Gainesville Roof Repairs
Signs of Roof Deterioration
A typical roof lasts about 20 years. Over the course of two decades, countless issues can cause a roof to naturally deteriorate. Often times, people without roofing experience fail to notice the most common signs of roof deterioration, causing them to call a roofing company for a roof repair when it’s too late.
Storms and climate changes contribute to the most common roof issues. As a homeowner or business owner, it is important that you familiarize yourself with the most prevalent signs of roof deterioration. Doing so will help you notify us before its too late to save your roof.
After a major storm, you probably will notice that your roof has many missing shingles. Many people make the costly mistake of assuming that a few missing shingles won’t damage their roof. Shingles protect the underlying roof sheathing or tar paper that’s an integral part of your roof.
Therefore, if you’re missing shingles on your roof, give us a call to fix this issue right away.
If you are experiencing a leak in your roof, you may notice peeling paint, water stains on your ceiling, or loose tiles along your walls. By visiting your attic, you will be able to see more noticeable signs of a water leak, which include: rust on the roofing nails, damp or wet wood, wet insulation, and the development of mildew or mold,
Often times, finding and fixing a water leak is simple. However, if you are certain that a water leak is affecting your roof, don’t hesitate to give us a call to prevent further damage to your roof.
Have you noticed the presence of dark stains traveling down your roof? If so, you may need a roof repair. Discoloration happens when the protective granules on asphalt shingles are rinsed away. Additionally, discoloration indicates that your roof is less watertight and is nearing the end of its lifespan.
Give us a call today to learn more about how you can receive a quality roof repair if any of the above indicators exist on your roof!