While there are many home improvement chores you can carry out perfectly on your own, such as painting your kitchen cabinets or touching up your outdoor light fixtures, repairing a roof is something that you should leave to the professionals. Otherwise, you’ll end up risking not only the success of the task but also your own safety.

Risks of DIY Repairing

Poor workmanship. Since most roof repairs are complicated, requiring a specific set of skills and tools in order to complete them smoothly, tackling the assignment without prior experience is a recipe for disaster. You may miss things that can ultimately lead to a number of costly issues, compromising the performance and service life of your roofing system. Only a trained, certified roofer can guarantee high-quality, consistent results on time and on budget.

Safety concerns. When you repair a roof, you work in hazardous conditions. Climbing up an 18-foot ladder–the standard height of two-story homes in North America–while carrying heavy equipment puts your well-being at risk. Should an accident occur, the medical bills will pile up, and the medical expenses are sure to be high. If you hire a roofer who’s fully licensed and insured in the first place, you won’t have to worry about such a misfortune occurring.

Voided warranties. Most manufacturers require that a professional installs their products for the roofing warranty to remain valid. If you choose to take the DIY route, you may void your warranty, which is extremely unfortunate, especially if you’ve already paid a hefty amount of money for top-quality products.

Don’t risk repairing your roof on your own. Instead, contact a reputable, experienced roofing contractor like Bone Dry Roofing – Florida. Our certified installers will guide you through the process and make sure your roof will continue protecting your family for years to come. Call (941) 343-5622 or fill out our online form to schedule an appointment.

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