Most property owners won’t go up on the roof of their building. They wait until something goes wrong, and then call a qualified Minneapolis Storm and roofing company to make repairs. The problem with this is that you may never know if they found the problem and fixed it correctly. Do you even know what kind of things can go wrong up on your roof?
One thing our professional roofing contractors will look for while they are up on a roof is to see if any venting pipes, chimneys or fans are not sealed properly. Even a small gap can allow plenty of water to enter the interior spaces of the building. Quarve Professional roofing team will reseal them if needed, and check to make sure all flashing is cemented shut to ensure there is no compromise.
Vents are another place to allow water into the building. If they move or wiggle around in their position, you will clearly need to hire a professional to secure this water tight seal. He will seal the base and insert new screws or caps anywhere that they are needed.
A good roofing inspection will also include going into the attic to see if there are any water stains. Sometimes water leaks will get in here, but never make it all the way into the house, so they can go undetected for years. By entering the attic on a sunny day, inspectors should also be able to see any sunlight that is coming through and will have a better understanding of the problem. Most often, this is commonly seen around chimneys and vent pipes.
Roofing inspectors should also take note if there is proper ventilation for your roof. These roofing vents can even be added to older homes and should be in order to extend their life. Keeping leaves out of gutters, trees trimmed away from the house, and even chemical washes that will help stop the growth of molds and mosses are all good ideas to get the most out of your roof, no matter what shape it’s in.
If you would like to know more about what Quarve Contracting can do for you and how we can bring new life to your roof with repairs or replacements, just give us a call 763-785-1472.
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