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4 Warning Signs That You Need a New Roof

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If you are like most responsible homeowners, when you spot an issue with your home's roofing, you call in a professional roofing contractor to take a look and hopefully get the issues resolved quickly and painlessly. Sometimes, however, these issues aren't as simple as they first appear to be, and sometimes they might be indicative of more serious underlying issues. A common example of this would be roof leaks. Leaks can spring up from any number of different causes, and sometimes these problems are so far gone, or so extensive that it can often be a better solution to just go ahead and invest in a new roof for your home. How can you tell when an issue is something that just warrants roof repairs, however, and when is it time for a full replacement? To help you make these decisions, our team of experts here at Versatile Roofing LLC have put together a short list of several warning signs that you need a new roof in Sedona, AZ.

Age May Dictate When You Need a New Roof

One of the primary determining factors in whether or not you should start looking for a new roof is to stop and take stock of how old your current roof is. Most experts agree that that average roof's lifespan is between 20 and 25 years, depending on how well it's been taken care of in that time. If your roofing was installed over a previous layer of roofing or it hasn't been properly ventilated, this number can be quite a bit lower. If your home's roofing is nearing its 20 year mark, it might be time to start looking at replacements.

Buckled Or Curling Shingles

If you can see that the shingles on your roof are starting to buckle or curl up, it's a good sign that a new roof is in your future. It is easiest to take stock of this by looking at the surface of your home that is most often exposed to direct sunlight, as this lets you tell easier whether or not they are starting to curl up, crack, or just lose granules. If you notice this kind of damage, it is always in your best interest to contact a professional roofing contractor to determine if the damage is from defective shingles or if your roof as a whole is ready to be replaced.

Roof Valleys

The roof valley is one of the most important parts of your roof overall, and if you notice that your shingles are falling apart or missing in this area, it could be a definite sign that you are overdue for a new one. The valleys on your roof give water, snow, and other debris a channel to flow through so they are guided off of your roof without pooling. If the integrity of your roof valleys has been compromised, your home could be at serious risk of damage.

Daylight Through Your Roof Boards

If you notice a spongy feeling under your feet when you are walking on your roof, it could be a serious indicator that your underlying roof decking has been weakened from moisture. If you notice this, you will want to go into your attic and see if you notice any daylight coming through your roof boards or if you have moisture in your insulation. If you notice either, it is a sure sign that the integrity of your roof has been compromised.

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