22 June 2017 / Residential Roofing

Avoid a Residential Roofing Disaster with These Warning Signs

Roofing DisasterSince the roof is considered as an essential part of your home, you, homeowners, need to ensure that this is well taken cared of and protected.  Now, this article highlights roofing warning signs that you should watch out for.

The Roof’s Age

In reality, a roof will only last after so many years and like everything, there is an end to a roof’s life.  As researched in this article, a professionally installed roof can keep out rain for up to 25 years but still many factors can affect this and shorten it.

Curling Shingles

When you notice curling shingles on your roof then it just means that either your roof is reaching its age or your contractor had installed them incorrectly.

Shingle Pieces in Rain Gutters

Aside from removing dried leaves or debris from the gutters, should there be shingle pieces that were removed and fell on the gutters, these should also be removed.

Daylight in the Attic

As stated in the article, seeing daylight in the attic just means there is damage on your roof that needs to be fixed immediately.  Daylight in the attic just means water leaks when it rains, thus, needs to be attended to as soon as possible.

Missing Shingles

After a storm, it is best to check your roof for possible problems.  If there are problems identified such as missing shingles, it needs to be fixed as soon as possible.

Moss and Algae

If there are parts of your roof that don’t get too much sunlight – it is best to look for growth of moss and algae.

Once any of these warning signs is observed on your roof, act fast or contact your professionals to have these fixed.