8 Signs Your Roof May Need Replacing

There are a variety of reasons why you may need a roof replacement.  Here are the top eight reasons why you may need a roof replacement.

8 Eight Signs Your Roof May Need Replacing

  1. Leakage in attic after wind-driven rain

Possible Cause: Leaky or inadequate shingle underlayment or deteriorated flashing

  1. Leakage in attic after ice build-up

Possible Cause: Inadequate shingle underlayment allows water from ice dams to leak into the attic

  1. Blistering and/or peeling of interior and/or exterior paint

Possible Cause: Excessive temperature or high humidity due to poor attic ventilation

  1. Stains on interior ceilings and walls or mold and mildew growth

Possible Cause: Inadequate or faulty shingle underlayment allowing leakage or inadequate ventilation

  1. Exterior decay, sheathing and/or siding

Possible Cause: Poor attic ventilation

  1. Missing, cracked or curled shingles

Possible Cause: Shingles have reached the end of their useful life

  1. Dark, “dirty-looking” areas on your roof

Possible Cause: Loss of granules due to age of shingles

  1. Excessive energy costs

Possible Cause: Insufficient attic ventilation causes heating/cooling system to run excessively.