Numerous factors can cause significant damage to your roof including falling objects, animals and weather, especially heat, cold and wind. The area of the roof that is damaged can easily compromise the home’s structural support and encourage the growth of mildew and mold. By recognizing the signs of your home’s roof damage allows you to repair a minor roof problem long before it becomes something serious requiring major, extensive repairs.
Performing an inspection of your home’s roof should be done from the ground using binoculars, if possible. Never walk on a potentially damaged roof because of the risk involved. Only a license, roofing contractor should do that.
Specific Signs to Look For
There are specific signs that you can look for to determine if there is any potential damage to your home’s roof. These signs include: