Top Signs Your Home Needs a New Roof


Top Signs Your Home Needs a New RoofAs a homeowner you are responsible for ensuring that all aspects of your house are properly cared for to ensure a safe and comfortable living space. Above all else, quite literally, this means paying attention to the needs of your roof. Most roofing materials need maintenance or replacement from time to time, and being able to identify when to have these services completed will prevent new problems from arising or current issues from growing worse. If you run into any of the following roofing troubles get in touch with a professional roofer as soon as possible. In some cases it may be time for a complete re-roofing, while other scenarios may call for a simple roof repair.

Water Leaks

If you have noticed wet spots on your home's ceiling or even encountered physical drips falling from above there may be even more that you are not seeing. Ask a professional roofer for their honest opinion about the need for roof repair or replacement.

Weather Damage

Extensive storm or wind damage can result in a need to replace your home's roof. This is going to be most true following high speed winds and driving rain. It is important to complete a thorough inspection following any major weather occurrence.

Fire Related Damage

In many house fires the roof will need to be completely replaced in order to remove damage caused not only by flames, but also by smoke and the water from the fire hoses. However, the need to replace is dependent on the size and location of the fire in the house.

Curling or Buckling Shingles

If you can see that your home's shingles are curling or buckling, it is likely time for roof replacement. This is generally an indicator that your roofing material has reached the end of its lifespan.

Mold or Other Growth

If you are experiencing excessive moss or other natural growth on the roof it may be time to replace it the shingles. While it may be possible that an extensive cleaning could be conducted it is more than likely necessary to install a new one it, as it is probably suffering from other problems as well, likely due to the age of the roof.

End of the Roof's Lifespan

Nearly all roofing materials have a suggested lifespan and it's a good idea to replace it when that time comes, even if it seems to be in relatively decent condition. If you do not replace it you may begin to encounter leaks or other troubles that will result in a need for costly repairs.

If you have noticed flaws in your roof be sure to contact an expert roofer to help you decide what the best thing to do for your home would be. When it's time for professional residential roofing Los Angeles, contact Accurate Roofing. Our expert residential roofers will gladly help you decide and implement the next phase of your home's roof. Give us a call at (424) 348-7582 to learn more or to request a free quote for quality roofing in LA or the surrounding area.


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