Your home is the biggest investment you make. The roof of your home is a very important part. Knowing what to do when it needs repair will protect your home from unwanted leaks and damage.
Inspect your roof at least once a year.
Your roof can get damage from high amounts of snow and rain. The best time to inspect your roof is in late spring when it is not to hot. When you inspect your roof look for bare spots the shingles. This is a sign of deteriorating shingles.
Signs of a damaged roof can also be inside your home.
Water spots on your ceiling or along the outside walls of your home. Check your attic once a year. Look for damaged wood or water spots on the wood or insulation. Wet insulation can cause a mold issue in your home that could have been prevented by fixing a leak or replacing your roof . Look for holes in your roof. Do this by looking for spots where light is coming into your attic. If you find any problems contact a roofing contractor to help you figure out what needs to be done.