Your home's roof is vital in protecting you and your family from the elements. Spring, summer, fall, and winter. Your roof is there keeping your home safe, comfortable, warm, and dry. Unfortunately the elements eventually take a toll on your roof and at some point your roof will need to be replaced with a new roof. As time advances so to roofing materials. Where once three tabbed roofing shingles wer the mainstay, architectural shingles with long lifespans are now common place adding not only to the safety or your home but to it your home's beauty offering with a multitude of colors and styles to choose from. If you want to go by strictly a age standard most roofing specialists recommend that your roof be replaced every 20-25 years though now many of the new shingles promise a longer lifespan. Design and roofing materials are not all made equal so are there some signs that you can look out for to assist you in determining if your roof needs to be replaced? Read on....
Step one - What is your current roofing construction materials?
The life span of your roof is determined in great part by the roofing materials which were utilized in the initial building of your roof or in replacing your roof. As time goes on roofing materials have become more durable with some offered being more durable than others allowing your roof to better handle downpours, high winds, and sizzling heatwaves. In fact, you may want to consider investing in slightly more expensive roofing materials in order to forgo or lessen any necessary roof repairs necessitated by any unexpected adverse weather conditions.
Five Important Signs that you should consider replacing your roof.
Worn Out Roofing Shingles
Shedding Granules from your shingles
Spots of Light in your Attic
A Sagging Roof
Visible Rot or Mold
Coastal Roofing Company of Virginia Beach has been serving Virginia Beach and the Hampton Roads area for over 10 years. We are proud to be GAF certified and part of the GAF Roof for Troops program!