Many homeowners don’t think too much about their roof until there is an issue. While it is costly to replace your roof, the damage that can be done from just one minor leak far exceeds the expense. Here are signs that your roof may be at it’s end of life:
- The edge of your shingles are curled.
- You can see areas of the roof where the granules are missing from the shingles.
- Shingles are noticeably cracked.
- Your roof was installed 20 years ago or longer. While many shingles are rated for 30 or more years of usage, many factors can affect the shingles’ lifespan.
- Your surrounding neighbors are replacing their roofs. Homes built roughly the same time as yours will have similar maintenance windows.
- You notice dark streaks or moss growing on your shingles. While this may not be a serious situation, it is a sign that something could be wrong.
If you notice any of these signs, be sure to contact a professional roofing contractor for a consultation.