What Are the Warning Signs of Roof Damage?
Over time, your roof experiences the same aging problems as the rest of your home. Shingles and flashing expand and contract as the temperatures change, storms hurl debris onto your roof and falling limbs and hail can wear down the materials on your roof. Here in Northeast Florida, the hot sun and long summers mean the life of a roof is shorter than some other places, and you should begin considering a re-roof after about 15 years. Regular roof inspection can give you peace of mind and spot problems early.
You can do a quick roof inspection yourself to assess any visible damage, but it is best to have a professional roof inspection if you have any suspicion of damage. An annual roof check is recommended for every homeowner, as it is much less costly to make small repairs than it is to wait until you have leaks or major damage.