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Roof Re-Roofing Bakersfield

Whether you have heard of re-roofing or not, it’s important to know if your roof needs it and what it does. Re-roofing is the process of adding a new layer of shingles on top of already existing ones. If your roof is in overall good shape and has no major water damage, missing or, soggy shingles or, your contractor has deemed it unnecessary to completely remove your roof, then this is the right path for you to go.  

Avoid re-roofing only small parts of your roof too because this only works better if you do the entire roof. Sagging or rot that happens on the inside part of the roof is not visible so this is not a good idea to follow. 

The next option if re-roofing is not advisable is to completely replace your entire roof. The only way to do this is to hire roofing professionals in Bakersfield like Roofer Bakersfield. 

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The Pros and Cons of Re-Roofing.

Roofer Bakersfield is here to give you honest and direct advice on how you should tackle your roofing problem. 

Re-roofing is not always a good idea because you do not lift the roof shingles away and see how the structure of your roof deck is doing underneath the shingles. Altho most problems can be spotted right on, occasionally it happens that rot and sagging happen on the inside and is not always visible unless you lift the roofing material and check it. When you do re-roofing, you could potentially be covering up a problem unintentionally and this will cause some bigger damages in the long run. 

If you only re-roof a small portion of your roof, this could also potentially get you into trouble because then a small part of your roof will be thicker than the other areas so the ridge cap will not match up properly and can be quite noticeable. 

Re-roofing can also be done if there is only one layer of the roof in place. If you, or any willing contractor, tales the risk and adds another layer then you might not be able to drive the nail deep enough into the foundation and your roof will not be held in place properly. Hen this happens, a strong gust of wind might easily blow your roof away.

Re-roofing however can strengthen your roof when done right. Adding a second layer of shingles will add another layer of strength and support to your roof. Do not underestimate the damage tough storms can cause and will cause. Adding a second layer of the roofing will double your protection against it. 

Re-roofing is a quick and relatively easy task to do and it is also very inexpensive. Most of the tedious process comes from overhauling your roof, re-roofing will cut the time in half, causes far less mess and noise and you can get a brand new looking roof that will be easier to maintain.

Long story short, re-roofing is not for every roof. That is why for your roof re-roofing Bakersfield needs, get in touch with Roofer Bakersfield for a free evaluation.

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