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The Dangers of DIY Roof Repairs

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DIY projects have become a common trend among homeowners due to convenience. However, there are still projects best left to professionals and one of them is roof repair. Roofing contractor Elite Construction & Roofing talks about the dangers of doing DIY roof repair and why hiring a licensed professional roofer can prevent these problems.

The Dangers of DIY Roof Repairs

Safety Risk

Even with proper safety equipment, homeowners still put themselves at a great risk by attempting to fix their roof all on their own. Carrying heavy materials on your roof is a risk itself, which can lead to devastating results. Having a licensed roofer prevents these casualties by having the right equipment and training to work on your roof safely.

Subpar Repairs

Subpar repairs can make a roof problem even worse, which would lead to bigger problems and more repairs in the future. Without proper roofing knowledge, DIY homeowners won’t be able to provide the same quality of repair a professional roofing contractor can. With years of experience, only licensed roofing contractors can ensure their repairs can put your roof in top shape.

Risk of Voiding Warranties

Another issue with doing DIY repairs is the risk of voiding your roof’s warranties. Most roof warranties will be voided if anyone other than a certified roofer performs any repair on your roof. That’s why doing any DIY repairs can cut your roof’s warranty and protection you might have for future issues.

Cost of Repair

Another issue solved by hiring a licensed roofing company is how affordable repairs can be. To do a DIY repair, you’ll need to invest in roofing and safety equipment (which you won’t likely use after the repair) and the training required to use them. Hiring a licensed roofer, on the other hand, puts your money to good use as you not only get the best roofing equipment available but the guarantee of having your roof fixed quickly and correctly.

Elite Construction & Roofing offers impeccable roofing services. Call us today at (844) 217-0506. We serve homeowners in Lakewood, Thornton and Westminster, CO.

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