One of the most common questions of a homeowner regarding their roof is whether a new one is needed or if you could get by with repairing it. If this is something you are asking yourself, then it is important that you know the key danger signs of a failing roof, which are as follows:
These are just a few of the most common and most dangerous signs of the need for a new roof.
Tips for Inspecting for Roof Damage
It is important to conduct roof inspection regularly, especially if you live in an area where extreme weather is experienced – particularly heavy snowfall and ice build-up, tornados and/or hurricanes. You can perform a roof inspection on your own, but you must make certain that you know what you are looking for and to use adequate safety equipment so that falls and injury can be prevented. Here are a few things to look for during your roof damage inspection:
How Often Should I Inspect My Roof?
According to the National Roofing Contractors Association, it is recommended that a roof inspection be carried out at least twice each year. The roof inspection should be conducted once in the spring and once in the fall.
If you are uncomfortable with examining your roof yourself, we would be more than happy to assist you with your roof inspection. By hiring a professional to conduct the inspection, you can rest assured that your roof will be inspected thoroughly.