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The Risks of DIY Roof Repairs

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Many homeowners are tempted to tackle roof repairs on their own, especially if the damage seems to be insignificant. However, regardless of the severity of the problem, it’s always best to hire experienced professionals to handle the job properly.  

The Risks of DIY Roof Repairs

Read on as we list the most common risks of performing DIY roofing work.


Just like in any home improvement project, safety must always be your priority when it comes to roofing. This is a crucial task that requires professional skills, experience and equipment to avoid accidents. DIYers who are not used to climbing up and walking on a roof are at risk of falling off a ladder, tripping over roof vents or getting electrocuted.

Misdiagnosis of the Issue

Getting to the root of the roofing problem is crucial to determining the best solution. Only professional roofers are capable of identifying the real culprit behind a roofing issue and deciding whether a repair or replacement is necessary. Trying to diagnose and fix the damage on your roof would only result in more serious and costly problems.

Insurance Problems

Roofs that are damaged by their homeowners are no longer covered by home insurance. Save yourself from this inconvenience by working with a reputable roof repair company, which will provide you with excellent workmanship and help you maintain your insurance coverage. 

Project Delays

Without the help of experts, every step of your roofing project will take longer to finish. From roof assessment to the actual repair or installation, everything will take more time if you’re not well-equipped. To avoid delays and higher project costs, leave the job to the professionals. 

Whether you’re undertaking a roof replacement or repair project, turn to none other than Neumann Construction. We have the experience and skills needed to restore your roof. Call us at (218) 270-0009, or complete our online form to schedule a consultation. We are dedicated to serving homeowners in Pequot Lakes, MN, and nearby areas.