How To Know You Need Shingle Repairs

shingle repairsIt’s very important that your roofing system stays in the best shape possible. Issues with your roof can lead to larger issues throughout your home including the foundation, drywall, electrical system, just to name a few. We may not all be professional roofers, but we do all have the ability of seeing damage to our roofs and shingles. Check out some of these tell-tale signs that your shingles need some repair.

  • Broken Shingles – If you have noticed that your shingles are broken or even missing, your roof is in high risk of leaks. These missing shingle significantly reduces the roof’s ability to shed water. This typically comes with normal aging of the roof or an underlayment that was incorrectly installed.
  • Clawing Shingles – This is a sign that your roof is aging and has been in excessive heat. Clawing, curling, asphalt shingles are completely vulnerable to ice and high speed winds. They can become stiff, lose tab edges and break.
  • Damaged Flashings – Flashings are subject to separation or lifting if they are located around chimneys, skylights, stacks, or valleys. The movement is due to general contraction and expansion. This can cause the fasteners to become loose which will for and entryway for water.

If you’re noticing anything that was listed above, be sure to contact the professional roofers at Williams Roofing and Construction. We have the experience and abilities to get your roofing system back into tip top shape, in turn saving you money in the long run. Call us today to speak with one of our contractors. Dial 217-636-8071.