4 Signs Your Home is in Need of a New Roof

4 Signs Your Home is in Need of a New Roof

Your home's roof serves as one of the first lines of defense against damaging natural forces. An outdated, damaged, and worn down roof isn't able to properly protect your home from leaks and water damage. As a homeowner, there are several signs that indicate your roof requires replacement that you should keep an eye out for.

As soon as you notice any of these four signs, you should contact a reputable roofing contractor for a quick repair.

1. Sagging Ceiling

Your ceiling should always appear sturdy and secure. If you're noticing your ceiling appearing to sag, you should take action immediately. A sagging ceiling could be a result of a roof leak or severe water damage. If left untreated for too long, the ceiling could collapse and cause extensive damage to your entire home.

2. It's Past Its Life Expectancy

Asphalt shingles typically have a life expectancy of 20 years. If you can't remember the last time you've had your shingles replaced or if you know it's been over 20 years, you should plan to schedule a replacement as soon as possible.

If you leave an old roof on your home for too long, you could start to experience leaks and water damage.

3. Missing or Decaying Shingles

Severe wind and hail storms can take off a shingle or two from time to time. However, if you're continuously noticing shingles falling off of your roof or if they're appearing to rot or decay, you're likely due for a roof replacement.

When inspecting your roof, you should also keep an eye out for cracked or curled shingles, as these could also be a result of an outdated roof.

4. Noticeable Light Coming Through the Attic

If you have an attic, you might want to take some time to get into the attic and inspect the roof boards. A sturdy roof in good condition won't show any sunlight through the roof boards. However, if your roof is deteriorated and due for a replacement, you will notice daylight shining through your roof and into the attic.

Do you think your roof is due for a replacement? Don't worry, Platinum Restoration has your back! As GAF Master Elite Certified contractors, we're able to provide you with top-tier roof replacement solutions.

We'll supply you with a dedicated representative who will guide you through any insurance claims you may need assistance with. Your representative will also conduct a thorough and educated analysis of your roof to determine the best course of action.

Get started on your roof replacement today and contact Platinum Restoration at 763-275-9706.

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