SOMETIMES, A REPAIR TO YOUR EXISTING ROOF IS ALL YOU NEED
If the age of your roof is more than 20 years old and your shingles are damaged and worn, it’s time to replace the roof. However, if your roofing system is sound, making small repairs to the roof in problematic areas is the best thing to do.
Although most roofing contractors properly install roofing systems, there are things that may have been missed. Whether the contractor chose to cut corners, forgot to install something, or installed the roof improperly, you the homeowner are now stuck with the results. If you had your roof installed recently and it is giving you problems, your roof may be under warranty from the contractor who installed the roof. If the roof is not under warranty and is giving you problems, we are here to help. Let us carefully examine the roof to determine what the problem is and give you a permanent solution that works. We will do a thorough investigation to see where the problem is and give you a complete breakdown of what needs to be done to fix the problem and avoid having it come back again.
COMMON ISSUES THAT LEAD TO ROOF FAILURE
Damage from fallen tree branches
Blown off shingles from high winds
Rotted/Cracked pipe boots around roofing pipes
Improperly installed flashing on the roof & around chimneys
Improperly installed roof shingles. Many roofing contractors fail to follow proper manufacturers installation guidelines.
Insufficient ventilation in the attic
Roof shingles in the valleys are nailed too close to the edge
Ridge opening is cut too wide and the ridge vent is leaking
The chimney cap is letting water through
Rotted plywood or decking
Often times, an improper roof installation will not start to show signs of deterioration or a leak until years after the initial installation. Finding and solving the problem as soon as possible can prevent further deterioration and save you money further on down the road. Don’t wait until the damage is severe enough to start showing up on the interior of your home. Call us today for an inspection on your roof today.