The best preventative roof maintenance that one can do is the performance of semi-annual inspections to identify and solve problems as they occur. Neglecting regular checks will only lead to a host of problems that can in turn cause a lot of money and heartache.
Roofs suffer more abuse from the elements than any other part of the building. This is especially true in Victoria where our climate experiences unpredictable and often erratic weather changes. Buildings take a beating in extreme heat and storms. Furthermore, sudden shifts in the weather can stress any building material, accelerating its degradation. Preventative roof maintenance is a key element to saving money by giving your roof a longer service life. This section will provide some general guidelines to help keep your roof in good working condition for as long as possible.