5 Signs Your Roof Sustained Water Damage

One of the roof’s most common and strongest adversaries is water, as it can damage your roof quite heavily while still being discreet about it. Left unattended, and your whole roof could weaken to the point of needing costlier and more time-consuming repairs that you could’ve prevented had you known which signs to look out for early on.

But while water damage can be almost invisible to the average homeowner at first, that doesn’t mean that you can’t do some preemptive roof inspection and see if there are some signs that, while not directly signaling water damage, may very well be strong indicators for it.

Here are five signs that you should look out for if you’re concerned about potential water damage on your roof:

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4 Ways a New Roof Can Help on Energy Costs [Infographic]

On average, how much a homeowner spends on their utility bills is heavily influenced by energy costs — that is, the heating and cooling of their homes. Depending on the weather and the conditions of your house, your energy bills can quickly skyrocket, severely burdening your pockets. That’s why many homeowners are always on the lookout for ways to become more energy-efficient, like replacing their bulbs or painting their houses in lighter colors.

However, you shouldn’t forget that even your roof can affect how much energy your house is using. A low-efficiency, poorly-insulated roof leads to higher bills as it forces you to use more power for long periods of time to try and compensate for the lack of heat or coolness. A new roof, however, will ensure that your house can sufficiently keep your home protected from the elements while also helping you save energy.

In this infographic, we’ll discuss 4 ways a new roof can help you save on energy costs:

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