Asphalt shingle roofs are a sight to behold when they’re clean, but are unattractive when they have a variety of organisms growing on them. These organisms—algae, moss, mold or mildew—can all grow on your roofing shingles when certain conditions, such as moisture, are present.
Of all the storms that occur in the area, a hailstorm is probably the most dangerous for your roof. Hailstones that fall from the sky may vary in size and density, but they inflict enough damage to residential structures. While cracked siding and shattered window glass may become apparent, none is more noticeable than damage on the roofing system.
Asphalt roofs are widely considered the direct upgrade from wood thanks to their superior durability, stability and excellent weather resistance. They also have a respectable expected life span and they can even reach 50 years with proper care and maintenance…. Continue Reading