How do you know you need a new roof or a replacement? Part One

When it comes to human health, we always watch out for signs and symptoms of various diseases. But what about your roof? How do you know you need a new roof? There are indications too that will notify you there is a need for a roof replacement. Different signs indicate a distinct action is required. Some roof problems may require you to have repairs while others may imply a complete replacement of the ceiling. Read our informative article to know these signs and secure your entire family.

Shingles are missing or cracked

If you notice broken or missing shingles, this is a sign that you may have to repair or replace your roof soon. Sometimes you may see shingles that have curling edges or corners, and this may imply a looming roof replacement or repair. If the shingles do not have such significant issues, you can decide to replace them before the problem spreads something that may result in a replacement of the entire roof. It is vital always to check if the shingle tabs are undamaged.

Sagging roof gutters

This is another warning that all is not well with your roof. While you may not have noticed the sagging from outside, it doesn’t mean there isn’t a problem with your roof. Inspect all the areas of your roof to determine if there is a water damage as this might result in a sagging roof. If there a section of the ceiling that is sagging, it might signify a bigger issue like replacement. Sagging sections of the roof may pose a danger to your family. It is therefore imperative to address this problem as soon as you notice it.

Make sure to check back for Part 2 of this article.

When choosing a roofer always make sure they have been accredited by the National Federation of Roofing Contractors


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