How to Tell If You Need a New Roof

How to Tell If You Need a New Roof


Roof DamageMany times a customer will call us wondering if we can repair their leaking roof, or if they will be forced to replace the entire roof. The good news is that, in many cases, we can make repairs that will extend the life of your existing roof. However, there are times when a roof is damaged beyond repair, or simply reaches the end of its useful life. Whether it’s a shingle, metal, or flat commercial roof, the one roofing contractor to call is Bradley Construction, serving the greater DC Metro area.

Here are six signs to look for that may indicate a problem with your roof. It is a good idea to have your roof inspected at least every 3-5 years by a professional roofing contractor like Bradley Construction.


  1. Ceiling spots in your home that could be caused by leaks in your roof

Ceiling Damage from Roof

  1. Damaged flashing around vent pipes, chimneys and windows or skylights
    Damaged Flashing


  1. Missing shingles
    Missing Shingles


  1. Shingles that are worn, curled, cracked, or blistered
    Curled Shingles


  1. Excessive algae or moss growth
    Moss Damage


  1. Buckling, warping or sagging on the roof deck
    Buckling Roof


Some of these problems are obvious, but others are difficult to see from ground level. There’s no need to get on a ladder or climb out of a second-story window to see for yourself. Simply contact the experienced roofing contractor, Bradley Construction we will do a thorough review of your roof.

If you observe one or more of these signs, your roof probably requires repair or replacement. The worst thing you can do is to ignore the damage and hope it goes away! Here’s a clue: it never does. Instead, contact the DC Metro area’s  roofing contractor with the most experience and a straightforward approach you’ll appreciate – Bradley Construction.

Get a Free Estimate Today from Bradley Construction

Call Bradley Construction today for a FREE estimate on roof replacement or complete the form on the right side of this page. We’re grateful that for 34 years we have been thought of as on of the most dependable and reputable contractors the DC Metro area.


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