Archive for March, 2014

Signs of Roof Getting Damaged

Monday, March 10th, 2014

It is very common that everything has its extinct age, at some point everything is going to be exhaust and people will have to be ready for that thing to be damaged. Construction is such thing which will be over or get its life exhausted. Roofing is also considered for the same. Every roofing method which is installed in top surface of your home will be having its life and it is going to be replaced. There are different signs which will help you to know about the roof which is damaged or going to be damaged. If your roof is very old, like 10 to 15 years old, it will show you the damages which are going to be listed below in this article. The list of damage which can take place in your roof are as under.

Signs of Damage:

  • Flashing is the main element which is placed on the surface of the roof before installing the roof. No matter which roofing method it is, flashing is placed because it helps the home from the drainage or the leaks in the roof due to any damage. If your roof is damaged due to reinforce flashing than it will appear on the roof. The roof will get pealed at the areas near the chimneys or the ventilation regions on the roof which indicated that the roof is getting damaged and it needs to be fitted.
  • Another damage indication is the curling issue on the roof. Any area on the roof is buckled up or bumped up a little than it shows that the roof is damaged. It can take place due to improper installation of roof, improper ventilation in the roofing area, etc. curling of shingles on the surface of the roof can also indicate the roofing damage and to fix the same.
  • After a certain time the roofing has its life and it cannot be new all the year. Algae, black stains, etc are accumulated on the roof which creates damage on the roof. This stains gives a bad appearance to the roof. so it is the sign that the roof is getting damaged and the growth of algae and the moss on the roof must be removed from the roof of the house.
  • Sometimes due to uneven or unwanted weather the roof shingles gets torn and damaged. This shingles will further lead to damage the surface of the roof, the flashing of the roof. It indicated that the roof is getting damaged and it is needed to be repaired or replaced. This cracked shingles can create water drainage from the roof to the living area of the home.
  • Water damage is another sign which will give you the idea regarding the roof is damaged because in the ceiling spots of the roof the water will get leaked constantly and this can create water drainage issues for the homeowners. If this situation is observed, the homeowners should verify the attic area or the ventilation region in the roofing space. For not developing the rigorous situation these leaks should be closed or disposed off for not getting into a large expense of maintaining your roof.