With exposure from many elements such as beating sun, water, weather conditions, mildew, algae, and mold damage, and even blunt force if a tree or limb falls on the rook in addition to birds and other wildlife destroying the roof with their daily habits and behavior, roofs suffer much abuse. The roof’s lifespan can last 10-20 years if you invest in routinely scheduled maintenance, the roof is properly cared for, you invest in routinely scheduled maintenance, as well as the quality of your roof. Eventually, the natural deterioration of the roof will lead to needing a roof replacement. Replacing the roof is critical and neglecting is will make the issue worse which will also impact the structure of your home. You can take the proper steps and preparations for investing in a professionally replaced roof in your budget if you are able to recognize the signs in advance. To help you identify the time to replace your roof, we at Montgomery Roofing would like to offer a few of the common signs your roof needs to be replaced.
Mildew, Moss & Mold on Roof
The deterioration of the raw materials it is spreading on is damaged and the granules of the shingles dissipate, depending on the climate you live in and the surrounding circumstances, your roof can be a breeding ground for moss, mildew, mold, and other microorganisms. The spores are still viable in the shingles and will eventually grow again, whether professionally or as a DYI and where you can remove the surface growth, homeowners will invest in washing the roof in many instances. Your better investment is a replacement.
Cracked & Damaged Roofing Shingles
If many of them are showing signs of wear, it points that there are underlying decaying and should be replaced, where damaged or missing shingles can be replaced individually. Inspect the following shingle damage:
– Tears / Cracks.
– The shingles’ age.
– Shingles with cupped tabs or curled edges.
– Balding spots due to worn granules.
A dramatic impact of the overall health of the roof is from the age of the shingles. There are circumstances that can accelerate the aging effects of your shingles, though they may seem durable, the roofs that are about 20 years where the shingles are the original primarily. One of the major examples is improper ventilation. Though the curb appeal drops significantly, making it look old and worn, the roof lack efficiency.
What is Considered an Old Roof?
An indication of your roof is nearing the end is noticing neighbors getting roof replacement. It is a good opportunity to start planning on a roof replacement since homes built around the same time experience the same weather conditions and other influences and if other neighbors are investing in a new roof. The dark streaks on the roof are created from airborne algae and over exposure to pollution. This is a tell-tale sign of the age and it hampers the aesthetics though it isn’t necessarily a detriment to the shingles.
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When it comes time to replace the roof you have the opportunity to improves the curb appeal, but with energy-efficiency and other such features, you can eventually see a return on replacing your roof with upgrades through many options. Contact Montgomery Roofing is readily available to replace the roof on your home.