Repair vs. Replace Your Roof


Your home will likely be the biggest asset you will ever own. It provides you with a place to raise a family, and you can’t forget its most basic function: It protects you from the environment and harsh weather.

If you’ve owned your home for some time, you know its regular maintenance can be a challenge, too. Something always needs to be fixed or you’re looking to make a few small improvements.

But, if you’re like most people, it’s the decision when to make the big home improvements that is the most difficult.

Are you ever really sure when your home might need new faucets or piping? Do you know if it’s the right time to replace your furnace or air conditioner? When should you update your electrical panel? These are questions that all homeowners wrestle with and they often simply wait until that part of their home fails, and are forced to make a decision.

Replacing a roof is another big question you may struggle with. A new roof can be a large but necessary investment. It provides you with shelter and keeps the contents of your home dry and unharmed. Waiting too long to have your roof replaced could be a huge gamble.

The next big storm could be the one that results in major damage to your roof… and home.

You could call a roofing contractor today and ask his opinion of your roof. But how do you know if he’s telling you the truth? How do you know what he suggests is what really needs to be done?

In the back of your mind, you’re concerned that you may be getting taken advantage of. You don’t have to live with that feeling any longer.

If you’re unsure of whether or not your roof is in top condition, may need some repair, or should be completely replaced, log onto www.

While on the site, you can enter your roof’s essential information. It will ask its age, condition, amongst other things. After submitting your information, the site will calculate your roof’s score. Based upon its score, it will identify whether your roof may be a candidate for repair or replacement.

Should your score indicate that your roof may need work, the site also provides you with a list of credible roofing companies that you can trust to inspect it; they’re called Roof Response Teams.

Centennial Roofing is part of the nationwide Roof Response Team. If you’re concerned about your roof, you can contact us directly at 972-223-1765. We’ll send a highly trained technician to inspect every aspect of your roof from your gutters and skylights to your shingles and attic. By the end of his evaluation, you’ll receive a comprehensive report on that status of your roof.

Owning a home is a big responsibility that has a number of challenges. Knowing when your roof should be repaired or replaced shouldn’t be one. Log onto or contact us at Centennial Roofing to get an honest assessment on your roof.