Roof Repairs - Aledo's Best Roofing & Repairs
Roofs are destined to last and stand in service for a long period of time. However, that doesn’t denote that they are not going to fall prey to wear and tear and tolerate damage over the years. They could as well be damaged all of a sudden from severe weather conditions and similar events. Contact us at Aledo’s Best Roofing and Repairs to get a free inspection and assessment.
The Causes of Roof Damage
Extreme weather could undeniably cause roof damage. Tornadoes and sturdy winds could carry debris that might smash your roof and result in serious damage to it. Hail storms may force you to have your roof replaced as it may cause a sudden fall down. Tumbled trees could collapse right onto your roof and cause significant damage.
There are other probable causes of roof damage except for extreme weather conditions. It could as well be caused by season changes that go in temperatures. For example, freezing and then thawing or melting is a potential cause of damage and might even result in leakages.
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You cannot guess and predict how long your roof will last. Although it is made from the highest quality materials and built to last for 20 to 30 years. Incidentally, that’s how long asphalt roofs are thought to last. Some roofing materials could last even longer than that if they get correct care and maintenance, such as metal and tile.
Many different factors could come into play and affect just how long your roof will stand and last. It might be from wear and tear or it could be from the effects of extremely harsh weather. Those factors could definitely contribute to shortening the lifetime of your roof considerably.
Shingle deterioration affects roofs completely. However, it’s not the same for all roofs as some experience it faster compares to others. Shingles mostly deteriorate because of their exposure to extreme and diverse weather conditions.
Exposure to the sun’s extreme heat could wear down shingles significantly. The occurrence of sturdy winds be able to easily blow off shingles from your roof and that would leave your roof deck open and unprotected. On the other hand, a hailstorm could damage and cause small sections loss in the shingles. That could make their effectiveness lesser in protecting your home.
So in situations that you notice that your roof shingles are suffering from wear and tear for whatever reason, have them checked straight away. Roofing inspections done by experts could definitely pinpoint the source and cause of the problem. They could as well help you decide whether your shingles need repair or should be completely replaced.