From the Roof Down...and Skin Deep
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figuring out what's going on? Beyond Maintenance...

deteriorated roof
This asphalt shingle roof has stood up to the weather for more than 30 years. But it has now reached the end of its practical life and will begin leaking within just a few years. 10% of the shingles have fallen off revealing the lighter blue unweathered shingles beneath. Another 5% are ready to blow off in the next storm, having lost their granular surface exposing the black asphalt. 40% more are brittle and buckled. This roof is beyond spot repairs because the damage is so extensive. In this case complete re-roofing makes more economic sense than spot repairs. Photo: ŠJohn Leeke.


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