Do I Need a New Roof?

A roof may reach its end of useful life naturally without ever experiencing roof failure. You are simply maintaining your home’s preventative maintenance because it looks worn and old.

It is possible to have bigger problems later on if you delay replacing your roof. Be aware of the warning signs and allow yourself enough time to complete the project.

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8 Signs that your roof may need to be replaced

Shingle tabs can be cupped or curled at the edges of shingles.

Bald spots without granules

Cracked shingles

Your roof should be at least 20 years of age. While most shingles are made for long-lasting use, there are many factors that can speed up the aging process. Your shingles can be negatively affected if your roof isn’t properly ventilated.

It just looks worn and old.

New roofs are being installed on neighboring homes. Your roof may be nearing the end of its useful life if it was built in the same time frame.

Dark streaks. Dark streaks can be caused by airborne algae. Although it might not cause damage to the roof shingles, it can make them look ugly.

Roof surfaces with low sunlight can be a breeding ground for Moss, particularly in humid, cool climates. Moss growth is more than just a cosmetic problem. Moss builds up on roof surfaces and can cause damage to the shingles’ granules. You can brush off moss but it won’t stop it from growing back. It is possible to hire a professional roofing contractor.

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