Preventative Maintenance For Your Roof

Updated: May 2, 2019

Early detection and prevention of roofing issues can save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars. When potential problems are caught early on, preventative maintenance can be performed to prevent the issue from turning into something that requires a complicated or costly solution.

All homeowners should inspect their roof at least once per year or hire a professional roofing team, such as the experts at Texas Prime Roofing, to inspect it for them.

You can use the list below to perform a simple self-inspection of your roof.

Roof Inspection Checklist



Do you see any…

  • Blistered, curled, or split shingles?

  • Broken, loose, or missing shingles?

  • Broken seals?

  • Signs of granule loss?

  • Improperly hanging shingles?

Gutters & Eaves

Do you see any…

  • Dry rot, moss, or mold in any gutters or spouts?

  • Dry rot, moss, or mold mold in any pipes?

  • Piles of colored grit?


Do you see any…

  • Loose, exposed, or popped nails?

  • Cracked or worn rubber boots around vent pipes?

  • Missing caulk?

  • Rusty or corroded metal flashing?

  • Damaged or missing flashing?

  • Damaged siding?

  • Damaged or rotting fascia boards?

  • Cracks in the chimney?



Do you see any…

  • Dark areas on ceilings?

  • Cracks on roof sheathing?

  • Sagging between rafters?

Areas where light is coming through?

  • Leaks or holes around vents?

  • Signs of moisture, condensation, wet insulation, or mold?

  • Peeling paint underneath any roof overhangs?

  • Damp spots alongside fireplaces?

  • Water stains on water heater or furnace vent pipes?

If you do find any signs of leaks, damage, or anything else, do not hesitate to contact the professionals at Texas Prime Roofing for a professional assessment. We will work with you to address the problem in a timely manner and save you as much money as possible.