Signs your roof shingles need replacement

A damaged roof or shingles can cause headaches like structural damage, flooding, or higher energy bills. When it comes to asphalt shingles, one of the most popular choices for roofs in Edmonton, there are tell-tale signs of aging and damage. These signs can help homeowners know when to call a roofing company in Edmonton for roof and shingle replacement.

Rapid Roofing & Repairs Inc. in Edmonton focuses on supplying homeowners with not only the best quality roofing shingles but also focus on a quality installation while providing an amazing experience from start to finish.

One of the manufacturers they work with is Owens Corning which provides an excellent product overall builder-grade shingle in the marketplace. Not only do they specialize in shingle replacement, our professionals can assess if it’s time for new, high-quality shingles. If not, they have a repair department that can help with repairs to extend the life of your shingles.

In the meantime, below are some signs to watch out for in aging or damaged roof shingles.

Signs it is time for roof shingle replacement

Recent extreme weather

In Edmonton, your roof shingles will be exposed to wind, heavy rain, hail, snow, ice, and freeze-thaw cycles. So, if there are any recent extreme weather events, like Edmonton’s strong thunderstorms or wind storms like the recent squall, then it is an excellent time to assess your roof.

The impact of hail, rain, wind, and winter ice can take shingles off the roof. Rapid Roofing & Repairs can help and will replace all missing shingles and also check the rest of your roof for regular maintenance issues to extend your roof’s life.

Shingles show visible wear

If you currently have asphalt shingles, you can tell if they are wearing down by looking at the granules or edges. If the granules no longer look consistent and even, this means the shingles are aging. Additionally, if the shingle edges look warped or curled, you’ll know they are starting to show their wear.

Aging shingles do not function as well and can be problematic. If you notice missing granules or curled edges and warping, contact Rapid Roofing & Repairs for a rapid quote on roof replacement.

Your roof is decades old

If your roof is 25 to 30 years old, it has likely at the end of its lifespan. Most asphalt roofs that were installed 20 years ago will soon need replacing. If you’re unsure how old your roof is, contact Rapid Roofing & Repairs. They can inspect your roof for signs of wear and estimate its age based on the condition.

You can also check the seller’s disclosure documents you obtained when purchasing your home. They might include when the roof was last replaced. Remember, if you’re purchasing a new home, ask about the roof’s age to be more prepared for if and when you need a replacement.

Roofing in Edmonton

Rapid Roof & Repairs in Edmonton operates on the core values of professionalism, quality, and communication. They strive to redefine the roofing experience. This is what they consider the Rapid Roof Advantage. They apply this to all of their services, including roof replacements. Beyond roof replacements, Rapid Roof & Repairs also offer eavestroughs replacement, leak repairs, and complete roofing installations. They offer these services in Edmonton and the surrounding area. They are a Preferred Contractor and installer of Owens Corning shingles which provide a 50-year warranty on top of Rapid Roofing’s 10-year warranty.

Contact Rapid Roofing & Repairs Inc. today to learn about their roofing advantage!

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