Every day your roof has to put up with either UV rays from the sun, rain, wind, hail, ice, snow, or continual thaw-freeze conditions. The exposure to any or all these can damage your roof, not to mention your windows and siding. Roof repair rather than roof replacement can be an option in some cases
Sometimes it can be difficult to notice the damage before it becomes serious. That’s why you need an experienced Colorado Springs roofing company that can give you an honest assessment of your roof.
A damaged roof is unsafe. It’s likely to leak during spring whenever there’s the heavy spring snow, or in summer when the monsoon season sets in. A lack of regular checkups and diagnosis to make necessary repairs may result in costly damages. Such damages and losses can be prevented early enough before they occur.
Listen to this: older roofs are the most vulnerable. Do you know why? It’s because, after a long period in existence, the shingles have already been broken down by various natural factors. So to have your roof serve you the best, repairs are a must for the roof.
Roof repair needs to be done.
An area that must be repaired in your roof is the loose or missing shingle damaged by the strong winter winds. During cold temperatures, shingles are very brittle that’s why the strong cold winds can easily break them off.
Flashing repairs are also essential to do since exposed nails as well as sealants usually dry out and fall. Whenever they’re missing, gaps are left and they could result in huge leakages. The critical areas are near the chimneys, skylights and any other place shingles usually butt up against a wall.
See the most important roof repair areas.
Always make sure you check your home’s attic. Checking up on the underside of your roof deck reveals a lot about everything happening on the roof. Some strains, watermarks on the insulation, rust in areas where the nails are poking through the wood roof deck, wet insulation, you’ll able to see everything in the attic.
Another worthy spring repair is on your eave troughs. So remember to have it done. Plugged drainage can make water collect in the eaves. The worse happens when the water freezes since it expands and bends eave troughs, destroying their shape and shifting their position. Ice dams are also destructive to the wood and shingles.
A quality roof repair review can find problems before they become serious.
Remember to keep an eye on your gutter system too!
The gutter system can be damaged by snow, debris, and ice. Also, there could be clogs in the gutters. Whenever you’ve got leaking gutters, your roof, the landscaping of your home as well as the foundation could all be damaged.
If you would like a free Roof Inspection, give us a call.