Key Dangers Your Roofing System is Failing

There are a variety of reasons why you may need a roof replacement.  Here are the top eight reasons why you may need a roof replacement.

8 Eight Signs Your Roof May Need Replacing

  1. Leakage in attic after wind-driven rain

Possible Cause: Leaky or inadequate shingle underlayment or deteriorated flashing

  1. Leakage in attic after ice build-up

Possible Cause: Inadequate shingle underlayment allows water from ice dams to leak into the attic

  1. Blistering and/or peeling of interior and/or exterior paint

Possible Cause: Excessive temperature or high humidity due to poor attic ventilation

  1. Stains on interior ceilings and walls or mold and mildew growth

Possible Cause: Inadequate or faulty shingle underlayment allowing leakage or inadequate ventilation

  1. Exterior decay, sheathing and/or siding

Possible Cause: Poor attic ventilation

  1. Missing, cracked or curled shingles

Possible Cause: Shingles have reached the end of their useful life

  1. Dark, “dirty-looking” areas on your roof

Possible Cause: Loss of granules due to age of shingles

  1. Excessive energy costs

Possible Cause: Insufficient attic ventilation causes heating/cooling system to run excessively.

If you have any questions or concerns about your roof’s condition, we’re here to help. We provide free thorough roof evaluations as well as an attic inspection. Give MCE a call at (503) 397-2215 or Fill Out Our Free Roofing Consultation Form.

Angie Holcomb
Author: Angie HolcombIn late 1993, one year after their marriage, Angie and Mark Holcomb decided it was time to follow their dream, and the couple set out to launch their own business. One year later, in 1994, Marks Custom Exteriors was established, one loving couple, one new truck and a passion for their vision. 25 years and many roofs later, MCE has grown to become Portland's premier roofing company and one of the only Nationally Recognized Roofing Companies in the State of Oregon as a GAF Master Elite Contractor. They remain committed to building lasting relationships with their customers through outstanding customer service, expert craftsmanship, and professional behavior and appearance among every member of our team.