To Roof or Not To Roof

7 Key Danger Signals to look for

 

Blistering Paint

1. Blistering and/or peeling of outside paint.

Possible cause: Excessive moisture or high humidity due to poor attic ventilation.

 

 

Dark, dirty-looking areas on your roof

 2. Dark, “dirty-looking” areas on your roof.

Possible causes: Environmental pollutants; vegetation, fungus, or algae growth; loss of granules due to age of shingles.

 

 

 

Roof shingle, sheathing, and siding decay

3. Roof shingle, sheathing, and siding decay.

Possible cause: Poor attic ventilation.

 

 

Excessive energy costs.

  4. Excessive energy costs.

Possible cause: Insufficient attic ventilation causes heating/cooling system to run excessively.

 

 

Leakage in attic

5. Leakage in attic after driving rain.

Possible causes: Leaky or inadequate shingle underlayment; deteriorated flashing.

 

 

Missing, cracked, or curling shingles

 6. Missing, cracked, or curling shingles.

Possible cause: Shingles have reached the end of their useful life.

 

 

Stains on interior ceilings and walls or mold and mildew growth

7. Stains on interior ceilings and walls or mold and mildew growth.

Possible causes: Inadequate or faulty shingle underlayment allowing leakage, or inadequate ventilation.

 

 

 

For any concerns you may have, contact us today to arrange a meeting with one of our expert staff. They’ll come to your home and provide you with an assessment of your roofing needs.