Roof Inspections Columbus, Georgia

Installing asphalt roofing shingles on Columbus home

Shingles may be rated for a certain number of years by the maker, however this is accurate only if no situations like substantial storms occur to harm the roof shingles. As a property owner, you must get regular roofing examinations to maintain your roofing’s excellent condition and to avoid deterioration long before it starts. As well as preventing a substantial roofing repair work cost.

Protection and safeness are paramount! A thorough roofing inspection involves diagnosing and evaluating the roofing of either your residential or commercial building to see if it needs a significant repair service, minor repair work, or an entire roofing replacement. More recent roofs typically only need minor repair work and improvements, while older roofing systems typically need more major services done and even a full replacement unit.

If we find that just a few roofing shingles are broken or missing, and/or if the roofing has only minor leakages, you most likely will not need to change the entire roofing. Fixing any issues before they worsen is a precautionary step that can help your roofing last many years longer than the service warranty period, therefore saving you the cost of unnecessary roofing repair work or pricey replacement roofing setups.

Before buying a property, you must arrange a house inspection that consists of a roof inspection to make sure that you can factor in the required repair work into the cost of that property. Roofing examinations can spot normal roof issues that arise from weathering and aging and if there is any roofing leakage repair work required. They may or may not be covered by warranty.

For detailed roofing check-ups, call our Columbus crew. We serve all of Muscogee County and beyond. 

Instances of issues that can trigger leakages

Keep an eye out for the following:

  • Damaged or missing roof shingles
  • Shingles buckling/curling
  • Shingle granules in gutter systems
  • Drainage issues
  • Leakages or fractures
  • Roof sagging or drooping
    Plants or moss growth

Description of specific issues

An inspection of your roof by our Columbus {contractors|pros|experts|professionals may reveal the following:

Damaged flashing: Roof flashing is required to keep your roofing from leaking any place you have a penetration coming through your roofing, whether it’s a loft, skylight, chimney, or air vent pipeline.

If your flashing is incorrectly installed or worn out in some way, leakages can quickly emerge.

Wet areas on ceiling Brown areas appear on your ceiling or water is dripping from the ceiling.

Missing Shingles: If roof shingles are old or incorrectly installed, powerful winds can detach shingles.

Buckled roof shingles: Can be caused by extreme wetness or the sheeting underneath the roofing buckling. Buckled roof shingles can quickly break down.

Missing Granules: Asphalt dries out on old roofs. This causes the granules to be displaced. Granules secure roof shingles from sunlight.

Curving Shingles: The roof reinforcement can shrink, causing the roofing to curve. This typically occurs when shingles are near their expiry date.

Needles and Leaves: Creates dreadful look. Easy for moss and algae to root in and deteriorate roofs when needles and debris are left there.

Algae Discoloration: If algae are left on the roofing, their root systems can lift granules, causing the roofing to wear down. It likewise creates a dirty blemish.

Curving shakes: The curving of shakes is caused by faulty shakes or deteriorating shakes. Curving shakes can be freely be ejected by heavy winds.

Cracking Shakes: Shakes become more fragile as they age since they lose their natural oils. This causes breaking.


More services delivered by our Columbus roofing contractors

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