Shingle cupping and curling are signs that your roof is no longer as healthy as it used to be. “Cupping” is when the shingle center is concave or depressed, so a cup is formed by the shingle. “Curling” is when the edges turn up. If you notice your asphalt shingles cupping or curling, you should immediately call a roofing company for an inspection.
Call a Roofer Before the Problem Worsens
Knowing the causes behind cupping and curling can help prevent them from happening.
If your roof isn’t that old but the shingles are curling and cupping, it might be due to the harsh weather. Hail can induce as much wear and tear as years of normal exposure, with varying extremes of temperature and moisture. Some parts of the roof, for example, may be more damaged by hail than rain and sun.
Calling a professional at the first sign of cupping can help you avoid a complete replacement. You should call a proven and reputable roofer, however, like Elite Roofing Solutions, instead of relying on people you don’t know. You might be tempted to use an out-of-town roofer that promises lower rates, only to find out they’ve used subpar materials and bad workmanship.
Check the Attic Ventilation
High temperatures may also come from below the roof, usually via the attic. Shingle damage is usually initiated by poor roofing system ventilation. The heat in an attic should escape quickly so it doesn’t result in your shingles heating up. Ask your professional roofer how your attic can have better ventilation. Remember, simply adding vents may not solve the problem. Professionals know how to install a shingle roofing system with just the right amount of ventilation it needs.
Elite Roofing Solutions is always ready to help homeowners with cupping or curling shingles. Call us today at (855) 588-6610. We can help you in Woodlands, TX, and in other nearby locations.