I've lived here seven years and never looked at the back of my roof before so I don't know how long it has been like this. Took a look now because I was planning to re-shingle.
There is a noticeable sag in one spot below the roofline, with a slight sag if any in the roofline itself. I went up into the attic and noticed some sheathing is broken as well as one of the rafters in the vicinity has a split along the grain. Then I looked along the ridge beam and noticed that on the front side of the beam (the side OPPOSITE the sag) some of the rafters are pulling away from ridge beam along the bottom of it. The rafters on the sag side are all attached nice and tight to the ridge beam, which I thought was odd.
I guess I need an engineer (or do I call a contractor?) to look at it but I am concerned about what the repair will involve. I just had central air installed and there is all new ductwork and an airhandler in the attic! I'm very worried that the roof has to be removed/rebuilt. I'm also afraid of the cost, but maybe my insurance will cover it?
Thanks for any thoughts/advice on what needs to be done to repair this, and how quickly I should move on it.
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