Need A New Roof?
Learn the signs of a failing roof
How do you know when it’s time for a new roof?
Age - The age of your roof is a good first indicator that it’s time for a new roof. If your roof is 20 years or older it’s time to consider a new roof. Roof typically last 20 – 25 years if properly installed and properly vented.
Inspect Your Roof - Get a pair of binoculars and look at your roof from the ground. A roof in need a replacement will show signs that it’s time for a new roof. Look for shingles that are beginning to curl, crack or are missing. These are tell-tale signs it’s time for a new roof!
Leaks in the Attic - If you have access to your attic and its unfinished take a look at the underside of the roof. Look for stains, wet or dry. A good time to check for leaks is after a wind driven rain storm. Also look for staining where pipes and chimneys go thru the roof as this is a common place for leaks when flashing begins to deteriorate and fail.
Check for Stains - If you see stains on your finished ceilings and walls its more than likely a leaky roof.
Ice Dams - If your roof is experiencing ice dams there is a good chance your roof could be leaking into the interior of your home. A new roof with proper underlayment should be installed.
Still not sure you need a new roof? Call the experts at Mass Roofing and Gutters for a FREE estimate at (781) 874-0095 or learn more about roof replacement.
Roofing Contractors Dorchester, MA
We've been re-roofing a lot of homes in Dorchester, MA lately. Dorchester has many style roofs from Mansard, to low pitch roofs on capes to Victorian style homes. Our crews can tackle any style roof. Check out the pictures below.