How Do I Know If My Roof Is Starting To Fail?
Your roof is one of the most vulnerable areas on your home. When is the last time you had your roof inspected? We ask this question alot because often times homeowners don't notice damage to their roof until its to late! Call us now if you notice any of these failures on your roof! Below is a breif description on why these failures could have happened.
Metal Chimney Flashing
Chimney flashing and other metal flashings on your home are the most vulnerable points on your roof. They constantly expand and contract in responce to changes in humidity, temperature, and age. That's why it is vital to have these flashings installed and caulked correctly. Two of the most common reasons for leaks include poor installation and caulking failure. If you notice moisture around your chimney then call us now for a free quote!
Green Roof Algae
Algae is naturally found in the air throughout most of the country. Algae thrives in moist areas and areas that don't recieve alot of sunlight. Overtime, this algae can cause severe problems including granule loss and shingle failure. Call us now to get it taken care of before it's to late!!
Buckling shingles is typically a result of moisture thst causes the wood decking of your home to move beneath the shingles. Often leading to expensive repairs. This roofing failure is yet another problem caused by poor roofing ventilation! You can click on the link to the right to learn more about roofing ventilation or you can call us to have your problem addressed today! 330-397-1127
Blistering is caused by moisture in the shingle. The shingle is breaking down and not performing the way it is supposed to. It is sometimes caused by moisture getting trapped in the shingle during the manufacturing process. However, it can also be caused by bad ventilation in your home causing moisture to develope in one of the layers of the shingle. Essentially, rotting away your shingles from the inside out. If you notice the shingle's on your roof are blistering call Scott's today for a free quote to replace your faulty roof!
If you notice that the shingles on your roof have raised or curled edges then it's a clear sign that your shingles have been stressed and are in need of replacement. In fact, if you notice these conditions prior to walking on the roof then it is advised not to go any further. We recommend you not to walk on the roof because at this point your shingles are dry and fragile and walking on them you take the risk of cracking them and causing roof leaks. It may not leak right away but they are at the stage where they can leak at any time. Curling shingles can occur for a variety of reasons. The main reason is bad roof ventilation, click on this link to learn more about it and call Scott's today to get a free quote and save thousands of dollars by preventing future water damage!