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How To Determine If Your Roof Needs Replaced

Do you own a home in the Bronx? If so, it is likely that you have experienced a lot of snowfall in the last few years. Snow, cold temperatures, and strong winds will take its toll on a residential roofing system. The damage caused by that type of weather will eventually become permanent. When that occurs, you will need to have your roof replaced. Fortunately, you can keep your expenses to a minimum by taking quick action. But, first, you need to know how to determine if your roof should be replaced.

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Missing Roofing Tiles


Regardless of the materials utilized for your roof, they will become damaged over time. Focusing on roofs that are constructed of asphalt shingles, wood, clay, and concrete, as they generally have a tile-like design. The tile pieces fit together perfectly to ensure a quick and easy roof installation. Not only does the tile design make the installation easier but it also prevents the need to have the entire roof replaced sooner than necessary. Wind, heavy downpours, accumulated snow piles, sleet, and hail will cause damage to your roof. And, if you are lucky, the damage will only involve a few roofing tiles, which will need to be repaired or replaced.

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When your roof is missing a lot of tiles, it will need to be replaced. A professionally licensed roof contractor, roof should be replaced. The expert will examine your roof to determine the extent of the damage. If it is determined that a lot of the roofing tiles are missing, the contractor will recommend a full roof replacement.


Ceiling Water Stains

The only reason water stains will appear on your ceiling is a leaky roof. Damaged or missing roofing tiles will allow water and moisture to penetrate into your attic. Over time, the water and moisture will penetrate into your ceiling tiles, leaving discolored stains. The stains will appear as small drops at first, which will become larger as the damage to your roof worsens.

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Sun Exposure In Attic

Another sure sign that your roof needs to be replaced is sun exposure in the attic. When roofing tiles crack, break, or become missing, it will leave your attic exposed to sunlight and other elements. If you are accustomed to inspecting your roof annually, you should definitely take the time to access the area in your attic. If you detect sunlight shining into your attic, some of your roofing tiles are probably damaged or missing.

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Missing Granules

Asphalt shingles are covered with a thick layer of granules. The granules can vary in size and color. The purpose of the granules is to extend the life of the asphalt shingles. While the granules work great, they will break away from the tiles over time. Heavy downpours will wash the granules away and down into your gutters. So, be sure to examine your gutters to see is the missing granules are lodged there. If your gutters are filled with granules, it is likely that the asphalt shingles are bare.

If you do not have gutters on your home, you should inspect the areas on the ground along the roof li This is where the granules will fall when it rains outside.


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