When wondering whether or not to have your existing roof repaired or replaced, most people hope for a repair. Their reasoning is fairly sound. Most assume that the cost of repairs is far less than the cost of replacing. This might be the case, but every roof is unique with its own set of circumstances.
Some issues with your home exterior do not need immediate attention. That is, you can put them off until it's convenient and feasible to fix them. However, some issues need immediate attention once you've isolated them as a problem. Your gutter system is one of these.
Many of us have experienced this scenario; you mention that you need your roof repaired or replaced and suddenly you are besieged with names and contact information of people who do work on roofs. You hear the person in question gives great prices and that even though they are not a licensed roofer...
There is nothing quite like the start of summer, the sunshine and warmth can lift your spirits, make you smile, and destroy your roof. Regardless of the temptation to put off roof care and maintenance for some time in the future, you should take advantage of pleasant weather and look after your roof now.
A roof offers many benefits but can become burdensome when it starts to deteriorate. The inside of your home or building can become a health hazard with the accumulation of mold, mildew, and bacteria. When left unattended, a deteriorating roof can also affect other parts of your property such as the walls and floors.