3 Common Types of Roof Damage in Indianapolis

Even the most robust roofing components are susceptible to different types of roof damage over time. As a property owner, your goal should be to ensure that the roof is protecting you from the sometimes volatile and extreme elements of Indiana weather.

Here are the three most common types of roof damage that we regularly witness in the Central Indiana area. Hopefully, you can identify the degree of damage to your roof early, and you can get the experts at Bryant Roofing Systems in to either replace your roof or repair the different types of roof damage in the most cost-effective manner.

If the roof damage is too much for you to assess, call us at 317-342-4050 or email service@bryantroofs.com for a free estimate as soon as possible.


#1: Broken Shingles

One of the most common forms of property damage that occurs during storms is shingle fracture. One or two broken shingles should not have much of an impact on the shelter your roof provides, but over time a few cracked, peeling or otherwise broken roofing shingles can turn into a significant issue. Unless you promptly attend to your broken shingles, it is only a matter of time before those around them begin to break as well. 

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#2: Blow-Offs

While nearby Chicago is known as "the Windy City," the Central Indiana area is much windier! With an average annual wind speed of more than 10 miles per hour. If your roof's flashing has been appropriately installed, day-to-day winds should not be a problem.

If your roof's flashing was not installed correctly, however, you may step out of your home after a windstorm in early March or even in late April to find pieces of broken shingles all of your front lawn. And there are several reasons why you need to replace missing roof shingles.


#3: Leaks

Roof leaks can create severe damage to your home because a leaking roof is a type of roof damage that can expose various elements of a home's foundation to moisture, spurring mold spore growth and causing significant water damage. A leaking roof can cause mold damage. Suppose you do not hire a residential roofer to repair this severe type of damage a roof experiences. In that case, you run the risk of the roof of your home being compromised to the point where a full-scale roof replacement becomes an immediate necessity. Also, mildew and mold spores can constitute a serious health hazard that can become deadly if they are not addressed promptly.

Got Roof Damage? Call In the Pros.

Have you noticed one of these types of roof damage to your home's most valuable asset, your roof? Call us for a free roof inspection at our office as soon as possible. We can be reached via email at service@bryantroofs.com or by phone at 317-342-4050 for assistance right away before the roof damage becomes too severe to efficiently address.

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