Many homeowners don’t think about their roof and ignore it until a serious problem gets their attention. Unfortunately, if you are not inspecting your roof
on a regular basis, you probably won’t see any signs of the leak until it has become a much larger problem. Doing regular inspections by you or a
professional roofing contractor can save you a ton of expense and hassle.
When doing an inspection, you might be able to spot a potential leak from the top of your roof by noticing that there are missing or broken shingles.
However; in most cases it’s much easier to find leaks from inside the house. Your best option is to go up in the attic when it’s light outside and look for
spots where the sun is coming through.
It’s also important to know what signs you should look for if you do regular inspections. The most common things that you will find if you have a leak
include the following:
If you see any of the signs above, you can either call a reputable roofing contractor in your area, or try to fix the problem yourself. If you want to fix
the problem yourself, you will first have to purchase some roofing tools. We recommend the following:
Fixing a roof is different depending on which type of roof you have and where the leak is located. Below are instructions and tips on how to fix your leaky
roof from several reputable resources in which they explain how to fix a leak in multiple ways. Just look up your type of leak and follow their detailed