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Have You Checked On The Condition Of Your Roof?

Thursday, December 23rd, 2021 by Alexis Smith


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Winter snow, heavy springtime storms, and the blistering heat of summer all take a toll on your roofing. Broken tree branches could have blown onto your roof causing significant damage. Heavy snow loads, hail storms and large gusts of wind can all damage your shingles and even cause structural damage. Left unfixed, minor issues can lead to leaks and other more expensive repairs to your home.

If possible, try to examine the roof yourself from the ground or if you are cleaning your gutters take a look around to see if you notice anything that seems out of place. The shingles, flashing and ventilation should all be scrutinized for any damage. If you’re not comfortable inspecting the roof yourself or want a professional opinion call us to inspect your roof before winter. 

Here are some problems to look for:

  • Shingles that are missing, cracked, buckled or warped.
  • A sagging roof signifies significant structural issues.
  • Dents in flashing and gutters caused by hail or broken tree limbs.
  • Small holes in the roof.
  • For asphalt roofs, watch out for dark patches or an accumulation of particles near gutters or downspouts.
  • If your roof is over 20 years old, then regular inspections can identify roof replacement or repairs.
  • Higher utility bills can be an indication that your roof is damaged and leaking heat.

Another method to discover roof damage is to head into the attic when the sun is shining bright and look for places where light is coming in through the roof. If you can see out, then water is sure to come in! Be sure to look around for water stains on roof trusses and supporting beams which are also signs of roof damage. 

Home owners, buyers and flippers and real estate agents all trust us to provide superior quality roofing services for their houses. Klaus Larsen Roofing can inspect your roof and can repair any issues before bad weather hits your area. Call us today at 1-844-640-9774 or visit us here