Even something as durable as your roof will eventually need to be replaced when the time comes. Even if you keep the roof above your head immaculately maintained, a roof replacement is something most homeowners will have to go through with at least once in their lives. But how can you tell whether or not your roof has reached the end of its serviceable life? Here, your friends over at Roof Pro LLC shares a few signs.
1. You Find a Lot of Granules in Your Gutters
If you just got a new roof installed and are seeing a lot of tiny granules in your gutters, you shouldn’t worry. This is just normal granule loss associated with installation, packing, and shipping. However, if it’s been over 10 years then this is a sure sign that your roof will have to be replaced in the near future. The granules on the surface of your asphalt shingles are what help keep the sun off. Once they start to fall off due to age, your roof will start to lose some of its effectiveness.
2. Check Your Home Improvement Records
If you are one of those homeowners who like to keep track of everything, then you probably have roof repair or installation records tucked away somewhere. If you do, go over it carefully to see when your roof was installed to see how much life it has left.
3. Your Roof Is Beginning To Sag
This is when you should start panicking a little and call your local roofer to have your roof replaced immediately. If a portion of your roof begins to droop, then this is a sure sign of a structural issue. A sagging roof indicates a problem with your decking or the supports in your foundation.
Roof Pro LLC is a family-owned and operated roofing company with service areas in North Georgia and Atlanta Metro. For all your roof-related needs, be sure to give us a call at (678) 562-6071 or fill out our online contact form to set up a free consultation with one of our experienced roofers today.