Over time, the hot sunshine of Oklahoma can really wear on your roof. In fact, the sun can quicken the aging process of your roof, which means you will have to replace your roof sooner than you expected. Additionally, the constant beating of the sun can cause your shingles to crack, which opens up areas for water to pour through your roof and cause leaks. These cracks can even lead to the erosion of your roof once heavy rain comes. However, not all is lost. You can take precautions to protect your roof from sun damage.
One way you can protect your roof from sun damage is by coating your roof. Roof coating protects against UV radiation and extends the life of your roof. You can also get waterproof coatings that help protect your roof from erosion.
Another way to make sure your roof stays in good shape is to have it regularly inspected by a professional. A professional can spot the early signs of sun damage and erosion and will be able to plan a course of action to repair and protect your roof. Taking care of the issue before it turns into a large problem means you can save thousands of dollars on future repairs. Best practices dictate that you should have your roof inspected by a professional twice a year, once in the fall and once in the spring.
If you have any further questions about sun damage on your roof or if you would like to schedule a repair, give Billings Roofing & Solar a call at (918) 936-3703.