ROOFING LEAKS AND REPAIRS
Many different areas on your roof can cause leaks, from flashing and skylights to old shingles. Even a hole in your siding or leaky windows can appear as a roof leak. Address leaks right away to avoid mold and interior water damage. Water in your attic can pose a fire hazard and waste energy as insulation becomes saturated. Your roof and your home can suffer major structural damage if left unchecked.
To spot a roof leak, look for water spots on your ceiling. Inspect your attic during a rainstorm to see if water is getting in. After a storm, check for missing shingles, damaged flashing or any other compromised roof components.
Be proactive in getting leaks permanently fixed. Once your roof system is compromised by a storm, fire or sudden malfunction, it’s critical you call a roofing contractor for a quick repair or a protective tarping to prevent further damage. Many roofers offer 24-7 emergency service to get your leaky roof stabilized. In the meantime, collect the water leaking through the roof and clean up any pooling water.