7 Obvious Signs You Need a Roof Repair

signs you need roof repair

Repairing your roof can be a pain, but there are times when you need to do it. If you’re having roof problems, they might only get worse if you decide to leave them. The sooner you repair the problem, the less it will cost and the easier it will be to repair. There are many reasons you might need to repair your roof. All kinds of issues can arise from damage to your roof, from leaks to cracked shingles or sagging. You need to be able to spot the signs you need a roof repair so that you can take care of any problems as soon as possible.

  1. Your Roof Is Old

You might not have noticed anything wrong with your roof. However, if it’s an old roof, it could be time to have it look over. A roof will generally last around 10-25 years before it needs to be replaced. If your roof is more than 15 years old, a thorough inspection could highlight some problems.

  1. Damaged Shingles

Damage to the shingles on your roof could lead to leaks and other problems. When you notice damage to your shingles, it could mean you need to repair or replace your roof. Some problems that you encounter could include discoloration, curling or even missing shingles. Sometimes it’s as easy as replacing a few damaged shingles to repair the problem.

  1. Water Damage

Water damage can affect your whole home. If you notice any of the signs of water damage, you might need a roof repair right away. You might start to see marks and stains on the walls or ceilings in your home. You might also be able to see or hear leaks, leading to the need for a roof leak repair.

  1. Mold

Mold in your home or even on the exterior of your home can be a result of too much moisture. In addition to not looking great, mold can also damage your home and can even have an effect on your health. If you notice any mold, you will need to repair your roof to prevent the mold from coming back.

  1. Attic Problems

If you notice issues in your attic, it could be a sign that you need to repair your roof. One big problem to look out for is daylight coming in through the roof. This could be an indication that there’s a hole somewhere that needs to be repaired.

  1. Sagging Roof

Any changes in the shape of your roof could spell big trouble. If you notice any sagging or dipping, you need to get it looked at right away. A professional roofing service will be able to take a look and find the right solution as quickly as possible.

  1. Gutter Problems

Your gutters can get blocked by various debris. This can include debris from asphalt shingles that can start to fill up your guttering. While some debris may not be a problem, there shouldn’t be too much. It’s important to get your roof looked at if you notice a problem.

If you spot any of these signs you need a roof repair, have a roofer inspect your roof and carry out any necessary repairs as soon as you can. If you’re in Portland or the Greater Northwest we’d love to serve you! Our residential roof repair and roof installation specialists in Portland, Vancouver, and Salem serve all of NW Oregon & SW Washington. You can get in touch with us at (503) 659-7663 for all your roofing needs.

 

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