Do I Need A New Roof?

.Asphalt Shingle Roof Issues

Missing Granules
Normally a certain number of granules will be loose, especially after application. On aging shingles, missing granules indicate a need for replacement.
Buckled Shingle
Improperly applied felt, roof deck movement, wrinkled underlayment, poor roof ventilation, new shingles applied over old, rough shingles. Buckled shingles could fracture and cause leaking.
Missing Shingles
Caused by improper fastening and exposure to high winds.
Curling Shingles
Caused by lack of ventilation, high nails, water absorption, lack of back coating.
Rotting
Caused by moisture absorption in certain shake materials especially wood.
Algae Growth
Air-borne algae deposits and grows on roof which can affect long-term performance. Wood shakes are particularly susceptible to moss/algae growth. Algae occurs most often in damp and/or humid climates or in shaded areas of the roof.
Damaged flashing
Caused by damaged or missing caulking, improper installation on a new roof, drying and cracking on an old roof.

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Cedar Shake Roof Issues

Splitting Shakes
Caused by natural aging and aggravated by water infiltration in wood, cement tile or fiber-reinforced cement (FRC) shakes. Excessive foot traffic on the roof can cause roof splitting and damp climates with repeated freezing and thawing.
Missing Shakes
Caused by improper fastening, wind damage, deterioration of shakes.
Curling
Caused by water absorption (in wood or fiber-reinforced shake).
Termite Damage
Caused by shake materials that provide sustenance for termites-particularly wood.
Rotting
Caused by moisture absorption in certain shake materials especially wood.
Algae Growth
Air-borne algae deposits and grows on roof which can affect long-term performance. Wood shakes are particularly susceptible to moss/algae growth. Algae occurs most often in damp and/or humid climates or in shaded areas of the roof.
Damaged flashing
Caused by damaged or missing caulking, improper installation on a new roof, drying and cracking on an old roof.

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Indoor Symptoms for Roof Replacement

Splitting Shakes
Caused by natural aging and aggravated by water infiltration in wood, cement tile or fiber-reinforced cement (FRC) shakes. Excessive foot traffic on the roof can cause roof splitting and damp climates with repeated freezing and thawing.
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