Do you suspect that your roof has seen better days? If so, delaying any action could prove to be a costly mistake. The team at High Design Roofing boasts years o industry experience and we are more than happy to help. It is nonetheless a good idea to take a quick look at a handful of signs that professional intervention is required. Let’s see what the experts have to say.
1. A Sagging Roofline
A drooping, uneven or sagging roofline will often occur in older homes. This can be caused by rafters that are no longer able to support the weight of the roof. If left unchecked, this problem will only become worse over time.
2. Missing and/or Damaged Shingles
Even the toughest of shingles will endure a fair amount of wear and tear. This is particularly the case if you happen to live in an area associated with high winds or adverse weather conditions. Singles provide the first layer or protection against the elements and if they become missing, the underlying structure will be placed at risk.
3. Mould or Moisture in an Attic or Crawlspace
Some of the symptoms of a leaky roof are associated with moisture, mould or water damage in the upper areas of your home. Once again, the best way to obtain an accurate diagnosis is to speak with a trained professional.
4. Your Home is Losing a Significant Amount of Heat
As heat rises, a damaged roof can cause energy bills to increase substantially within a short period of time. Another sign could be an accumulation of ice atop the shingles. The best way to mitigate these effects is to speak with one of our team members.
5. Shingle Granules Found in the Gutters
Loose shingle granules are a common sign that older surfaces need to be replaced with more modern versions. These granules appear similar to black specks of sand. As opposed to waiting, it is best to take immediate action.
Note that these are only a handful of symptoms which could indicate a problem with your roof. Be sure to contact us if you have additional concerns.