Think you might be in the market for a metal roof replacement? If so, you’ve come to the right place.
In this article, we’ll discuss some of the more common signs it’s time to replace your roof, what you need to be aware of and when to contact our expert roofing team at Manchester Roofing.
Common Signs Your Metal Roof Needs Replacing
Metal roofing rarely needs replacing overnight without explanation. Often, there are signs that indicate your roof is starting to fail. Here, we’ll discuss some of the common signs you need to take note of when it comes to your metal roof.
Poor Initial Installation
Bad roofing can cause severe issues, not just from an aesthetic point of view but also from a structural standpoint. If your inspector has identified an issue with the installation of your current roofing, it’s best to get it rectified as soon as possible.
Mould or Mildew
Mould or mildew is a clear indicator your roof may need replacing. This is particularly the case if your roof has been badly maintained. If mould and mildew on your roof is an issue, it’s best to arrange for an inspection.
Sagging is a major issue for metal roofing, as it often indicates the presence of structural damage (or the potential for it to be caused, if caught early). This is a definite sign you’re in the market for a full roofing replacement.
If water remains on your roof, rather than running away as it should, it’s likely an indication that something is wrong. When the problem is continual, and repairs aren’t resolving it, you should consider a metal roofing replacement.
One of the great things about metal roofing is its capacity to provide insulation. When this insulation fails, you will find fluctuations in temperature. This indicates it’s time to replace your existing roof with a new one.
Rust, Loose Panels or Deteriorating Flashing
Deteriorating flashing, loose panels and rust are clear signs your roof isn’t as well-maintained as it should be. If the problem remains consistent and isn’t fixed with a thorough, regular cleaning schedule, you may start to experience structural issues. This in turn will lead to more damage than simply needing a roof replacement.
Flaking paint is another sign your roof may be deteriorating. Arrange for a roofing inspection and conduct any suggested repairs. If this is impossible, or doesn’t fix the issue, it may be time for a roofing replacement.
Wrinkling causes waves in your roof due to uneven underlay or overtightened fasteners. This usually indicates a need for your roofing to be replaced as soon as you can, or you risk making the issue worse than it could be.
Leaks or Stains on Ceiling
Leaks through your ceiling or sudden staining that can’t be explained is generally an indication that something is structurally wrong with your roof. If one of our roofing experts can’t find a repair solution that will be effective, the best option is a roofing replacement.
Storm or Hail Damage
Storms and hail can cause untold damage to your roof, whether you’re aware of the problem or not. If you notice excessive damage to your roof, or any of the common signs that may indicate unseen problems, it’s best to contact our roofing inspectors and arrange a replacement.
While metal is known to be one of the most durable and long lasting materials for roofing, it doesn’t mean it’s infallible. If it’s been 30 years or more since you’ve had your roof replaced, consider this your sign to do so.
When to Contact Manchester Roofing
The team at Manchester Roofing are some of the best roofing professionals in the industry. Over the decades we’ve been in business, we’ve seen all there is when it comes to roofing and worked hard to become a leading provider of both commercial and residential roofing.
To arrange a thorough roofing inspection by trusted professionals, or to book in a roof replacement, contact us today.