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SIGNS THAT YOU MIGHT NEED A NEW ROOF.
The National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) recommends a roof inspection two times a
year at a minimum- in the Spring and Fall. Be sure to inspect inside and out and don’t forget the attic!
Starting from the inside, you may want to look for the following:
The Importance of
It is unwise to move forward with a
repair, replacement, or new roofing
installation without first having the roof
inspected by a professional. How else can you
know if you are proceeding with the best
choice for the building's current conditions.
Roof replacements should not be executed if
the current roofing system has not met the
moisture survey, nor should a repair be
performed before knowing all of the
conditions of the roof.
Repairs and replacements that proceed
without proper inspection beforehand can
easily go awry. In fact, if the roofing
contractor or company that you have hired to work on your home or business does not insist upon inspecting the
roofing system prior to their work, you should be alerted to a problem. All too frequently, under-qualified
contractors take on jobs for which they are unprepared. The end result? Usually, a roof that is damaged even
Roofing inspections do not have to significantly delay the progress of your project. In fact, conducted by the
right professionals, these inspections will do nothing more than ensure that the project is executed as quickly and
safely as possible. At John White Roofing, our expert contractors have spent years inspecting and working on
roofing systems throughout Tennessee, and we have perfected the art of conducting thorough inspections in a
time efficient manner.
1) Places where the roof deck is sagging.
2) Signs of water damage or leaking on the walls and ceilings. This may look
like dark spots or trails of water.
3) Outside light showing through the roof.
4) Leaking in the attic after rain.
5) Increases in your utility bill.
When you take a look at the exterior of the roof, be
sure to check for missing shingles, curling of shingles,
buckling, decay and damaged flashing.
1) Check for any loose material.
2) Look for or wear around vents, chimneys and
3) You may notice shingle granules that look like
grains of sand. This is a sign of advanced wear
as the shingles are decaying.
4) Be sure and check for signs of moisture and
5) Don’t forget to examine the drainage of the roof.
Are your gutters and downspouts securely attached and
free of debris?
CALL JOHN WHITE ROOFING
FOR A FREE ROOF INSPECTION
1445 Fredrick St., Cleveland Tn.