How often do you think about your roof? If you are like most homeowners, it is probably not very often. Your roof safeguards your home from bad weather and provides necessary structural support and insulation. Still, it is easy to forget just how important your roof actually is until you begin to notice blatant issues with its performance or appearance.

But because your roofing system plays such an essential role in keeping your home safe and comfortable, and because roofing issues that are caught late often end up becoming larger, more costly projects, we advise that you proactively keep an eye out for signs of problems. If you notice any of the issues below, it is a great time to give the experts at Colorado Roof Toppers a call:

1. Missing or Damaged Shingles

Shingles provide protection for your home and add curb appeal. Unfortunately, issues with your shingles often indicate that a roof repair project is in your future. Sometimes, especially after a particularly harsh bout of bad weather, you may discover shingles on the ground, or you might find that a visual inspection of your roof reveals that you are missing shingles.

Shingles can also deteriorate, which can lead to ventilation problems and moisture buildup inside your home. You may notice that your shingles appear to be curling or loosening, or that their material is flaking.

Any problems with your shingles warrant a call to Colorado Roof Toppers. As a GAF home remodeler, we can assess and fix any damage to ensure that your roof remains functional and beautiful.

2. Problems with Your Attic

If your home has an attic, it is good practice to occasionally take a peek inside to look for signs of roof damage. Some common problems that homeowners first spot within their attics include:

  • Leaks: A leak from your roof into your attic could mean trouble. Evidence of a leak includes: pooled water, dampness, visible water stains, and the presence of mold. If you find any of these signs, there is a good chance that your roof needs some TLC.
  • Sunlight Peeking Through the Shingles: Usually, the presence of natural light within a home is something to be celebrated. This is not the case within the attic, however. If you find that you are getting more sunlight than usual streaming into your attic, you may have a crack in your roof that will leave your home unprotected from the elements and allow unwanted pests to get inside.

3. Issues with Your Gutters

Gutters play a crucial role in preventing water damage. They will usually last for about twenty years, but inclement weather can impact their lifespans. If you notice cracks, rust, or sagging in your gutters, they may need repair or replacement. As the best gutter installers serving Longmont and Boulder, you can always give us a call if you suspect any issues, and we will be happy to take a look.

How Colorado Roof Toppers Can Help

If you have a feeling that something is wrong with your roof or gutters, we want to hear from you. With over forty years of experience, we have fielded questions from thousands of homeowners about their roofs and we would be happy to do the same for you. Our knowledgeable team can help with roof installation, replacement, and gutter issues. Contact us today for more information and a free quote.