Is it time to invest in your home and replace your worn-out roof before you incur internal damage that will cost you a lot more money? All roofs need repair or replacement sooner or later. Regular maintenance such as cleaning eaves, gutters, and downspouts can help prolong the life of your roof. Periodic roof inspections will help you spot problems before they cause costly damage to your home. The extent of the problem and the age of the top are key factors that can help you decide whether to do repairs or replace the roof.