It is easy to see how people taking their roofs for granted. It is not a part of the home that they would sit in, entertain it, eat in or sleep in. Yet, it is the part of the house that provides for your comfort in the other parts of the home. You will know, however, the power your roof has over your entire house when you start experiencing problems with the roof. There is a contractor who does Roofing in Gig Harbor WA who wants to tell you about some of these problems.
These are some of the major issues leading to rooftop damage that you need to be concerned about. The list is not an end to all list, but intends to make you aware of the source of potential problems.
- Roofs with moisture and/or leaks signify a complexity of problems. There could be flashing issues (particularly with the BUR system roofs). Insufficient head laps and backwater laps cause moisture or leak issues when the field of the roof is installed so that the water will flow against the laps. Consequently, there will be leaks and blisters which will lead to the failure of your roof.
- When your roof is poorly installed or the workmanship is less than acceptable, you are likely going to see a lot of roofing issues. Poor workmanship has been the common problem among roofing issues.
- Single-ply roofs stand the risk of blow offs or billowing if not adhered to the substrate properly.
- The simple lack of maintenance is another issue to watch for, and it could be avoided. For example, doing regular inspections will aid in preventing some problems such as ponding water.
Hanley Construction are roofers who repair, replace and install roofs in, Gig Harbor WA and the surrounding areas. They are certified roofing contractors, fully licensed, bonded and insured. Their selection for your roofing projects are vast for you to choose from. They also provide commercial and residential building services.