Knowing the age of your roof allows you to provide the appropriate level of care for your roofing. This bit of information is also usually one of the first things that contractors ask when you call them up for a consultation or repair. Typically, a roof’s age is an important factor to consider in any roofing job, and it allows roofers to adequately prepare for the work that needs to be done.
But if you have no idea how old your roof is, these tips from Frame Restoration Roofing and Construction might be able to help you.
Ask the Former Owner
Get in touch with the previous owner of your home or building. It’s probably the quickest and easiest way to obtain the information you need. That said, you should maintain your connection with the former owner of the property so that you can easily reach them if you have building-related questions.
Look Up Its Building Permit
In the event that the previous owner can no longer remember the year the roof was installed, you can try your local county. If a building permit is required for roofing projects in your area, the county government likely has a copy of the permit that was given to your roof. In this document, you’ll find the exact date of the roof’s installation — giving you an accurate source of your roof’s age.
Check With the Contractor
You can also reach out to the contractor that installed the roof system. Typically, roofing companies keep a record of the projects they’ve done in the past, so you can try to contact them regarding this information.
Frame Restoration Roofing and Construction is one of the leading roofing contractors in the area. We have been performing a range of roofing jobs for several years, serving various residential and commercial clients. Call us at (469) 346-8544 or fill out our contact form to request a free, no-commitment inspection.