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The 10 Warning Signs for a Damaged Roof

Your roof may be telling you something. These problems can be present at different stages in the life of your roof. The only way to be certain that your roof is in tip-top shape is to have it regularly inspected by trained professionals.
10 Warning Signs At Fritz Roofing Service of Des Plaines, Illinois, our contractors want you to have a long-lasting roof to keep your family safe. To prevent any potential problems, we have created a list of the top 10 warning signs for a damaged roof below.

10 Warning Signs

Roof or Ceiling Spots
1. Roof or Ceiling Spots
Your roof may be telling you something. Spots on your interior ceilings or walls are indicative of a leak that could cause major damage if left unchecked.
Dark Streaks 2. Dark Streaks
Your roof may be telling you something. Dark streaks on your roof are most likely due to algae growth, which can be removed by a professional.
Curled, Buckled, or Missing Shingles 3. Curled, Buckled, or Missing Shingles
Your roof may be telling you something. Shingles that look as if they are curling, buckling, or missing may be the sign of a serious roof problem.
Dark Patches 4. Dark Patches
Your roof may be telling you something. Dark patches on the roof or in the attic may be indicative of rotting or mold caused by improper ventilation in the attic.
Damaged Flashing 5. Damaged Flashing
Your roof may be telling you something. Missing pieces of flashing (the strips of weatherproofing around chimneys and vents on your roof) could cause serious and costly roofing problems.
Granule Loss 6. Granule Loss
Your roof may be telling you something. Small grains of asphalt in your gutters and downspouts can be a sign of premature roof aging.
Shake Roof 7. Shake Roof
Your roof may be telling you something. Dark streaks on your shake roof are most likely due to algae growth, which can be removed by a professional.
Loose or Falling Tiles 8. Loose or Falling Tiles
Your roof may be telling you something. Loose tiles may lead to costly repairs and should be repaired or replaced immediately. The only way to be certain that your roof is in tip-top shape is to have it regularly inspected by trained professionals.
Dark Spots on Decking 9. Dark Spots on Decking
Your roof may be telling you something. Dark spots on the joists or decking could be mold and an indication of moisture intrusion or poor ventilation and could cause major damage if left unchecked.
Poor Ventilation 10. Poor Ventilation
Your roof may be telling you something. Poor ventilation could be ruining your roof from the inside, costing you thousands in unseen dollars and voiding your manufacturer’s warranty if left unchecked.

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