A Guide to Common Shingle Issues: What You Need to Know

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Your home’s primary barrier to protect itself from the weather is the roof. However, because of the continuous exposure of your roof to the elements, there may come a time when deterioration and damage becomes inevitable.

Through the course of the year, your roof had to endure a lot of rain, snow, sun, wind, etc. Being exposed to these varying weather conditions might already have taken its toll on your roof. In fact, this might be a good time to consider conducting an inspection of your roof. If you have a feeling that the shingles of your roof may have sustained some sort of damage, here is a rundown of the possible issues you can check out:

  1. Shingles are starting to curl. This could be a sign that your shingles are starting to age or have been exposed to excess amounts of heat. When shingles are curled, they can be more vulnerable to being blown off by the wind.
  2. Shingles are shedding off a lot of granules. This is another sign that your shingles are starting to age. Excess granule loss could mean that your shingles may have reached the end of their lifespan.
  3. Shingles are starting to buckle. Buckling shingles may be a sign that water has seeped into the underlayment of your roof. Like curling shingles, when shingles buckle they are more vulnerable to wind damage.
  4. Shingles are misplaced, broken, or missing. When a wide area of your roof has damaged or missing shingles, the interiors of your home become highly vulnerable to the elements. Get these fixed or replaced immediately.

As the expert on roofing in Anderson SC, we at Roof Roof have the necessary training and experience to deal with these various issues. We have been working on roofs for over 17 years, and during this time we have attained the know-how to deal with the different kinds of shingle damage. Once we detect these signs on your roof we can give you our recommendations on what to do. We can conduct repairs or replacement as needed. Getting your roof back in shape can help keep you and your family comfortable and safe from the weather.

Your roof is always going to be your home’s first line of defense against the weather. Knowing these different issues can help you deal with them appropriately. For more information on roof repair in Anderson SC, give Roof Roof a call today.

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