A roof inspection has many benefits. One of the most important is that it can detect problems with your home’s structure and safety, such as gaps around vents or missing shingles which may lead to leaks in the future if not repaired immediately
It also provides peace of mind knowing you’re taking care a necessary yet minor issue before anything else happens down the line that can end up costing much more than expected. If your roof is exposed to prolonged leaks, it may wind up damaging the wood decking. During extremely heavy rains this can lead to water leaking into attic and result in expensive interior repairs. We understand how small damages cause serious issues if left untreated so we will work hard at ensuring that roofs are properly inspected
If you fail to act in a timely manner when minor roof damage is detected, what would have been a simple and affordable repair, will likely turn into a significant cleanup effort. No matter where you live, taking the appropriate steps to make roof repairs now may wind up saving you thousands in home repairs
Are You Ready to Make the Appropriate Repairs?
Once you are ready to take action and make the appropriate repairs to your roof, Transition roofing right away. While you will have to make a bit of an investment, usually no more than a few hundred dollars for minor repairs, it will be money well spent. Keep in mind that making minor roof repairs will extend the life of your roof and help to prevent having to reroof the entire structure. Some areas that are important to consider are highlighted here.
- If you have water damage to the roof sheathing, it should all be replaced. While you have the sheathing removed it is important to ensure that the wood framing beneath it is not damaged.
- If you have shingles That are not secured properly they should be removed and replaced with new shingles.
- If there are any gaps that are present around roof penetrations or vents, you should have sealant reapplied or have the entire vent replaced; it is important to ensure that the sealant designed for roofing repair
- If there is loose flashing present, it should be resecured to ensure that the water does not seep into seams on your roof. If there is flashing issues such as penetrations or nails that have loosened it should be repaired by refastening the flashing and applying roofing compound to any penetrations or nails that are exposed