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SIGNS THAT YOU
MIGHT NEED A NEW
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
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
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 further.
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
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?
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1445 Fredrick St., Cleveland Tn.