Roofing Danger Signals
Look For These Roofing Key Danger Signals
Attic Leakage: Winter Climates
Cracking and Curling
High Energy Costs
Possible cause: Leaky or inadequate shingle underlayment or deteriorated flashing.
Possible cause: Inadequate shingle underlayment allows water from ice dams to leak into attic.
Possible cause: Excessive temperature or high humidity due to poor attic ventilation.
Possible cause: Inadequate or faulty shingle underlayment allowing leakage or inadequate ventilation.
Possible cause: Poor attic ventilation.
Possible cause: Shingles have reached the end of their useful life.
Possible cause: Environmental pollutants; vegetation, fungus or algae; loss of granules due to age of shingles.
Excessive energy costs:
Possible cause: Insufficient attic ventilation causes heating/cooling system to run excessively.
In warm weather, inadequate ventilation will trap hot air in the attic, causing air conditioning systems to work harder, or leaving your home’s interior hotter and less comfortable.