There are times when you have no choose but to have some work done on your roof. Whether your building is your personal home or a commercial building you own, your roof plays a very vital role. When tiles have been damaged or torn off or your roof is leaking, it is important to have a commercial or residential roofer come fix it as soon as possible. This will help keep damage as minimal as possible and hopefully save you money. Often it can be hard to decide if a roof repair is best or if it would be better to replace they entire thing. There are some pros and cons that might help you with your decision.

Roof repair

The first thing to consider is the price difference between a roof repair and an entirely new roof. An entirely new roof, more often than not, will be more expensive. It requires more work and more materials, so it makes sense that initially it will be more expensive. This might have you leaning towards the repair, but choose wisely based on your unique situation. If the rest of the roof would need to be replaced in just a few years, you will get more for your money just to place the entire thing at once. Replacing the entire roof also makes sense if the roofing currently on their is low quality. Frequent repairs due to poor quality materials will end up costing you more money, in the long run, than replacing the entire roof with better quality materials.

Another thing to consider is whether or not your roof material can be matched exactly. If the roof is older or the material that is currently on your roof isn’t available anymore, you have a choose to make. Is it more important to you that your roofing is the exact same color and material all over, or is it more important to save a little extra money and risk having a section of tiles not match exactly? In a commercial building, it might be better for business to have your roof look its best and match all over. If you are wanting to sell your house in the near future, it is probably a wise investment not have has mismatching ceiling tiles. If you can get tiles that are a close match or if you are planning to replace the tiles in the near future, it might be fine that the tiles are not an exact match.

Another thing to consider is the number of layers of roofing your home currently has. If your roof already has two layers of roofing, that means that the section that gets repaired will have to have those layers removed. This can leave the section that gets repaired looking uniform to the rest since it doesn’t stick up as high. On the other hand, removing those layers from the rest of the roof to do a complete replacement, instead of a roof repair, is a lot of work. That work does add to overall price of the replacement or repair.

Whether you decide to get a roofing repair or replacement is a big decision. Choosing a roofing company that you can trust for advice can help you make the best decision possible. Campbell Beard Roofing is a company you can trust to help you make this decision and do a great job on both a roofing repair or a complete replacement.