It’s no secret that many homeowners don’t think about their roofs, siding, or windows until there’s a problem: leaks, missing shingles, and more. But by then, it’s often too late to prevent significant damage. That’s why scheduling your home’s updates are essential before problems arise.
The fall may seem like an odd time to do home maintenance or updates, but there are several benefits. As winter approaches, it is crucial to schedule your new roof, siding, or window installation NOW, before the cold and snow arrive!
Here are six reasons why you should schedule your home for repairs or replacements this fall:
1. To prevent leaks.
One of the most common problems with roofs is leaks. Leaks can occur for various reasons, including loose or missing shingles, damaged flashing, or improper installation. If left unrepaired, leaks in your roof, siding, or windows can cause severe damage to your home, including structural damage, mold growth, and water damage. You can help prevent leaks before they start by scheduling repairs or new installations today.
2. To improve energy efficiency.
An old, damaged, or poorly-insulated roof, damaged siding or old windows can cause your energy bills to skyrocket. That’s because heat and air conditioning can escape through cracks and gaps, causing your HVAC system to work overtime. Repairing or replacements this fall can improve energy efficiency by sealing up those cracks and gaps and help you save money on heating costs in the winter.
3. To protect your home from the elements.
Your roof, siding and windows are your home’s first line of defense against the elements. However, sun, wind, and rain can cause serious damage to all three, leading to leaks, drafts, and other problems. Now is the perfect time to fix damage caused by hot summer weather. By scheduling a new installation now, you can help protect your home from the elements.
4. To protect your new shingles from extreme weather.
The fall is a great time to schedule repairs and updates because it’s less likely that you’ll experience rainstorms and high heat, which can damage newly installed shingles, siding or windows. Fall weather in Wisconsin also tends to be milder than other seasons, so details that are fixed and replaced during this period will last longer without needing repair later down the line!
5. To keep pests out of your home.
Scheduling your repair or replacements in the fall is critical because it can help prevent pests from nesting. As the weather cools down and animals seek refuge inside homes across America (especially bugs and squirrels), they may cause more damage if not dealt with quickly enough! You could have these pesky creatures chew through wires or insulation; even worse: find their way into cracks that lead right onto our heads at night while we sleep- so keep an eye out for any unusual activity – then seal those gaps before things get started.
6. To increase the value of your home.
If you’re considering selling your home in the near future, a new roof, siding, or windows can be an excellent investment. That’s because buyers are often willing to pay more for a home with new elements than one with old, damaged materials. So, if you’re thinking of selling your home, scheduling a fall update or new installation is a sure way to help increase its value.
Scheduling a new roof, siding, or window installation may seem like a significant expense, but it’s an investment that will pay off in the long run. By taking care of these details now, you can help prevent expensive repairs down the road and increase the value of your home.
Trusted Contractors Since 1957
When it comes to home improvement projects, we’ve been the trusted contractors throughout Kenosha and Racine since 1957. Our team has experience with siding repair, siding replacement, window replacement, and roofing repair and replacement. No matter what you’re looking for, Dick’s Roof Repair is ready to partner with you to bring your vision for your home to life.
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