January 17th, 2018
If you have a home or business in Orlando, Dr. Phillips, or Windermere area of Central Florida, you’ve probable experienced a roofing issue at one time or another. It can be from weather related issues or normal wear and tear, eventually your asphalt shingle roof will need to be repaired
There are many types of roof damage, but one thing for certain, the longer you wait to repair it, the worse the damages become and the higher the cost to repair it.
The Most common shingle Roof Repairs in Central Florida
Damage From Wind and Hail
Though shingle roofs are made to withstand attacks from mother nature, last year’s hurricanes and severe storms definitely wreaked havoc on many roofs in the area.
Vent Pipes Improperly Sealed
Over time, our hot, humid environment and normal wear and tear, wear out the seals around vent pipes on your roof. Requiring them to be repaired.
Though they are great at letting light into our homes, worn out seals and poor installation often causes skylights to leak. Unfortunately, this is fairly common in Central Florida.
Often problematic, roof valleys tend to collect debris such as leaves, branches and moss. Which can wreak havoc on your roof if not removed. The debris prevents the natural downward flow of water. The excessive moisture can seep underneath shingles and cause the wood to rot.
Between the roof and chimney, metal flashing it installed to create an airtight seal. Severe weather can cause the flashing to pull away and cause water leaks.
Hiring a Contractor vs DIY Repairs
It is important to inspect your roof regularly and take action at the first sign of a problem. Replacing a few asphalt shingles may seem easy enough, but often times the damage goes beyond the top layer. If not properly repaired
With a thorough inspection by a professional roofer, you can avoid any pitfalls. The skilled and dedicated team at Schick Roofing is proud to serve the Dr. Phillips and Southwest Orlando areas.