Should I Repair My Old Roof?

“Maybe. But for most, if your roof is more than 15 years old it’s probably not worth it.”



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Why Wouldn’t I Repair My Roof?

Throwing Good Money After Bad

Take this with a grain of salt. I haven’t looked at your roof and I don’t know your situation. With that out of the way, here are some reasons you SHOULD repair your roof:

  1. You know, for sure, what’s causing the leak.
  2. You can fix that and not expect future problems.
  3. You can find a competent person to do the fix.
  4. You are unlikely to have another failure, or need to replace your roof anyway, within the next 5 years.

If any of these is a “no” for you then here’s a list of reasons you should NOT replace your roof:

  1. You can’t afford it, even with financing.
  2. You are a risk taker. You don’t mind that water damage is a huge money pit.
  3. You are expecting to sell the place and pass off the problem to someone else.

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Should I Repair My Old Roof?