When it comes to the roof, the sun is viewed as a relatively harmless element, but it is one of the roof’s silent enemies that is truly unavoidable and can cause its own share of problems over time. Combined with the other unavoidable elements, the sun can deteriorate the roof slowly and make existent problems worse. Shingles are the main victim of the sun, as compromised or old shingles can become worse by cracking and splitting.
Small problems can become huge problems simply because of the sun’s rays. Though ignored when it comes to problem causers, the sun can do its share of damage to the roof. The summer can be like a thief in the night, causing problems to the roof with no way of knowing until the next rain comes and shows the leaks.
Having your roof inspected regularly is important to preventing further damage or future damage to your roof. Problems can be caught before they become problems or become significantly worse.