The main purpose of the roof is to protect your home, so it is important the shingles and roof system are in good condition and installed correctly, enabling it to perform as intended. Not sure if your shingles need to be replaced? Below are some indicators you need a new roof. If you have any questions about the condition of your roof, we are happy to assist you with all your roofing needs. Contact us!

1. Damaged Flashing

Either bent or torn. May be due to improper installation, weathering or settling of home’s foundation

2. Ceiling Spots

Caused by a roof leak, check attic for leaks in deck

3. Missing Shingle Granules

Bare spots on your shingles or excessive amount of granules in the gutters

4. Blisters

Moisture in the shingle caused by poor drainage or inadequate ventilation

5. Shingle Buckling

May be caused by wrinkled underlayment, poor attic ventilation or new shingles applied over old shingles

6. Missing Shingles

Due to either improper fastening or exposure to high winds

7. Algae Growth

Dark discoloration, roof looks streaked & dirty

8. Rotting

Caused by excess moisture absorption & retention

9. Shingle Curling

Usually a result of improper nailing or lack of attic ventilation