Roof damage, leaks and/ or gutter leaks can cause serious damage quickly to your property so it’s critical to fix your roof and gutters as fast as possible.
What starts off as a few drops of water or some minor water stains on your ceiling, can quickly turn into a major problem and cause serious damage if ignored. As soon as you notice water leaks you should call OBrien’s Plumbing and Refrigeration to prevent further damage and expensive repairs to your home or business.
Think You Have A Leaking Roof?
Like most things around the house over time they require maintenance and repair and the roof over your head is no exception and luckily not all roof leaks require major repairs.
Often leaks are caused by no maintenance having been carried out, blocked gutters and drains or roof flashing coming apart or not being sealed.
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Why get leaks repaired SOONER rather than LATER!?
A little leak might not be a little or as simple as it looks, it is what you can’t see that is the problem and the fact that you are seeing the leak could already mean serious damage. Ignoring a leak won’t make it go away, so it is best to act as soon as one is detected to prevent further damage.
We will investigate where the roof leak is coming from and suggest the most cost-effective means to repair it. Any major repairs we will provide you with a free comprehensive quotation so you can have the peace of mind knowing you won’t be left with no answers and a leaky roof.
Common Signs of Roof Leaks:
- Staining of eaves
- Spot rust on the face or underside of spouting
- Water stains on walls or around windows
- Water staining on ceilings inside
- Staining around windows and pooling of water around your home
These are all signs that your roof and/ or guttering could be leaking and a signal that if it is let go it could cause major damage to your home.
Common Causes of Roof Leaks:
- Broken roof tiles
- Rusted roof sheets
- Rusted roof flashing
- Rusted gutters
- Blocked gutters
- Blocked Drains
- Poor sealing of joints
- Loose roof sheets
Some consequences of ignoring or putting off repairing leaks:
- Temporary relocation as the problem is solved
- Complete wall of roof replacements due to being unstable because of extensive rot due to prolonged damp or water exposure.