The roof is one of the most important parts of your building as it is the part that covers the uppermost part of the whole structure and its purpose is to protect people from weather such as rain, snow, hail, and so on. What is the use of a home without shelter? To have a roof over your head, as the expression goes, is considered one of our basic necessities in life. So, if you find yourself with a leaky roof, it’s important to get it seen to as soon as possible with a roof repair service.
The Importance of Leaky Roof Repairs
When you find yourself with a leaking roof, it can lead to damage in other parts of your home. You may think that a small leak is not as much as a concern as if water is gushing through your building, but even small problems in the roofline can transform into large scale issues with your home systems.
Common Leaking Roof Repairs
One of the most common roof repairs is replacing or repairing broken tiles that have been damaged by weather such as wind. Similarly, we often repair roof shingles, which are the overlapping elements of tiles, that may be made from a variety of different materials. Other common problems we can fix include locking down a leak, and helping with flat roofs that need to drain water. We also repair foam roofing, which aims to bond roof penetrations such as pipes, vents and edges. If you notice any dark spots on the roof, we can also help to tackle those.
The Benefits of Regular Roof Repairs
A good roof can last between 15-25 years, yet there may be factors that influence its lifespan, including the weather conditions in your area. Serving Northern England, we see a lot of bad weather, so it is advisable to schedule roof maintenance regularly. This way, it is possible to determine which areas of your roof may need fixing or replacing by identifying any weak points. As well as extreme weather, general pollution can cause decay and damage to your roof. Everyday wear and tear may also include leaves that stick in the gutter, causing rainwater to leak out to other areas.
Repairs or Replacement?
It’s important to tackle a leaking roof as soon as possible, as it can lead to the destruction of insulation, ceiling materials, walls, and floors if not seen to promptly. By tackling problems early on, you can avoid big roof replacements later down the line, as a repair solution may be enough to fix the issue before a full roof replacement is required.
Based in Todmorden, Randles Roofing & Building offer roof repairs to those based locally and in surrounding areas across the North of England. If you would you like more information on roof repairs, please complete our online contact form, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also speak to us directly by calling 07717 416468 and we will be happy to help with any queries you may have for us.