Signs That You Need Shingle Repair

need-shingle-repairThe health of your roofing system is very important. Your roof is the main line of protection that lies between you and mother nature. Regular maintenance is a major key to maintaining the health of your roof, but during the interim, there are things that you can look out for to save you some severe damage.

  • Broken Shingles – The roofing system’s ability to shed water a is drastically weaken by shingles that are broken or missing entirely and result in a leak. A common cause is excessive wind.
  • Buckling Shingles – Buckling refers to the warped like appearance  that normally runs up the roof’s slope. These damaged shingles can be easily torn off by high winds.
  • Curling shingles – Curling can also be referred to as clawing. These shingle are easily damaged by wind and ice. They can lose tabs and become hard and break. Clawing is a sign that your roof has endured excessive heat and is aging.
  • Damaged Flashing – Flashing that are found around chimneys, skylights, valleys, and a number of other places are each at risk of lifting and separation. This can be a result of natural contractions and expansions that may occur. The movement causes fasteners to loosen and lift allowing water to enter.

So if you happen to notice any of these issues going on with your roofing system, give us a call. Great Built Construction is here to provide all of San Antonio, TX with the best residential roofing repairs money can buy. Dial (210) 663-0464.