Key Danger Signals

Don’t get caught with sudden, costly repairs. Keep a close eye on your roof and find out how to spot problems – including these 7 key danger signs – before they severely impact your comfort or your wallet.

Do you have questions or concerns about what you are seeing in your home? Contact us today!

Stains on ceilings and walls - mold or mildew growth

Stains on ceilings and walls - mold or mildew growth

Stains, or worse, mold, can be caused by leaks from outside the house or moisture trapped inside.
Blistering or peeling interior or exterior paint

Blistering or peeling interior or exterior paint

Moisture trapped in the house due to poor ventilation can cause exterior paint to peel and blister.
Exterior decay in sheathing and/or siding

Exterior decay in sheathing and/or siding

Excess moisture can also contribute to decay.
Dark, “dirty-looking” areas on your roof

Dark, “dirty-looking” areas on your roof

Vegetation, fungus, mold, or algae growth can cause dark stains on your shingles. That doesn’t necessarily mean you need a new roof, but if you do choose to replace your shingles, ask for StainGuard® protection
Missing, cracked, or curled shingles

Missing, cracked, or curled shingles

Dry, cracked, or easily broken shingles have reached the end of their useful life, and it’s time to invest in a new roof.
A leak in the attic

A leak in the attic

After a strong storm or wind-driven rain, take a look in the attic for signs of leaking. It could indicate damaged shingles, inadequate underlayment or deteriorated flashing.
Excessive energy costs

Excessive energy costs

Inadequate ventilation can possibly drive up your household cooling costs by trapping hot air in the attic. Attic moisture can also drip into your insulation, reducing its effectiveness.