The premature aging of asphalt shingles is a serious problem. But just as it’s important to know the reason behind this, you should also be quick to take action and carry out necessary repairs.
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Asphalt shingles are among the most common roofing materials in the country. Their popularity among homeowners is undeniable. That being said, they are susceptible to the same issues as other materials, especially when subjected to extreme weather.
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Shingles are exposed to the elements 24/7. As such, they can fall prey to a variety of issues. One such problem is shingle cupping. This particular issue occurs on both organic-mat and fiberglass-mat asphalt roof shingles. That being said, they are more common on an organic mat. It’s important to diagnose the cause of early roof wear and tear.
The number one enemy of many of your home’s fixtures is uncontrolled water. Unfortunately, it is also one of the most common elements that your home gets exposed to all year round. High amounts of water and moisture are particularly detrimental to wooden structures as it softens the fibers and accelerates rotting. Composite materials like vinyl are more resistant to the bad effects of water, but they can fall victim to excessive staining caused by dust and dirt deposits that leaking water leaves behind. All these problems could leave you in dire need of a roof repair or, worse, a full replacement.
Your roof is a system comprised of a series of parts that all work together to provide your home with excellent protection from the elements. Choosing the right type of roofing material is important, and a lot of homeowners spend a lot of time making this decision. But don’t neglect the other parts that make up the rest of the system. During an installation, roofing specialists will not just attach the asphalt shingles onto the roof deck. They are often held in place by a layer called the underlayment that provides additional protection against water penetration.
First-timers are often caught off-guard by how challenging it can be to schedule a roof repair, replacement or maintenance visit. Most homeowners set appointments immediately after some bad weather or as part of their annual list of spring cleaning tasks. Experienced customers, however, know better than to jump on the bandwagon and call up the roofers during these peak seasons.
If you have needed wind or storm damage repair before, then you know how the weather can adversely affect your roofing system. But whether or not you have seen and dealt with the effects of strong winds firsthand, you definitely want to ensure that you won’t face this problem in the future. There are ways to protect your roof from severe weather.
No homeowner likes the idea of having a roof that is discolored or stained by moss and algae. Unfortunately, this problem is a common occurrence, especially if you live in a coastal area or a humid climate often. Thankfully, there are a few things that you can do to prevent the growth of algae and moss on your roofing. Roofing specialists from Brownstone Roofing share some helpful tips with you.