If you have a fire or water emergency, please call us now at (925) 299-1323

To have the optimal experience while using this site, you will need to update your browser. You may want to try one of the following alternatives:

Fire & Water - Cleanup & Restoration

Tips to prevent Roof Leaks

7/7/2023 (Permalink)

Roof Leaks has been one of the main causes for water damage in buildings and homes.

Here are some tips to prevent roof leaks:

  1. Regular Roof Inspections: Perform regular inspections of your roof to identify and address any potential issues before they escalate. Look for signs of damage such as missing or damaged shingles, cracked flashing, deteriorated sealant, or sagging areas.
  2. Maintain Gutters and Downspouts: Clean your gutters and downspouts regularly to ensure proper water drainage. Remove leaves, debris, and any blockages that could cause water to overflow and potentially seep under the roof.
  3. Trim Trees and Overhanging Branches: Trim back any tree branches that are touching or in close proximity to your roof. Overhanging branches can cause physical damage to the roof surface and provide a pathway for animals or debris to access the roof.
  4. Proper Installation and Repairs: When installing a new roof or conducting repairs, ensure that you hire a qualified professional with experience in roof installation. Proper installation techniques and quality materials are essential for preventing future roof leaks.

A compromised roof due to missing or damaged shingles, deteriorated flashing, or clogged gutters can allow water to seep into the house, leading to water damage in ceilings, walls, and other areas, but nothing that our independently owned franchise cant help you with, don't hesitate to call SERVPRO of Lafayette/Moraga/Orinda at (925)299-1323, We are here to help 24/7.

Other News

View Recent Posts