When Do You Need a New Roof?

Having to replace a roof can be a daunting part of home ownership, but putting it off can make existing problems worse and lead to increased costs down the line. In some cases, it is clear to see that a roof needs to be replaced, while other times it is more difficult to spot. 

Signs You Need a New Roof

Below is a list of visual indicators that your roof may need to be replaced:

  • Edges of the shingles are curled 
  • Shingles are cracked or missing
  • Moss growing between shingles 
  • A sagging roofline
  • Storm damage
  • Bald spots or missing granules
  • Dark streaks on roof
  • Damaged flashing 
  • Multiple or severe leaks  

If you notice any of these signs, you should contact Watermark Exteriors to professionally inspect your roof and determine the best course of action.

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Age of Your Roof

Another indicator of a roof needing to be replaced is its overall age. Roof lifespan varies depending on the material it is made out of and the quality of workmanship. It can range anywhere from 15 to 20 years. 

Professional Roof Replacement

Hiring a reputable company to replace your roof will give you peace of mind knowing that your investment will last for decades to come. Roof replacement boosts curb appeal, makes your home more energy efficient and, ultimately, increases your home’s value. 

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