Your roof may last for many years. However, there are numerous factors that can harm your roof and shorten its lifespan.
The wind is a major cause of roof damage. Strong winds can cause your shingles to lift. This will expose the other areas of your roof. Your roof can be damaged by strong weather conditions.
Your Mabati may be home to bats, birds, raccoons, squirrels, and mice. They can also seriously damage your roof. They have the ability to rip the Mabati apart. Furthermore, critters can chew through your home’s walls. This can not only cause serious damage to your roof, but it can also spread diseases.
Twigs, pine needles, leaves, and branches are examples of debris. It may cause moisture to build up on your Mabati. This moisture has the potential to rot your Mabati. It may also worsen the condition of the Mabati. Trees that are too close to or hang over your roof can cause damage over time.
Ice and Snow
Ice can form whenever the temperature falls below freezing. The ice can seriously harm your Mabati. When it melts, the moisture will cause damage to the roof. When the snow melts, it can damage your roof and cause water damage.
Gutters and Downspouts
Gutters and downspouts collect rainwater and direct it away from the house. However, if the gutters and downspouts are not functioning properly, water will not seep into the roof and rot it.
UV rays are another name for ultraviolet rays. They are emitted by the sun. UV rays can cause your roof to rot and dry out.