Flat Roof Repair
You know you are in need of roof repairs when you see missing roof components, observe dampening or leaks. It does not matter what your flat roof is covered with; be it asphalt, felt, metals like lead and its likes, fiberglass, EPDM (ethylene propylene diene terpolymer) or single ply membranes, and requires repair, we are your available and efficient roofer in Newcastle. You’ll find that your roof may also require repair of the fascias, flashing, valleys, soffits, gutters or other components. There’s a possibility that it would also be necessary to make repairs around chimneys, vent openings or skylights. We have a plethora of experience in new roof installation, and of course their repair. Give us a call today.
Your chimney would be due for re-pointing to save it from more serious damage when you notice the onset of instability, water penetration or degeneration, gaps or missing pieces in the stonework or brickwork. You could also observe damaged chimney flashing. We perform our repairs with utmost professionalism, top safety awareness and minimal impact to your daily activities. Contact us today.
Why Your Roof Might Need Repairs
Here are some major reasons for roof repair, if you experience any of these in your house, you can reach out to us and we’ll do a proper damage assessment with cost for repairs included.
- Presence of Daylight
If you go up into your attic and see spurts of sunlight shining through the roof boards, you need to have your roof repaired right away. This is because if light is able to get into the attic through those cracks then water can also get in quite easily and this would definitely worsen the damage. This is the most obvious reason to repair roof damage. Call us to take care of holes in the roof right away.
- Missing or Cracked Shingles
There are cases where the shingles fall off or get broken, the area becomes open to the harsh weather elements. This isn’t safe because even slight cracks could lead to roof leaks. It needs to be taken care of.
- Loose Shingle Granules in the Gutter
The existence of rough granules lying in the gutter is definitely a sign that some of your shingles are starting to wear out. The wearing off of too many granules mean that your roof will need to be replaced. Nonetheless, this occurrence is a normal part of roof wear. Just be sure to be vigilant and observe how quickly it’s wearing out. Also, give us a call.
- Water Stains
If there are water stains or discoloration on the attic or the ceiling, it’s a cause for concern! Leaks could possibly mean that moisture has filtered through the brace of the roofing system. Added to that, flashing, gutters, or seals maybe have degenerated. Owing to that, it’s best to address leaks right away. Do not hold on until the damage is extended to your home’s interior structure, give us a call!
- Sagging Roof Deck
A sagging or crumbling roof deck could be the result of several things. For one, it could be caused by unprofessional installation, insufficient support, or degeneration over time. Regardless of the reason, any deck attached to your roof needs to be well looked after. If this is not done, you risk your roof losing its integrity. You can give us a call for your roof maintenance.
- Mold and Mildew Growth
If you observe mold or mildew on your ceiling and upper walls but your bathroom plumbing is fine, there’s a possibility that this problem is caused by a water leakage in your roof. As moisture rises, it could lead to an unsafe and unhealthy environment for you. In addition to that, repairs could be costly if you delay action. For that reason, take immediate action by giving us a call right away.
- Chimney Flashing
If the flashing of your roof is made of tar or cement, ideally it would need to be replaced by a watertight metal flashing that will stand the test of time. Call us for this component replacement.
- High Energy Bills
A sudden increase in your heating and cooling bills could be caused by air leakage and not so good insulation in the roof. You can reach out to us for professional help in properly insulating your home.
- Peeling Exterior Paint
If moisture or humidity are given a chance to persist in the roof line, this could cause your exterior paint to blister or peel. Call us to perform maintenance by keeping paint fresh to keep rot and leaks from developing.
- Aging Roof
A normal or model roof will last 20 to 25 years. If you have not had any roof inspection or roof repair within that period of time, you may see mild warning signs that show your roof is near the end of its life. You also run the increased risk of costly leaks developing. Avoid this by giving us a call for maintenance inspections and repair.
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