What do icicles hanging down and roofing insulation have in common? Icicles dangling from your home here in Michigan, while you might think they’re pretty, are just a sign of wasted heat.
As noted in other blogs, Above Roofing and Exteriors walks many roofs and evaluates the life and health of hundreds of roofs in the Grand Rapids area. We see many avoidable problems by whichever West Michigan roofers put the roof on the house that is now experiencing leakage or other deterioration of the house.
Many roofs we see that are having problems don’t need replacement yet; much-less-costly repairs often stop a leaking roof and put the roof in good shape for years to come.
We walk a lot of roofs and troubleshoot many roof leaks in the Grand Rapids area, so we’ve seen a number of roofing mistakes.
Recessed lights are often “open systems” that allow heat and moisture to pass from the living quarters to the attic. Furthermore, because of the heat generated by the light bulb, some recessed lights are not designed to allow for insulation to come into contact with the can because of fire hazards.