The most important part of your home’s construction lies in its foundation. A classic home foundation consists of a poured concrete base and concrete footings.
When your home’s roof falls into disrepair, you may notice immediate or gradual increases in your monthly energy bills during both summer and winter seasons. An aging and damaged roof can waste energy in numerous ways, all of them leading to higher monthly bills.
Some storms are severe enough that even if your roof looks fine, you’ll want to get an inspection just to make sure. But your roof can sustain hidden damage after any storm. Learning how to look for signs of hidden damage can help you decide when to call a roofing contractor even if the storm was relatively minor.
Even if you would never personally choose to install a skylight, you can end up inheriting one or more of them when you purchase a home with skylights already in the roof. While these features certainly provide natural lighting, they can cause roof problems as well.