You shouldn’t be too concerned when a few granules fall off your roofing system, since manufacturers usually add more granules than they need to. If one too many, however, have fallen off your new roof and it happened after an extreme weather event, then there is some cause for concern.
Asphalt shingles may be one of the most durable roofing materials on the market, but they are still susceptible to weathering or damage stemming from prolonged exposure to the elements. Luckily, home and building owners can undertake certain measures to slow down the aging process of your roof.
Many factors affect the longevity of a commercial roof, but poor maintenance is perhaps the most impactful.
Tools and equipment—they are one of the primary reasons homeowners in need of a roof repair or replacement turn to roof professionals like us. We believe in quality workmanship in every project that we handle, which is why it is important that the tools we use for the jobs we do are of high caliber. In other words, we don’t settle for tools you would often find in a typical DIY repair kit.
When it comes to newly installed roofs, failure is an option. Many homeowners fall into a false sense of security by not recognizing this fact.
To make sure your roof repair costs stay within your budget, it’s imperative to know the “why” as much as the “what” when assessing your roof’s health. Mobley Brothers Roofing and Renovation lists the common reasons why asphalt shingles fail prematurely: