Asphalt shingles are covered by a layer of granules that protects the backing material from UV radiation and provides the roofing color. Some of these granules can come loose as the roof ages, and as a trusted local roofing contractor, we at M & A Roof Home Improvement are often asked by homeowners whether this is a problem. In today’s post, we take a look at what causes asphalt shingle granule loss—and whether or not you should be worried about it.
Asphalt shingle roofs are expected to last 20 to 30 years, and it’s important for homeowners to keep themselves updated on their roof’s age. There are problems that are inherent to old roofs and keeping an eye on your roof’s condition can help you anticipate these problems before they get worse.… Continue Reading