As our homes age, our underlayment and roofing materials age too. Have you ever looked at a car and wondered why the color was faded? That fading is the oxidation of the color through years of sun, rain, wind, and snow piling up.
We want to have better energy savings on our home, but we don’t look at the roof and how it affects our energy costs.
If your roof is 10 years or older, you should have a roofing expert inspect the condition of the roof.
Shingle roofs can have the most damage from hail, snow, rain, or sun. The life of an asphalt shingle roof could be estimated at 25 years. But, were the underlayment and the roof materials installed correctly?
Don’t overlook your roof when you want to save money on your electric bill.