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How to Identify Damage and Replace a Section of a Shingle Roof

Updated: Mar 4, 2023

Regardless of how small the damage is to your roof, it's a good idea to have a local roofing specialist take a look at the scope of the roof repair and project cost. The list below provides a thorough step-by-step approach to the things you should do if you need to replace a section of a residential shingle roof.


Step 1: Identify the Damage

If your roof is more than 20 years old and most of the shingles are damaged or badly worn, it's time to replace it. Weather changes, age of roof and how the initial roof installation was completed are leading factors of Shingle Roof Damage. There are a number of different signs of damage on your shingles:

  1. Loose or missing shingles

  2. Cracks in the shingle's surface

  3. Stained walls or ceiling (inside)

  4. Leaking Roof (inside)

  5. Dark spots on the shingles

Step 2: Take a Picture and Document in Detail

It's important to take detailed pictures of your roof and the damaged area in question. Take a few pictures from all angles and ensure to keep it on hand when working with roofing specialists. Ensure you include the pictures in your estimate request.

Step 3: Call Country Roofing

Give us a call or send us an email and include your pictures so we can give you an accurate estimate based on the level of damage and your home's square footage.


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