5 Early Signs You May Need A Roof Replacement

It's not always easy to determine that you may need a new roof, in particular because of its location. There are however, certain signs that indicate your roof may need replacing as this article will explore. A well maintained roof is vital in ensuring your home is insulated, safe and dry, whilst also ensuring it keeps its kerb appeal. A well maintained roof should definitely be a priority for your home. If your roof needs a lot of repairs you may need to look at replacing your whole roof and a professional roofer will be able to advise on your best course of action.

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5 Early Signs You May Need a Roof Replacement

If you can see that any parts of your roof are sagging, this suggests there is structural damage. It can be a sign that water has penetrated past the waterproof surface. Unfortunately, this is only going to get worse with time.

Missing Tiles
Missing or broken roof tiles, slates or ridge tiles indicate your roof may need replacing. Any missing tiles may mean there has been severe damage to your roof and water can enter damaging the wood below. You can sometimes observe light spots when you go into the attic which indicates where tiles are missing or broken.

Dampness and mould
Check inside your attic for any areas that have become damp or have mould. This suggests water is leaking into your property. You may also notice damp patches, dark spots or drooping of your ceilings.

Deteriorated flashing
You may notice missing mortar or flashing around the chimney and vents and these areas will need to be replaced. If you notice water stains or leakage this can indicate a severe problem that can lead to rot.

Age of roof
It's worth determining how old your roof is. An older roof will have endured many years of weather conditions and areas of it may have worn away over time, become broken and damaged or brittle and cracked.

If you're looking to replace your roof this year, make sure you receive a quote from a professional roofer who will be able to thoroughly inspect your roof and carry out the necessary repairs.

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