Roofing Tips for Older Homes

Roofing Tips for Older Homes

What Age Is Your Roof?

If you live in an older home, you may have an older roof. It’s in your best interest to get your roof assessed by a local roofing contractor. This is because every roof has a lifespan and will become weaker at the end of it’s lifespan. So, if your roof is anywhere around 20 years old,  get it inspected. It most likely needs to be replaced says

Does Your Roof Have Missing Roofing Materials?

If you notice missing roofing materials on your roof, it’s definitely time to get your roof inspected. Missing roofing materials are indicative of a roof that has weakened structural integrity. In most scenarios, you’ll notice missing tiles or shingles. You also might notice curling shingles. It varies, so call your roofer if you notice anything defective about your roof.

Is Your Attic Damp?

A damp attic is a good sign of water damaged roof. Check your attic and see if you notice dampness of any kind. If the ceiling of walls of your attic are wet to the touch, you’re most likely dealing with a water damaged roof. Call your roof repair contractor immediately.

Is Your Wallpaper Peeling?

Peeling wallpaper is a good sign that you are dealing with water damage of some variety. The source of the water damage could be from your roof, so have your roofer come by to inspect your roof. If it’s your roof, your roof will be repaired. If it’s not your roof, your contractor will more than likely be able to locate the source of the water damage.

Is Exterior Paint Peeling?

Peeling paint is often a sign of water damage. If you notice that the majority of the peeling paint is in close proximity to your roof, then call your local roofing contractor immediately.

Southeast General Contractors Group Inc.

3121 Skyway Cir F, Melbourne, FL 32934

(877) 407-3535

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