Your roof is one of the most expensive and largest investments that you possess. So naturally you want to make sure that it remains in good working condition. It’s always a good idea to keep a regular maintenance schedule for your roofing system. With this in place, you’re able to bring in a professional to make sure everything is looking and working the way it should be. But there are times that your roof can show some indications that a repair is needed. And luckily you don’t always have to be a professional to see it. Here are some red flags to look out for.
Buckling Shingles – These shingles have a warped appearance and runs vertically up the slope of a roof. They are vulnerable to high winds and ice damage, both of which can tear them off quite easily. Buckling shingles come with the natural aging of the roofing system.
Curling Shingles – This is a sign that of excessive heat and overall aging. Curling shingles are very susceptible to high winds and ice. They can become stiff and easily break.
Missing Shingles – When shingles are broken or missing, it weakens the roof’s ability to shed water and can actually result in leaks. Typically, this is caused by excessive wind or physical damage.
These may seem like small issues, but if they are not taken care of in a timely manner they can definitely turn into a major issue. Problems with your asphalt shingles is something that can turn really stressful and expensive really fast. So if you have noticed any of these problems, contact one of our professionals as soon as possible. Capital Construction is has the most experienced roofers around. Call us today at (612) 263-9262.