SRQ Building Services has your best interest in mind. We want your family and property safe and protected underneath a secure roof. Your roof is the unsung hero of your home. No one gives it much thought until something goes wrong. Eventually, every roof needs to be replaced. But how do you know when it’s time? There are signs to watch for which indicate the need for a roof replacement. If your roof is showing these signs, it would be wise to invite an SRQ Building Service professional to inspect your roof and ease your concerns.
Pay attention to your roof’s shingles Are they laying flat in a consistent pattern? If the pattern is disrupted, this is a sign of a missing shingle which could have blown off during a storm. This should be repaired by a professional roofing services team. Such a simple repair will extend the overall life of your roof.
Roof Looking Weathered and Worn?
If your roof covering is asphalt shingles, look at the shingle’s edges. Are they curling? If so, it’s time to call SRQ and schedule an inspection. If the shingles are cracked or missing a lot of the top-layer granules, this too is an indication you need the advice of an SRQ professional. In the Sunshine State, roofs take a beating with the heat, humidity and long hurricane season. These natural elements take their toll on our Florida roofs. The blustery weather wears a roof out sooner than those of our northern friends. If your roof is just looking old and worn, Contact Us at SRQ Building Services.
A roof can last many years under ideal conditions. For example, factors such as whether your home is primarily shaded or in full sun play a role. In Florida we have high heat and humidity most year around. These are prime conditions for mold and mildew growth. Has your shingle roof discolored over time? If so, mold and mildew may be the reason. Mold and mildew are your roof’s enemies to your roof and shortens it’s lifespan. Be proactive and Contact Us today.
Keep your Roof Clean
If you think it’s time to replace your roof, we at SRQ Building Services can walk you through the process. It is important that maintain your roof by keeping it clean. Removing leaves, branches, and other debris from your roof will help to protect your roof from leaks. A build up of organic materials absorb and retain moisture. This can lead to a leaky roof.
In addition, keeping your gutters clean and flowing freely will help ensure your roofing system is properly maintained. If you see an abundance of granules in your gutter system, this could be a sign of trouble ahead. Give us a call at 813-502-7164 for a roof inspection.
Also, investigate your attic. This is a good place to discover water intrusion. Look for wet or stained roof decking. If you find any of these signs, you have a problem. Call SRQ for a roof inspection.
Examine the flashing around plumbing vents, skylights, edges, vents, and chimneys. Any penetrations should have a tight seal around the edges to ensure there isn’t any water intrusion. SRQ Building Services will inspect your roof. Give us a call.