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3 Roof Damage Red Flags to Keep an Eye Out for This Storm Season

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The roof is arguably the most important aspect of a house. It has to function properly to keep your family within warm, safe, and dry. But exposure to storms over time can cause damage to a roof. So watch out for these red flags to know when your roof needs a repair or replacement.

#1 Water Stains

When water seeps into a house, it causes stains on the ceilings or walls. Sometimes it takes weeks or months for the water to reach the point that it stains, but when it does, you need to pay attention.

#2 Cracked, Broken or Curling Shingles

Over time, exposure to sun and severe weather can cause roofing shingle material to break down. Periodically do a roof inspection. Look up, perhaps with a good set of binoculars, and check for shingles that are curling, cracked, or broken. They are easy to spot and may indicate that the roof is aging. Curling shingles can’t channel water properly and may cause it to pool and seep into the house.

#3 Wind and Hail

After a storm is a great time to do a roof inspection. Debris falling on the roof, strong winds, and hail can inflict serious damage. Even a relatively new roof is susceptible to extreme wind which can get under the shingles and lift them, causing a break in the coverage to the roof. Hail or debris can hit the roof hard enough to cause breaks or cracks in the shingles.

If you notice any of these roof damage red flags, or just want to have your roof inspected to make sure it is in good shape, call Premiere Roofing today. Our roofing experts will provide a thorough examination to give you peace of mind knowing your family is safe inside.