If you have ever suffered from a damaged roof, you know how frustrating this is. Unfortunately, diagnosing the problem and selecting a solid roofing contractor is not an easy task. Fortunately, if you educate yourself on the subject, you can more easily identify problems and select the right roofing contractor when necessary.
Make sure to inspect your roof at least once a year. You want to be sure that your roof is in general good condition and free of any potential leakage problems. Try to make your inspections during the springtime when the weather is good so as to reduce the risk of injury to yourself.
Leaks often come from shingles, but don’t discount a foundation problem as well. If you have dry rot on your home’s sides, it can allow water to get into your home. It is important to examine every potential water entry point, like rotting wood, so that you are really resolving all the problem areas. Continue reading