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How to Know When to Replace Your Roof

Damaged roof

If you're a homeowner, you know that your roof is essential to your home's structure. It protects you and your family from the elements and keeps your home safe and dry. However, your roof won't last forever, and it's important to know when it's time to replace it.

Signs Your Roof Needs Replacement

Age

The age of your roof is one of the most significant factors in determining whether it needs replacement. Most roofs last between 15 and 25 years, depending on the materials used and the quality of installation. If your roof is approaching or exceeding its expected lifespan, it's time to start thinking about a replacement.

Visible Damage

If you can see visible damage to your roof, such as missing or broken shingles, cracked tiles, or holes, it's a sign that your roof needs replacement. These issues can allow water to seep into your home, causing damage to your walls, ceilings, and insulation.

Water Damage

If you notice water stains on your ceiling or walls, it's a sign that your roof is leaking. Even if you can't see visible damage on your roof, water damage inside your home clearly indicates that your roof needs replacement.

High Energy Bills

If your energy bills have been steadily increasing, it could be a sign that your roof is no longer effectively insulating your home. A new roof can help reduce your energy bills by providing better insulation.

Sagging

If your roof is sagging, it's a sign that there is significant damage to the structure of your roof. This could be due to water damage, rot, or a weakened structure. A sagging roof is a safety hazard and should be addressed immediately.

If you notice any of these signs, it's time to consider a roof replacement. A new roof will protect your home and family and increase your home's value. Fraser Roofing, LLC offers a range of roofing services to meet your needs. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and learn more about our roofing services and when to know when it's time for your new roof! (404) 341-7663

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