Roof leaks can cause major damage if not detected early and addressed promptly. The problem is that water travels away from a leak, making it difficult to pinpoint the exact cause and location. In this post, Universal Roof and Contracting shares a look at some of the most common causes of leaks and how you can prevent them.
There’s a multitude of complications that can arise during the course of your roofing system’s life span. Once such problem is roof blisters. A roof blister is a raised area where the roof loses adhesion. This area can fill up with air or water to form a blister – which looks like a bubble on your roof. If left untreated, a blister can grow exponentially and let moisture into your home. Then, the problem gets worse, needing more serious repairs and possibly even a full-on replacement.
Universal Roof and Contracting has long helped Florida homeowners with their roofing needs. Consistently, we strive to provide superior personal service, professional workmanship and quality materials. As such, we have worked with all manner of roofing types and have consequently learned which types work best for Florida weather.
For many years, metal roofs have been linked with industrial buildings and barns. They were a less popular choice for residential roofing. Today, however, metal roofs are starting to gain popularity in the residential sector. Nonetheless, there are still a lot of misconceptions about them. Universal Roof and Contracting discusses and debunks some of the most common myths.
Planning a roof replacement ahead of time can save you money and effort, but preventing the need for it saves you even more. This can be made possible thanks to several factors that affect a roof’s longevity, which includes improving roof ventilation. Here’s how it can help.
Having a proper residential roof installation means getting flashing installed. These are metal sheets designed to cover intersections on your roof. Flashings are placed around your chimney as well as on your roof’s valleys and vents. A common roofing problem is when they get damaged. Here’s why your flashings play an important role and why you need to maintain them.
During your roof replacement planning, you will be asked by at least one roofer if you want to install the new roof over the old one. While this can result in some savings from the tear-off and disposal costs, we recommend having the old roof removed and replaced entirely with a new one. Here’s why this is important.
Commercial roofs are constantly exposed to the elements, even more so than their residential counterparts. So, it is normal for a commercial roof to develop problems over its life span. What’s important is that you take appropriate action, including commercial flat roof repair, once any of the following problems become apparent.