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Signs That It’s Time To Call Your Local Roofing Company
Some homeowners unintentionally neglect their roofs. Sometimes, it’s too late when once they take notice of the problem – there could already be major leakage in the house or the house is already in need of full roofing replacement.
These are scenarios you, as a homeowner, should avoid. Detecting that there is a problem early on can also save you tons of cash.
So, how do you know that it’s time to give your local roofing company a call? It’s not surprising that not many people are too eager to climb a ladder and give their roofing a thorough check; doing so could be quite dangerous. Aware of all the risks of checking roof damages, roof experts recommend that you check your roof with the use of binoculars.
What are the signs you should look for before getting in touch with a trusted local roofing company?
If it has been a long time since you have installed your roof, say around 15 to 20 years, it may be a good time to contact an expert. Most roofs have a life span of about 20 years.
Among the warning signs, you have to look for are water stains. Water stains are signs of leaks. These leaks can lead to major problems for your home if not attended to as soon as possible.
Another sign of a problem is curled up, missing, or damaged shingle. Having shingles that are distorted and are curling up at the edges is a sign that they are in need of replacement. Damaged or missing shingles would also have to be replaced.
If you noticed that there are a lot of pieces of dark colored granules coming from your roof, it could mean that your shingles are wearing out or being eroded. You have to have this fixed immediately.
Noticing that portions of your roofing are sagging is also a good sign that it’s time to call a professional.
Paying close attention to your roof is the best way to preserve it. Call your local contractor now if you see any of these signs in your home.