Routine roof inspections twice a year help you stay ahead of an extensive roof replacement job. Inspections identify manageable issues that can be repaired before causing widespread damage. They also make it easier to detect a new problem or issue before it becomes a larger issue that may require a replacement.
Warning SignsPrevention is always the best option. But what if it’s too late for preventative measures? Is it time for a roof replacement for your central Florida home? A professional inspection is the best way to tell, but there are several signs that signal the need for that inspection and a subsequent replacement.
If you’ve experienced a serious storm, it’s always a good idea to have your roof inspected afterward to check for damage. Obvious issues, like leaks or ceiling water stains should trigger an inspection as well. But even with no major weather event, it’s quite possible for your roof to need replacing. The following signs could are likely indications you need a replacement:
- Noticeable daylight shining through your roof boards in the attic/eaves
- Damp insulation
- Visible curling or buckling shingles
- Valleys or dips in your roof
- Missing shingles
- Pieces of shingle in your gutters
- A roof older than 20 years of age
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