, depending on the quality of roofing materials originally installed, how well the roof was installed, if the chimney is properly flashed, or whether the roof has been subject to storm damage.
Sometimes an issue can be rectified with a fairly straightforward roof repair. At other times, a larger issue is evident and it may require a full roof repair. It’s always best to get the opinion of a professional, reputable contractor like Katchmark. The key is to take action before a small problem becomes a larger problem.
The one thing we recommend you NOT do is to attempt to walk on the roof yourself. Leave that to a qualified roofing professional like Katchmark to climb your roof, take photos, and give you a complete and accurate report.
We can summarize most roofing problems to these five situations: