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Signs You Need A New Roof 2018-03-23T00:19:13+00:00

Signs You Need A New Roof

Like most people you most likely don’t really think about the roof over their heads…until it springs a leak! Don’t wait until the water is pouring through the ceiling and you have to break out the buckets to pay attention to your roof. If you see any of these warning signs call Alpine Roofing for a Pre-Insurance Roofing Inspection. If you feel unsure or unsteady on a ladder or at heights do not climb onto your roof. We offer free roofing inspections and are trained and insured and know exactly what to look for. With 18 years experience, we are an A+ BBB Rated Roofing Company 

Ceiling Spots and Stains

Stains on your ceiling may be caused by roof leaks. Keep in mind that water often travels, so the location of a leak may not be directly above a ceiling stain. These spots often look like a brown discoloration on your ceiling.

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Damaged Flashing.

Problems with flashing, the metal strips around vent pipes, chimneys, window, and skylights, are the source of a great majority of roof leaks. Causes may be weather, improper installation or age. Hail hits a roof with the force of a hammer hitting a roof. If you notice damaged flashing, guttering or siding it is a good sign that your roof is also damaged. Call us for a Pre Insurance Roofing Inspection.

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Missing Shingles.

Shingles that have been blown off a roof by wind must be repaired quickly. Call us for a Pre Insurance Inspection. We can help you determine if you should file a homeowner’s insurance claim to cover the repairs or if your roof needs to be replaced.

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If you see signs you need a new roof or suspect you might have roofing damage call Alpine Roofing Construction. 

Worn shingles.

Shingles that are cracked, blistered, curled or excessively worn must be replaced to avoid leaks. These shingles can fail under the harsh Dallas weather conditions and allow water to infiltrate your roof.

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Excessive Moss or Algae

These tiny organisms can break down the structure of a shingle and trap moisture on its surface, causing premature aging.

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Granular Loss

Look in your gutters to see whether they are loaded up with shingle granules. Roofs tend to lose more granules toward the end of their life cycle. Inconsistent or darker color on some parts of the roof is another sign the granules have worn away.

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If you see any of these warning Signs You Need A New Roof or have had a heavy storm in your area call Alpine Roofing for a Pre Insurance Roofing Inspection. We can give you an honest roofing evaluation before you make a claim with your insurance company and help you through the insurance process.