Atlanta Check Your Roof For Damage

The holidays are right around the corner, and that means time to get the Christmas lights out.  While your untangling that mess of lights, now is the perfect time to check your roof for damage. You’re already on the roof, perfect timing to kill two birds with one stone?

Roof Inspection AtlantaSo you’re up on your roof enjoying the fresh fall air; lighting up your home “Griswold” style.  Less, the snow; we don’t see too much snow here in Atlanta. make sure that you are safe.  Don’t walk around your roof, just check it out.  Is your roof in pristine condition, well then, this article is not for you.  But if your roof looks like a hurricane hit it–for real, then please keep reading. If you don’t feel comfortable on your roof then always call your Atlanta Roofing Contractor and they can assist you.

Check Your Roof For Damage Quarterly

Your roof is the most important structure of your home.  Maintaining your roof is critical to the longevity of your home. The last thing that your want for your holiday’s to end up in disaster, due to a problem with your roof. In Atlanta we are prone to days of rain, and severe storms.

Signs that you may have roof damage in Atlanta:

  1. Visible Buckling:  Buckling occurs when shingles are laid without removing the old shingles. Also Roof buckling may occur when a home is not properly ventilated or insulated.  Buckling in several places may indicate that you need an entirely new roof.
  2. Shingles in the yard:  If you see shingles in the yard after a good storm, or see missing shingles on your roof, it is time to call a professional roofer in Atlanta.
  3. Rotting Shingles: Check your roof for rotting shingles. Rotting shingles can contain holes or show substantial signs of deterioration. If the shingles on your roof have begun to rot, there is a good chance rotting is occurring in areas that are not visible as well. A rotting roof should be repaired or replaced before further damage can occur.
  4. Hail Damage:  If you see marks on your roof, then you probably have hail damage.  Contact a professional Roofer immediately.  Additionally, your homeowners insurance may cover hail damage, and other weather related damage.
  5. Sagging ceiling or water damage on your ceiling:  You most definitely have roof damage
  6. Rotting Shingles:  Check your roof for rotting shingles. Rotting shingles can contain holes or show substantial signs of deterioration. If the shingles on your roof have begun to rot, there is a good chance rotting is occurring in areas that are not visible as well. A rotting roof should be repaired or replaced before further damage can occur.

Think about the age of your home, and your plans for the future. If those plans include selling your home, you may want to consider replacing an aging roof even if it does not show any current signs of deterioration. A new roof is an attractive feature for buyers, and increases the overall property value of your home.  SRC is your premium residential roofing Company in Atlanta, and Decatur for roof repair and roof replacement.

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