The roof on your property is a vital part of the structure. It is the first line of defense against the elements and protect every other aspect of the property beneath it. Therefore, it is particularly important to ensure your roof is good condition.
There are many visible signs that your roof is due for replacement if you currently have asphalt shingles. These can include shingles curling at the edges, missing shingles on parts of the roof, cracks in the shingles, discoloration in the parts of the roof, and even moss growing on the shingled roof are tell tale signs that your roof is due for replacement.
Metal roofs also have visible signs that the roof needs to be replaced. This can include rusting of the metal roof and or loose or missing pieces.
Visually inspecting your roof, even from ground level, can help you determine if your roof has life left in it or it is time to start considering replacement.
If your property is experience leaking from the roof this is the biggest indicator your roof needs replacement. Sometimes leaking and water damage in obvious inside a building and other times it is more subtle. Indications of water damage can include visible puddles of water and visible damage to the ceiling of your building or walls of your building. Water damage can cause mold to grow in your home if it is not taken care promptly.
Knowing the age of your roof can help you determine if you need to start looking at roof replacement before your roof fails.
Always be sure to call roofing experts on a regular basis to inspect your roof for maintenance. Remember your roof is the first line of defense against the elements and keeps your property in pristine condition!