A New Roof In Ottawa – Worth it?
There are many benefits to a new roofing system. Some homeowners cringe at the cost of a new roof, especially if they are planning on selling their home in a Sellers Market which we are in currently in Ottawa. Yes, a roof is a significant investment, but like any sound investment, there are returns. On top of the 6 benefits that you can expect when your replace your roof with Vanity Roofing – Ottawa Roofing Company you can rest assured this will be your last roof, meaning it does not matter if you change it this year or in two years, the roof we install will surely be your last.
Return on Investment (ROI)
It is estimate a quality roofing system in Ottawa will ROI at approximately 70%. This means that you will recoup around 70% of each dollar spent on this particular home improvement when you sell your home. Because a new roof has a likely lifespan of 40 or more years, it is worth investing in quality materials and expert professional installation from the start. Spending wisely once to secure the best materials and most proper installation means no additional, unforeseen expenditures down the road.
In addition to your return on investment, when considering a new Ottawa roofing system, there are a number of other factors to take into account. A professionally installed roofing system from a trusted manufacturer such as CertainTeed and a trusted Ottawa roof install such as Vanity Roofing can help you significantly reduce your energy costs and make your home more comfortable. Some of today’s quality roofing systems have increased insulating values.
One of the most important things your roof does is keep your house dry and your home and personal items safe. It also helps the temperatures within your home stay stable and comfortable. An old roof is far less likely to do its job to keep warm air in during colder winter months and keep your home cool during the warmer summer months. This can increase your energy cost significantly in just one season not to mention the compounding long-term costs.
Safety and Security
Beyond return on investment and energy savings, there are also safety issues. Old roofs nearing the end of their usable life may present some possible safety hazards like water damage and the associated risk of health compromising mold and mildew. Additionally, an old roof is far more likely to suffer significant damage during inclement weather like high winds, heavy snowfall or a severe storm.
A soundly installed roofing system using the CertainTeed or Owens Corning Shingles is an investment in your family’s home. A nice looking and expertly constructed roof can add to the curb appeal of your home for your own enjoyment or when you are selling your home. A quality roof installed by a reputable roofing contractor will help you stay safe and comfortable.
A professionally installed roof with a strong warranty is a great feature and provides added value when selling your home. In today’s Ottawa real estate market, features that add value and curb appeal can make all of the difference when it comes to listing price, selling price and how quickly a home is sold. An ageing roof is a very easy negotiation chip for any potential buyer because of the fear of being saddled with a costly, unplanned repair after the significant expense of purchasing a new home.
If you want more information on different types of roofing and the benefits of each? Call the experts at Vanity Roofing today and let us help you navigate through your roof replacement project.