Fixing a severely damaged roof can cost a fortune. Rather than waiting for things to worsen before taking action, homeowners could save quite a bit of money by addressing problems early on. This requires vigilance in monitoring its condition throughout the year. Basic roof inspection doesn’t require professional help and neither does one need to get up-close with the shingles to accomplish this. Simply walk along the perimeter of the house while searching for tell-tale signs of roof decay. Don’t just look up as some of the most obvious indicators can actually be lying on the ground.
Washed Out Granules
The shingles are coated with tiny bits of granules. Due to old age and continuous heavy downpour, some of these may be washed away and deposited on the ground. If large deposits are found then the roof may be wearing out fast. At times, even whole shingles can be swept …