Does your roof need to be replaced?

 

Its always a good idea in the Northwest to keep an eye on your roof. With the extreme weather conditions we experince our homes roofs go through a lot of wear and tear. Here are a few things to keep an eye open for.

  • Cracked, missing or curling shingles

  • Water stains in the ceilings

  • Mold or mildew growth on ceilings and walls

  • Water stains or leakage in attic after rainfall or snow/ice

 

Inspect your roof often. As a leaking roof can cause major problems for the rest of your home. Some key areas to look at on your roof. Always remember to be caustious on your roof and wear safety equipment.

  • Look under overhangs for water damage

  • Look for rusted nails or exposed nails

  • Look for unevenness or sagging on roof

  • Check pipes and vents to see if cracking or sealed properly

 

Keep your roof clean

 

Debris on your roof can cause major issues. It can cause your roofing to grow mold and moss. Debris build up also can back up water flow causing major leaks in valleys, chimneys and around vents. Keep a close on your roof if your home is surrounded by many trees and bushes.  A yearly maintenance program is a great way to keep your roof clean and evaluated often.