When a roof has suffered from extensive wear and tear, the expertise of an experienced roofing company such as Lon Smith Roofing is needed. Roofs that have been exposed to harsher elements or damage from major weather phenomena (such as hail, wind, snow, high or low temperatures) and damaged materials, may need extensive repairs and replacement. In this case, an experienced roofer can evaluate the damage and determine what measures are necessary to make a lasting repair.
Experienced roofers have specialized training that allows them to recognize roofing problems and how to address them. They are also equipped with the necessary tools and hardware to perform repairs or replacements at a level of quality that meets or exceeds building codes and standards. Additionally, an experienced roofer is familiar with the different types of roofing materials, the proper methods for installing them, and the techniques for repairing various kinds of damage and wear.
It is also important to have an experienced roofer for advanced repair procedures, such as a membrane repair or a roof replacement. In the case of a membrane repair, for example, the roofer must know how to properly apply the waterproof membrane to the rooftop while, at the same time, using the correct type of sealant. For a roof replacement, roofers must be able to properly remove and dispose of the old material, as well as to install new material in a timely and efficient manner.