Although your roof is an important structure in your home, it’s also one of the most neglected. Roof repairs are often overlooked until a homeowner notices a leaky roof or other signs of serious damage. These are the top signs it might be time to have a new roof installed.
Your Roofing Materials’ Age
The age of your roof and the condition of its materials can indicate when it is time to replace it. A roof should be replaced every 15 years. A roofing inspection should be done after 12 years of roofing material age. You might also want to inspect your roof if you notice that neighbors are replacing their shingle roofs.
Check Gutter Systems
There’s a chance your gutters are clogging up with debris. You may need roofing materials. This can cause roof damage and blockage if your gutters don’t drain properly. Shingles can lose granules, which can clog gutters until it is fixed.
Water damage and rot are two of the most common causes of roof leaks. Your roof’s integrity can also be affected if there is a lot of rot. It is important to replace any rot or leaky roof systems in order to prevent major damage.
These top tips will help you to inspect your roof and determine when it is time for replacement.
This post was written by Reggie Reed! Reggie is a state-certified roofing contractor and co-owner of Reggie Reed Roofing, one of the best roofing companies St Pete. He is a 4th generation roofing contractor. RR Roofing offers a wide variety of roofing services for residential homes, apartment complexes, condos, commercial buildings, churches, and more. Reggie enjoys dedicating his spare time to helping underprivileged youth in his community and traveling with his family and friends.