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How To Fix Leaking Roofing Repair

Clearly if you are looking for options on how to fix leaking roofing repair than you have some issues with your roof. When you finally notice a leak from your roof what you are seeing is the final stage of damage.

A leaking roof is a bad sign. It can be really hard to trace. People that have no experience in roofing naturally assume that if it is leaking in their bedroom than the necessary repair must be located in the roof right above their bedroom.

It is natural to think that a leak would come from directly overhead in a roof but it is not accurate many times. A lot of times by the time the leak breaks through into the home it has been leaking for a while and it just runs down into the room.

The Pitch Counts

Obviously locating the breach in the roof is the only way to get to the necessary repairs but locating the breach may not be that easy. You have to consider the pitch of the roof when you are searching for the leak.

Sometimes the breach in the roof is many feet up from the actual leak. A trained eye can easily find the breach while someone that is not so well trained may never find it. Calling in a professional can help you to get your roof right.

Shingles, Flashing

In many case a leaky roof has nothing to do with the shingles. People tend to stand in their yard and look about their roof from the ground trying to locate the shingle that is causing the problem. They look for missing shingles or shingles that have pulled up.

They get frustrated because they can not detect either. Your problem may go beyond a missing shingle or two. It likely will go beyond a shingle that has an edge pulled up. It can be that your flashing is worn,  or it can be that shingle that is pulled up.

A professional from Chouinard Bros can come out and let you know quickly exactly what needs to be done to repair your roof!

Better Safe than Sorry

Do yourself a favor if you are having a problem with your roof get a professional in to help you. Don’t spend your days frustrated trying to figure things out. Go to Chouinard Bros and ask for a free quote it may be time to replace your roof.

Get the help you need to determine what is happening with your roof!

Please note: Chouinard Bros. does not recommend any homeowner complete repairs to their roof of their own. Our technicians are skilled at performing this work and have received years of training to understand how to complete repairs safely.

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