Advancements in roofing technology have made asphalt roofs even more durable and weather-resistant, further solidifying its place as the number one residential roofing system. Despite this, it’s not immune to problems that occur during the manufacturing process.
In most cases, the weather quietly wreaks havoc on your home by attrition, but ravaging storms can cause severe destruction instantaneously. StormAid Restoration explains the most damaging elements that can compromise your property’s structural integrity.
Shingle curling is a sign of aging. It happens when the volatiles in the asphalt dissipate, causing shingles to become less flexible. However, this phenomenon can also be observed in relatively new roofs. While curling is never a good thing, it’s worse when it occurs before your asphalt shingles reach midlife.
Leaks are a common but underrated threat to the roof. They start out small and can grow in a matter of weeks, often flying under the homeowner’s radar until they are doing extensive damage to the roof and the rest of their property.
When it comes to roofing projects, working with an unreliable contractor is a disaster waiting to happen. You should hire the best even if it means choosing the highest bidder. Otherwise, you’re bound to face the consequences of these irresponsible mistakes: