Roofs are an essential part of your home and it can be very dangerous to leave them unmaintained. If your roof is weak and cracked, water can get in and break down the entire integrity of your home. Let’s avoid that by paying attention to a few of the signs that may mean you need a new roof.

Roof Age The age of your roof can be one of the more telling signs that’s time for an upgrade. Most roofs last between 20 and 25 years and it is important you take action before something goes wrong. Better safe than sorry, when it comes to the safety of your home and family. Shingles If the shingles are broken up and falling off your roof this can be an indicator that your roof is taking a beating. Regardless of the age, each roof can be affected differently by the conditions around it. What else can be wrong with the singles:

  • Fragments of shingles in the gutters means they are breaking down
  • If the Shingles are curling that means the shingles are reaching their limit and may fall off soon

Also, pay attention to any moss or mold growth on your roof. Moss and mold can destroy your roof from the inside out, so make sure you get rid of any build up. InteriorSometimes you may be late to pick up any bad signs of shingle wear out. This can be harmful because the actual roof may be exposed to the outside. This means any pests or inclement weather can enter your home. To check for any signs you might want to try looking in the attic during the day to see if any sunlight is breaking through. If you can see sunlight breaking through your roof it is time to call a professional to fix the problem. These are a few signs that you may need a full roof replacement. If your roof is subject to any of these cases I mentioned please call a roofing expert today to receive a consultation on your new roof.