Don't let a leak be your first clue that something is wrong with your roof. An annual inspection of your roof will help detect problems before they become serious.Skip to next paragraph
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Warning signs to look for:
*Black areas and cracking shingles on an asphalt or slate roof.
*Cracks, gaps, and missing or broken caulking around chimney, flashing, and vents.
*Missing, curled, or broken shingles.
*Water damage on overhangs and the "valleys" where water runs off the roof.
*Stained or discolored spots on ceilings or walls inside the house.
Source: North American Precis Syndicate
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