Inspecting your roof may be one of the last things you think to do regularly. Experts recommend doing a roof inspection every spring and fall. Start in the attic and check for sagging, water damage, dark spots, and outside light shining through the roof. Then go outside and check for missing or damaged shingles, signs of rot or algae growth, and check around chimneys for wear. If you notice anything concerning, call a licensed roofing contractor (or two). They’ll tell you if you need a minor repair or if you will require a whole new roof. This article also details the materials available for a new roof depending on where you live.
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