A strong roof is a home’s best defense against the elements. From intense heat to severe cold, a well-maintained roof is critical to protecting both your residents and your rental property. The worst time to make roof repairs is during a storm or after a roof leak has been reported. Before severe weather strikes, make sure that your rental property is equipped to take on whatever weather may come its way.
A worn or damaged roof should be repaired quickly. According to most state and local laws, it is the landlord’s responsibility to ensure that a rental house is in a livable state. Residents are not responsible for rental property repairs, even if they are qualified to do them. Serious liability issues can arise if they are hurt while making the repairs. Roof repairs expose anyone to safety risks, which is something that successful Marysville property owners can’t afford.
Repairing the roof of a rental property may be something you’re tempted to do yourself, particularly if the needed repairs are minor. However, it’s important to weigh whether it’s a safe and valuable use of your time. Roof repairs require the right equipment and safety measures to complete them without incident. It’s also important to ensure that the repairs are done correctly; any underestimated weaknesses in the roof may do further damage to the roof or interior of your home before you know they’re there.
There’s an easy way to get the most out of your investment property without repairing a damaged roof yourself. Take the guesswork (and hard work) out of roof maintenance with Real Property Management North Puget Sound. No need to risk your neck or the welfare of your residents on maintenance tasks. We will ensure that licensed professionals take care of your roof repair before a disaster happens. Have your Marysville rental properties waterproofed and prepared to withstand anything with the quality conservation packages that Real Property Management offers. For more information about our wide-ranging property management services, please contact us online or call us at 425-903-8500 today!