When should I replace my roof?
First, inspect your roof from the ground using a pair of binoculars. For your own safety, leave climbing onto your roof to a professional. See below for specific items to look for.
What will happen if I wait too long?
If your roof is leaking, your repair bills will not only include the roof repair, but the cost of items associated with the roof leak. For example: the repair or replacement of insulation, drywall, paint, furniture and flooring. Not to mention the longer you wait the more damage that can occur, which means more money out of your pocket.
How will I know when I need a new roof?
The following factures will help you decide:
This can allow rain to get in and makes shingles easily susceptible to wind damage and/or other weather elements.
Worn off granules:
Granules protect the shingle from sunlight and water. If they are worn off, the shingle will deteriorate. Look for granules in your gutters or by your downspouts. You may also see dark spots on the shingles where granules are missing.
Loose or missing Shingles:
This can cause leakage.
A common cause of a roof leak.
Small holes where the nail has popped
through the shingle. Also a common cause for a roof leak.
Spots on your interior ceiling:
May indicate that the roof is leaking or in need of a repair.
Black or green Streaks:
Mostly caused by Algae and can
discolor your roof making it ugly.
Age of your roof:
Depending on the quality, most shingles last 10-25 years. If your home is the age as others in the neighborhood that are getting new roof replacement work, it may be time to replace yours too.
Not sure if you need work done, just give us a call or e-mail. We can evaluate your roof honestly, and let you know what’s going on up there.
Our services include:
* Roof repairs of all types
* Flat Roofs
* Skylight replacement or installation
* All types of flashing: chimney, pipe, wall, etc.
* All aspects of ventilation
* Gutter cleaning
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