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Repair Vs. Replacement - Your Roofing Solution

Updated: Jul 7, 2020

1. Inspecting Your Roof - From a safe distance

To start, you can conduct a visual inspection from the ground. Be safe when inspecting your roof—We suggest viewing your roof from a window inside the house or use binoculars from the ground. If in doubt, don’t hesitate, call a professional roofing contractor. Look for signs of aging such as cracks or loose shingles. Your flashing boot should be intact. Any leaks or water stains to the inside of your home's ceiling can be a sign of roof damage.

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2. Signs You Need a Roof Repair

One of the signs of a roof repair is a small concentrated leak in your home. If this is true then you are going to need to look for a roof repair company. Another sign of roof repair is a few missing or worn shingles on your roof.

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3. Signs You Need a Roof Replacement

There are a few things to take into consideration when determining if you need a roof replacement. Your roofs age is a great place to start. Knowing when your roof was installed will offer you insight into how much life it has left. Most asphalt shingles will last anywhere from 20 - 25 years. Another sign of needing a roof replacement is if your shingles are discolored, loose, or missing.

Get in touch with Birmingham Roofs qualified roofing team for a consultation or quote if you suspect your roof has damage. Give us a call today to schedule your free assessment.

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