When roofing issues begin to appear, sometimes it’s hard to identify the problem. Here are some of the most common roof problems and how they can be dealt with.
Leaks and Ponding Water
Dealing with a leaky roof is never fun, unfortunately, this is the most common type of roofing problem. Leaks and ponding water can damage your roof, ceiling, and even the interior of your home. Any build-up of moisture can also severely damage the underlying layers of your roof with mold and mildew. If a leak is minor, a new application of caulk can be used to prevent more water from seeping through.
Mother nature can be brutal when it comes to your home’s rooftop. Severe weather such as hail, wind storms, and prolonged snowfall can lead to ice dams that will quickly damage your roof. It’s always a good idea to check your rooftop for fallen debris and broken or missing shingles after harsh weather conditions.
Lack of Maintenance and Poor Installation
It’s essential to maintain your roof by cleaning the gutters every three months and checking and replacing shingles as needed. Sadly enough, your roof may have problems due to poor installation from a previous contractor. The roofing process is complicated and if done improperly, may lead to severe problems down the road.
To prevent roofing problems, always take care of any damage as soon as it’s noticed. Be sure to meet with our trusted contractors who have a history of getting things done right the first time around.