According the National Center for Healthy Housing, 40% of all American homes in South Florida and Nationally have one or more safety problems that require roofing repair services from local roof repair specialists. This means that 35 million homes may have a health problem. 16% of this number have issues with water leaking from the outside or roofing complications. It is occasionally difficult to detect a problem.
One of the reasons why this is so bad is because a single issue could rapidly become multiple problems. If the structural integrity of the roof is compromised, even in a small way, the situation will become worse and worse until it is an emergent dilemma.
The source of roofing complications can be varied. For example, poor design choices can be the root of some difficulties. This initial mistake often spirals into more serious concerns requiring roof repair. Similarly, sometimes the roof is not supported adequately and in some cases, even if the design choice is fitting, there is improper assembly. Mother Nature is not forgiving. Incorrect maintenance is often worse than infrequent maintenance, and both are unsatisfactory.
Roof damage caused by strong winds. Common sight in Florida
HK Contractors has experienced roof technicians that can diagnose your individual roof problem and restore your roof to its’ original integrity. No matter what the problem may be we will be able to figure out a solution to a variety of problems from minor leaks to damaged or missing shingles.
Many times minor roof problems are over looked and become costly problems that not only continue to damage your roof but also the interior of your home. Contact us today to get your roof fixed and brought back to a functioning condition!
Primary Causes of Roof Damage
Inspecting your roof regularly is very important. In fact, for most building owners, this can be lifesaving, as regular inspection of your roof for small leaks and minor damages has been known to prevent major repairs in the long-haul. If your roof has little or no slope, regular inspection helps prevent major leaks from occurring.
Known to weaken the shingles, nails, and other roofing materials currently holding your roof together, moderate gusts of daily wind often have the power to threaten your roof’s stability. 90 percent of high wind and hail damages claims result in some form of expense for building owners. Regular inspections on this type of roof damage are highly critical to prevent further damage from occurring.
Other weather conditions:
Known to be both nurturing and often destructive, Mother Nature can cause a plethora of issues when it comes to roofing. UV radiation from sunlight can gradually contribute to roof deterioration, especially when it comes to asphalt shingles. Once this occurs little can be done to protect the interior sheathing and thus the roof is further exposed to the raw elements.
Roof replacements, installations, and repairs should be completed by an experienced roofing contractor. Not only can proper installation bring leverage and security, but it can also aid in property value.
Like many aspects of structure improvement, roof stability is of high significance. To ensure your roof has the upmost vitality year around, contact a professional roofing contractor as soon as possible.
What To Do When The Roof Is Leaking?
If you notice your roof leaking you need to contact a roofing professional immediately. Roof leaks can lead to irreparable damage and expensive repairs. While you wait for professional repairs you can prevent the spread of damage by patching the leak or placing a bucket to catch any water dripping and protect your floors.