Water will always find the point of weakness, wherever it lies. So it’s no surprise that leaks are one of the biggest problems that affect roofs and plague homeowners. Sometimes it’s the wear-and-tear of time, and sometimes it’s a faulty installation due to lack of experience.
Whatever the reason, there’s almost always a fix. Sometimes it’s an easy one, but sometimes it can mean bigger repairs. Either way, fixing the roofing problems early can help you get the maximum lifespan out of your roof and save money in the long run.
In this series on roofing problems, we’ll present the ten most common roofing problems we see time and time again, and how you can solve them.
Specifically, we’ll discuss:
- Badly nailed-in shingles
- Incorrectly installed flashing
- Incorrect overhang of shingles
- Hiring a roofer with no insurance or credentials
- Not having an ice dam
- Not inspecting your roof
- Lack of ventilation
- Badly installed shingles
- Repairing your roof with unsafe DIY fixes
- Letting your gutters get out of control
Stay tuned, in the coming weeks, for the next installments in our series on roof problems.