Regardless if they are obvious or unforeseen, it is without a doubt that roofing problems are a huge pain in the butt for many homeowners. From roof leaks and ponding water, to critters clogging the water spout and shrinkage, there are numerous roofing issues that can be very challenging, let along expensive to fix. Regardless of the issue, it is important to seek the help of a professional roofing contractor if the problem is already severe in order to avoid it from turning into a full-fledged disaster.
One of the most common, yet often overlooked roofing issue is the improperly installed roof flashings. For the uninitiated, flashing is what covers the areas where the roof has been penetrated – such as vent pipe, chimneys, and HVAC system. When flashing is attached incorrectly, it can lead to open seams and laps which can ultimately result for the roof tiles to blow-off. Luckily, this problem can be easily remediated by replace the flashing or seal the seams with roofing cement and additional flashing.
To learn more about the common roofing problems and how to solve them, check out the infographic below from All County Exteriors.
Created by All County Exteriors