How Do I Know It’s Time To Replace My Michigan Roof

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Potential warning signs that you may need to replace your roof – Michigan:

Quick tips to determine if you can repair your asphalt shingle roof or should it be replaced. Simply bend a tab of the roof shingle on a warm day.

  • If the shingle is flexible and doesn’t break, the roof has a few years left and you should be able to repair the damaged areas.
  • If the shingle breaks easily, then your best bet is to replace the entire roof.

Most experts agree that a typical roof here in Michigan will last between 20 and 25 years. If you think you need a New Roof, here are a few other things to look for. Does the edges of your shingles tabs looked cupped? Do you have cracked shingles or a lot of granules in your gutters or downspouts? Crumbling, buckling and curling asphalt shingles are a sure sign you need a new roof. If you need help determining if your roof is bad, We Offer Free Roof Inspection Services In Macomb County, Oakland & Wayne MI

Tips to Help Homeowners Choose the Right Roofing Contractor

When choosing a Michigan Roofing Contractor for your home, you must seek out multiple candidates with the proper licensing and a great business reputation in your area. Roof Replacement is an expensive investment in your home, so you’ll want to make sure it’s done right by a certified licensed contractor. Make sure you find an experienced roofing contractor who had good reviews and stands behind their work. Get local referrals, research the better business bureau BBB, check for proper licensing and insurances and always talk about the warranty.

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Select Restoration Roofing Division posses the knowledge, skills and expertise needed to handle even the most complicated roofing job. Since day one, we have built the professional reputation of this company on a foundation of superior quality workmanship and complete customer service. Our number one priority has always been to make sure that each and every customer is 100% satisfied, and that is something that will never change. Don’t take chances when it comes to the level of quality that goes into caring for and maintaining your roof.

General Roof Issues

Buckled or Lifted Shingles –

Buckled Shingles

Buckled or lifted shingles could be a tell tale sign that your roof needs to be replaced. Buckled Shingles could also be a symptom of a much more serious moisture issue related to shingle failure, or rotted sheeting beneath the roof. If you have buckling roof shingles contact us today for a free roof inspection and diagnosis.

Missing Shingles & Granules –

Missing Shingles

Missing shingles or granules are commonly caused by wind storms if the shingles are old, or possibly they were not installed properly. Missing shingles are a serious issue and can cause major water damage on the inside or your home. However missing shingles can easily be repaired. As the roof ages the asphalt dries out causing the granules to be dislodged which is a big issue because the granules act as a UV protector for the shingle. When the granules are missing the UV penetrates the shingle and the breakdown happens very rapidly leaving the roof vulnerable to blow off, and leaking.

Curling Shingles –

Curled Shingles

Usually when shingles reach the end of their life span, the roof shingles have did their job protecting your home and start to show their age and start to “Curl”. If the roof is over 20 years old and the shingles are curling it could be a sign that it is time to replace the roof. If the roof has been recently installed and the shingles are curling it could be a sign of a roofing material defect and should be inspected for further determination. Our Free Roof Audit inspection will find all of your roofing issues so you can determine what solution is best for you.

Algae Staining –

Moss Shingles

Algae is that dingy staining that makes the roof look dirty. Algae is actually a small plant that if left on the roof, it’s small roots can dislodge the shingle granules, and accelerate the decay of the roof shingles. In addition to this, moss feeds on algae so when moss grows on shingles it attaches to granules. When moss is removed from the roof it takes granules that reflect UV rays with it. This exposes waterproofing asphalt, and shortens the roofs life. Contact us to learn more about our convenient, gentle, bio degradable treatment process.

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