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ROOF GLOSSARY

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Algae Shingle

Regardless of the region you live in, climatic conditions will allow moisture to be retained on all or at least on some portions of your roof. The life expectancy of your roof can be shortened considerably because of this condition which promotes the growth of destructive moss, fungus and algae. Sunlight obstructions such overhangs, trees or even a northern exposure only serve to increase the build-up of moss, fungus and algae.

 

Curling Shingle

Even the smallest leak or curling shingle can be. a sign of trouble. That’s when it’s time to hire. someone who knows what to look for.

Decaying Shingle

Bending or twisting of shingles can be caused by lack of ventilation or by improper number of fasteners.

Peeling Shingle

If minor problems are left undetected or unaddressed they can lead to the deteoration of your roof. By addressing your problems early you can maximize the life expectancy of your current roof. No matter how big or small your problem, contact us to schedule an evaluation on your roof. We will provide you with our expertise and an estimate for the cost of repairing your roof.

DID YOU KNOW?:

Most people think of a new roof as just a contractor installing new shingles and nails. But savvy homeowners know better! Today, effective roofing systems rely on advanced material technology and an integrated systems approach to protect your biggest asset— your home.

 

Poor Vent

Poor roof venting and sometimes tree shading can decrease the overall life expectancy of the roofing system and cause mold growth. Shingles that are uplifting or have popping nails are indicators of potentially undesirable attic moisture conditions. Shingles that are clawing or fish mouthing are indicators of poor attic ventilation.

 

Stained Wall

A stained interior wall can be a sure sign of a leaking roof. Don't let this lead to bigger repairs, call Roof Doctor, Inc. for a free estimate.

Wind Driven Rain

With wind-driven rain, shingles are raised slightly by the wind. Water then gets under the shingles and seeps through the roof.

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