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Roofing in Portland — Roof Repair & Roof Replacement

As a homeowner, you may be reluctant to spend money on costly exterior repairs to your Portland area home. Sure, exterior contracting services like roof repair and replacement can be pretty costly — but not nearly as costly as repairs might be if damages are neglected to be repaired.

As a homeowner, you may be reluctant to spend money on costly exterior repairs to your Portland area home. Sure, exterior contracting services like roof repair and replacement can be pretty costly — but not nearly as costly as repairs might be if damages are neglected to be repaired.

At Limitless Contracting, LLC, your local general contractor, we understand your concern with the cost of roofing repairs and replacement. That said, it is our goal to save you money in the long run by repairing or replacing your roof before issues cause further structural issues in your home. As an experienced contractor with over 20 years of experience repairing and replacing materials on home exteriors, we have the knowledge and skills to diagnose roofing issues before they affect the structure of your home. If you suspect that your roof might be damaged or in need of replacement, we urge you to contact us today to schedule a roof inspection or to receive a free roofing estimate.

How Can You Tell if Your Roof Is Damaged?

As a homeowner, you are not expected to be an expert in diagnosing whether or not your roof is damaged. That said, there are a few telltale signs that your roof is damaged or in need of replacement. If your roof is over 20 years old, there is a good chance that it has outlived its intended lifetime. That said, the lifetime of a roof can vary due to the diversity of roofing materials on the market. If you suspect your roof may have outlived its intended lifetime, simply schedule a roofing inspection with one of our experienced contractors. We would be more than happy to take a look for you.

When it comes to roofing repairs, however, it may not be as easy to diagnose whether or not your roof is functioning optimally. Because of this, we have listed a few of the telltale signs that you are experiencing an issue with your shingle roof. Continue reading to learn more.

Curling or Buckling Shingles

In the Pacific Northwest, roofs are exposed to extreme temperature changes and elements over the course of each year. Severe storm events can damage roofing materials and the rapid heating and cooling of shingles can cause them to curl, buckle, or crack as they shrink and expand. If you notice that a small section of your roof has damaged shingles, it is important that you schedule an inspection right away to determine the extent of the damages. The longer you wait, the more likely it is that the damages become worse.

Shingles Are Missing or Crooked

Another telltale sign that your roof has been damaged is when you notice that shingles are missing or crooked. Severe wind events can move shingles that were improperly installed and even completely remove shingles that have degraded over the course of the years. In addition to wind events, winter weather like heavy snow and ice dams in your gutter system can shift or remove shingles —exposing your home to further damages.

Finding Shingle Granules

Traditional shingles are made of compressed granules that shed water and snow from your roof. As a shingle degrades, these granules can become loose and wash off the shingle. This typically happens when a shingle is old and has been exposed to the elements for decades. If you notice granules in your gutters or at the base of your gutter downspouts, it could be a sign that your roof has outlived its intended lifetime and is in need of replacement.

Leaking Inside

The most obvious sign that your roof is in need of repair or replacement is the discovery of leaking or water damage inside of the attic. Because of this, it is important to check your attic once a year after a heavy rainfall. If there is leaking present or evidence of past leaking, we urge you to contact a local roofing contractor right away.

Roofing Repairs vs. Roof Replacement

Depending on the extent of damages or age of your roof, your local roofing contractor might suggest repairs or replacement. If the roof is old or damaged over a considerable area, it is more than likely that roof replacement will be necessary. If the roof is new and has isolated damages, however, there is a good chance that a small section of the roof can be repaired. By contacting an experienced roofing contractor at Limitless Contracting, LLC, you will be able to rest easy knowing that an experienced professional can diagnose the extent of damages on your roof.

Request Your Free Estimate!

If you think your roof is damaged or in need of replacement, schedule a roofing inspection today to receive your free roofing estimate. We look forward to working with you and keeping your Portland area home protected.