Many homeowners are unaware of the potential problems that can arise with the flashing on their homes – in fact; it’s not uncommon for a client to not know what flashing is at all, or why it’s important for their home.
With the cooler months approaching, we tend to spend more time indoors safely tucked in our heated homes, away from the elements and cool fall winds. Unfortunately, we are not the only ones looking for a little extra warmth come the fall – you might find your local wildlife try to make themselves at home as well!
It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that flat roofs and pitched roofs are different, and because of this difference, they each tend to have their own unique set of ailments that crop up from time to time. Since flat roofs are our specialty here at Professional Roofers, we wanted to spend this week focusing the common problems to watch out for in your flat roof, so that you are prepared if anything goes awry.
I think we would all like to believe that this week’s common GTA roofing problem doesn’t occur, but unfortunately it happens all too often – yes, this week at Professional Roofers we’re talking about poor installation services. Whether you hired the wrong roofer or you tried to fix a problem yourself, mistakes happen and it is important to know what to look for when it comes to improper roof installation, as a small problem today can become a big problem tomorrow.
I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but this summer has been hot, hot, hot! The summer sun and heat have been out with a vengeance this year and your skin isn’t the only thing you need to worry about those harmful UV rays affecting. Many objects can degrade and break down from the sun and heat, your roof included!
Here at Professional Roofers we’ve dealt with all kinds of roofing problems. Homeowners typically expect roof damage from extreme wind or torrential rainstorms: what they often don’t think about are the slow culprits. The common, everyday things that can seriously deteriorate and decrease the lifespan of a roof: I’m talking about moss, lichen, fungus, and blue-green algae.
We at Professional Roofers understand how crucial it is for you to keep your roof in good working order: we know that you value your roof and work hard to maintain it year round. Despite this, there are many potential threats to a roof’s integrity that many homeowners are unaware of, so we decided to write several pieces on some of the lesser-known culprits of roof damage.