Many people do not understand the importance of covering their roof, but it is absolutely vital that you do so.  If you are looking to sell your home, buildings or offices, your roof needs to be in a good condition, and that means having any damages or wear and tear needs to be taken care of beforehand.  However, often insurance companies won’t cover these kinds of damages or repairs unless the roof has been maintained to good enough standards – this means that your repairs could cost you a lot of money when you’re getting ready to sell!

Often your home insurance will cover some aspects of roof damage, but if you look closely you may find that they only cover sudden accidents that happen as a result of weather damage, and that won’t help you when it comes to general wear and tear or repairs that are needed as a result of long-running damage.

However, it is very important that your roof is properly maintained at all times, so that weaknesses can be spotted and the relevant repairs can be carried out before the damage becomes worse.  When roof damage is not seen to quickly, it can affect the entire structure of your house, causing long-lasting damage that can cost you a lot of money long-term.  Your roof is the first line of defence between you and the elements, so it needs to be protected.

This means that to ensure any and all damage is completely covered, you need to take out separate roof coverage.  This will mean that when you are looking to sell your property, or if you simply need a repair to be done, the cost of it will be covered by the insurance and you will not have to cover the expensive costs yourself.

How to cover your roof

You can take out specialised roof insurance through Roof Cover by simply taking a couple of simple steps.  All you have to do is get in touch with your friendly support team to register for your free inspection – we will arrange this appointment with you for a time that is convenient.  We will then send out one of our highly qualified roof experts who will assess the condition of your roof.  A completely free report will be generated with the relevant details about the roof including its strengths, weaknesses and any advisories we may have.  Once you have been approved, you will be free to sign up for one of our roof maintenance plans according to what suits you best.

For more details on what is covered in our plans, take a look at our web page.