Missing Shingles? Don't Wait! Replace Them Today!

The asphalt shingle roofs are known for being sturdy and reliable. But even the best-maintained roof will eventually develop issues with time. One of the most common problems homeowners face is missing roof shingles and if you don’t get your shingles replaced quickly enough, this can lead to other more serious roofing problems such as leaks or water damage! Give Firehouse Roofing a call and we’ll send a drug tested, background checked roofing advisor to your home to replace your missing shingles same day! 

 

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(1) Increased Risk of Leaks

Your asphalt shingles act as a barrier between your home and the elements. When they’re in place, water can slide harmlessly off of them onto the ground below instead of seeping into your roof where it could cause future leaks to form. 

However, when these items are damaged or missing entirely from their designated spot on top of your house’s peak line, all that moisture is free to soak directly through any vulnerable materials beneath; this includes insulation and even plywood sheathing boards! The waterproof membrane may help reduce some risk but not much at all – if you have many outdoor spaces without protection then there will be more chances for mold growth too.

The best way to protect your home is by getting a roof inspection at least twice a year. This will allow you to catch any minor damage caused by missing shingles, and stop most leaks before they happen.

(2) Higher Energy Bills

Did you know that your roof helps keep energy bills low every month? It reflects the sun’s harmful UV rays and keeps them from heating up your attic space more than absolutely necessary. When you have missing shingles, the sun can easily heat up this area of your home and make it difficult for HVAC systems to do their job properly. This leads to higher monthly energy costs on top of increased wear-and-tear on equipment like air conditioners or furnaces!

Unfortunately, your problems won’t end once winter rolls around. Just as heat can get inside of an attic through the bare underlayment in summertime so too will cold air be able to seep into it during the colder months. Your home’s heating system will have to work that much harder to maintain a comfortable temperature indoors and ultimately these higher costs could damage you financially over time if left untreated for long periods of time without being fixed promptly by professionals like Firehouse Roofing.

 

(3) Excess Moisture in Attic

Anytime your shingles go missing or get damaged, there’s a risk that moisture will penetrate into your attic space and sub-roofing. Once this happens, it leaves the rafters vulnerable to collecting mold spores and mildew. 

Mold poses numerous health risks and if left untreated can spread throughout the rest of your home. Once it does, you’ll need to hire an experienced professional to get rid of the mold. Worse, you’ll likely need to replace the insulation in your attic to repair the damage caused by the moisture.

 

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Featured Services

We offer Residential & Commercial Roofing

  • Custom Roof Design
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Roof Inspection
  • Roofing Repair
  • Shingles
  • Ventilation
  • Gutters

  • Custom Roof Design
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Roof Inspection
  • Roofing Repair
  • Shingles
  • Ventilation
  • Gutters

Customer Testimonials

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Tasha Alderson
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I had a great experience with Firehouse Roofing. They were very professional. I was extremely happy with the entire process, start to finish. The new roof looks great! Definitely a top-notch company!
April Swayer
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Very trustworthy! I was very comfortable with the workers being at my house & they did an excellent job! They were in and out in a few days & were very respectful of our pets. I highly recommend them!!
Jeffery Brush
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Mark and the team were awesome, quickly coming to help me with the repair of my roof, gutters, fence, and windows. I was impressed and out and Mark always made sure we were happy with our results.