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Roofing Questions You Must Ask Before Buying a House

When searching for the ideal home for your family, you need to prepare a set of questions to ask property sellers. It&#x2019s common for buyers to ask about electricity, plumbing, heating and cooling, but another thing you should also consider before making a purchase is the condition of the roof. This exterior component will protect you and your family from harsh weather conditions and help keep you comfortable year-round. 

Roofing Questions

One of the area&#x2019s most trusted roof and window installation companies recommends asking these roofing questions before purchasing a house. 

When Was the Roof Installed?

The first thing you should ask the seller is about the age of the structure&#x2019s roof. If you know how old the roof is, you&#x2019ll have an idea of when it will need to be replaced, as well as what potential problems might arise and how you can avoid them. Sometimes, this also affects the cost of home insurance. 

Has It Been Damaged or Repaired in the Past?

Extreme weather events can damage different parts of a house, including the roof. Issues can also occur if it’s nearing the end of its life. Sellers are obligated to tell buyers about any damage or problems a property has. Consider the repairs the house might need in the future before buying it. As one of the area&#x2019s leading roofing and window manufacturers, you can count on Window World of Boston for quality home exterior repairs. 

When Was the Last Time a Professional Inspected the Roof?

Regular inspections go a long way in keeping a roof in good shape. Ask the seller if they can provide a report or documents proving the roof is receiving regular maintenance. When a professional inspects a roof, they usually give homeowners a report stating its condition. 

If you’re unsure whether your roof requires repair or replacement, let Window World of Boston check it out and determine what it needs. We’re among the most trusted roof and window installation contractors in the area. Call (781) 262-3925 (Woburn), (781) 343-7129 (Pembroke) or (508) 845-6676 (Shrewsbury). You can also fill out our contact form to get a free estimate. 

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