Signs that Your Roof Needs Repair: An Interview with George Parsons Roofing and Siding, Inc.
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Tell us a little bit about your company and its foundation.
We are a 3rd generation family owned and operated roofing company established in 1972.
What are some of the services your company provides?
We specialize in slate roofing, residential roofing and commercial flat roofing.
What are some visible signs that a roof needs repair?
The early warning signs would be when there are visible hairline cracks. When a roof starts to curl or buckle this is a sign that the roof should be replaced immediately.
What are the potential dangers associated with neglecting a roof that needs repair?
The wood decking under the shingles can rot and need replacing or even worse the rot can get as far to compromise the structure of the home. In some cases the moisture can cause mold inside the home.
How often should a roof receive maintenance?
A slate roof should get checked at least once per year. A shingle roof should be checked every five years. A flat roof should be checked once a year as well.
For someone who knows they need repairs, where do you suggest they begin?
They should ask a friend, neighbor or family member if they know a reliable roofer. If not, they should google a roofing company that specializes in roof repairs and then research that roofing company to make sure it has a good reputation.
What is the best way for people to reach you or your company?
The best way to reach us would be to call us at 516-437-7955.