Warning Signs

Castle Roofing | Warning Signs old Roofs Atlanta, Ga 2017-04-06T14:40:31+00:00

If your roof is over 10 years old, you may want to look for other signs of trouble.

 

1. Algae Growth

Castle Roofing can remove algae on Roofs in Atlanta, Ga

 

Caused by growth of airborne algae deposited on roof. This does not affect the service life of the material. A common problem in warm, humid climates. Algae resistant shingles available regionally.

2. Curling

This is what curling shingles look like in atlanta georgia

 

The bending and twisting of shingles can be caused by lack of ventilation. Can also be caused by improper number of fasteners.

3. Blistering

castle roofing can help if you have blistering shingles in atlanta, ga

 

Caused by moisture in shingles. Caused by excessive use of asphalt plastic cement.

4. Missing Shingles

 

Castle roofing can help if you are missing shingles in the atlanta area

Caused by improper fastening and, also, from exposure to high winds. This problem can usually be solved by replacing individual shingles.

5. Rotting

 This is what rotting shingles look like in atlanta, ga

 

Decaying shingles caused by absorption of moisture by mat at the core of the shingle. This is a common problem with organic-based shingles.

6. Missing Granules

 

Castle roofing in atlanta can help if you're shingles are missing granules

Excessive loss of grains and particles in aging shingles indicates the need for replacement. On newly applied shingles, a certain number of loose granules is normal.

7. Damaged Flashing

 

Roof leaking from the chimney? Castle roofing in atlanta can help

Damage to the protective layer around the base of the chimney can be caused by drying and cracking, and, also, by improper installation. This can usually be repaired without replacing roof.

8. Buckling

 

Buckling shinges are a bad sign castle roofing can help in atlanta, ga

Several things contribute to warped shingles. Improperly applied felt, lack of ventilation and/or movement in deck can cause buckling.

9. Ceiling Spots

 

If you see this a spot in the ceiling like this it's from a leaky roof and castle roofing in atlanta, ga can help

Dark water spots on the ceiling or in the roof are caused by leaks in the roofing system. Need to check roof for damaged shingles and attic/crawl space for leaks in deck. Look for cracks in flashing around chimney and vents. On rafters, check for leaks that travel away from original source.