Danger Signals to Look for on Your Tacoma Roofing System


How often do you think about your home’s roof?  If you are like most people not very often! As long as your Seattle or Tacoma roofing system is doing the job of keeping the elements out, you simply put it out of your mind. But to make sure you roof continues to do its job, Tedrick’s Roofing recommends you watch for these danger signs, as outlined by GAF, the nation’s leading manufacturer of roofing systems.

Any or all of these danger signs may indicate a problem is brewing with your Seattle roofing.

  1. Leak in the attic after wind-driven rain. This may be caused by inadequate shingle underlayment or deteriorating flashing.
  2. Leak in attic after ice build-up. Inadequate shingle underlayment and difference in attic/roof temperature can cause ice dams and water backup.
  3. Blistering or peeling of interior or exterior paint. Poor attic ventilation or seeping water can cause paint to lose adhesion.
  4. Water stains on walls or ceilings. This may indicate water seeping into the home.
  5. Mold or mildew growth on walls or ceilings. Another indicate of water seepage.
  6. Decaying roof shingles. This may be caused by inadequate attic ventilation, or aging of the roof.
  7. Missing, cracked or curling shingles. Indicates shingles have reached the end of their useful life.
  8. Dark patches on roof. Can be caused by fungus growth and decay of granules on shingles.
  9. Excessive energy costs. Insufficient attic ventilation can cause your heating and cooling system to run excessively.

Take time at least once every year to look for these danger signals. And every 3-5 years call the experts in roof repair Kent and Auburn trust- Tedrick’s Roofing- to conduct a full, professional roof inspection.

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Tedrick's Roofing, Inc.
37220 188th Ave SE
Auburn, WA 98092
(206) 824-3440