There are many reasons you may need to repair your roof. Most homeowners order roof repairs after weather damage. According to a survey, 65% of homeowners stated that roof repairs are the main reason they ordered them. Continue reading to learn more about common causes of roof repairs.


This is the most common reason for roof repairs. It is possible that your roof was not properly installed and you will need it to be repaired quickly. The roofing company may have done the wrong job or not matched the roof’s weight to your home. These factors could lead to roof problems that can be costly.


If you want your roof’s longevity to be long-lasting, it is important to establish a routine for roof maintenance. Neglecting your roof will lead to serious problems. Roof repairs caused by neglect can be costly. Regular inspections of your roof can detect small problems and fix them before they become serious. If your roof isn’t being inspected regularly, these small problems will become more serious and you won’t be able to ignore them anymore.


Your roof protects your house from the elements. It is not protected from the elements. It is constantly exposed to heat during summer and cold in winter. These temperature fluctuations are well handled by most roofs. However, there are other weather conditions that can pose a serious threat to your roof. Strong winds and hurricanes can do irreparable damage.

Your roof can be damaged by wind. Wind can cause roof damage by ripping off shingles or blowing them off. Your interior will be vulnerable and rain could easily get in. Your roof can also be damaged by hail and wind. Weather is unpredictable and cannot be controlled. You can only hire a roofing company for some repairs once it is safe.

These are just a few reasons to have your roof repaired. Roof repairs should be done as soon as possible. Neglecting to address them will only make the problem worse. Contact us today if you need a roof inspector or repairman.

This post was written by Ted Williams! Ted is the owner of A Old Time Roofing which is the premier roofing contractors in Clearwater FL! Ted is a Master Elite Weather Stopper GAF Roofing Contractor, a double award winner of Best Steep-Slope Contractor from GAF and achiever of Master Elite Consumer Protection Excellence from GAF. He has been serving the Pinellas County area since 1978.  Old Time Roofing has a tradition of quality workmanship, servicing residential and commercial properties.