Avoiding Roofing Disasters
Excessive Energy Costs
Possible cause: Insufficient attic ventilation causes heating/cooling system to run excessively
Possible cause: Environmental pollutants; vegetation, fungus or algae; loss of granules due to age of shingles.
Missing, Cracked or Curled Shingles
Possible cause: Shingles have reached the end of their useful life.
Exterior Decay, Sheathing, and/or Siding
Possible cause: Poor attic ventilation.
Stains Ceilings, Walls or Mold, Mildew
Possible cause: Inadequate or faulty shingle underlayment allowing leakage or inadequate ventilation.
Leakage in Attic After Ice Build-Up
Possible cause: Inadequate shingle underlayment allows water from ice dams to leak into attic.