Roof Leak Repair

Roof Leaks And Repair

Many times fixing small roof problems can prevent bigger, more costly issues from occurring, like needing a new roof. If you notice any visible roof damage or are experiencing a leak, your roof may be in need of repair, or more extensive work may be required. Let the professionals at All Pro Phoenix. perform a thorough roof analysis to determine the cause of the problem and provide an honest and reliable solution.
To repair the leaks in chimney siding you’ll need to hire a competent carpenter or siding man. For the chase top of the chimney, you’ll need to hire a licensed chimney sweep company for repairs. Most roofers aren’t going to have the proper licenses and more importantly, the insurance, to perform this kind of work on a chimney. A roofer should be able to diagnose the problem for you but you’ll need to hire a licensed chimney sweep to handle the repairs.

Do you need to hire a roofing contractor to repair your roof?

If you’re a handy person or someone with construction experience you can probably repair some of these yourself. There are resources out there to help like videos or articles you can read to help guide you through the repairs. So no, not everyone has to hire a roofing contractor for repairs. 

Just be warned, repairing these incorrectly yourself can lead to bigger problems. The quality of doing it yourself versus a certified contractor can be drastic.

Your safety is another thing to keep in mind if you choose to repair these yourself. If you’re not used to being on a ladder or walking on a roof, then you shouldn’t be up there, period. No amount of money you try to save to repair it yourself is worth your safety.

The one thing you definitely should hire a contractor for is to have your roof inspected and maintained on an annual basis. They’ll be able to catch most of the problems in this article before they cause damage to the interior of your home. Regular roof maintenance is the key to stopping a leak before it happens.

No matter if you decide to repair a leak yourself or if you call a contractor, remember quality roof installation and repairs play a huge role in how much life you’ll get out of your roof.

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