There are a few ways that you can make your roof last longer. Under normal conditions you can expect your roof to last about 25 years. However, the way you maintain your roof will determine how long it lasts. We have listed a number of ways that you can make your roof last longer, compared to not following our steps.
Clean the Gutters
You should clean your gutters in the fall and spring. Leaves and rain can clog your gutters. Your gutters will overflow once they get clogged. This can cause water to get into your roof sheathing, which can lead to rotting.
Inspect Your Roof Regularly
You may not notice if your roof has problems unless you look at it. That is why it is a good idea to inspect your roof at least once a year. Algae growth, damaged or missing shingles, sagging and wet spots on the ceiling