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Roof Repair Marietta GA

May 11

Why Roof Leak Repair is Important Now

You could suffer long-term damage if your roof leaks even a little. Roof leak repair is essential because water problems never go away and can only get worse over time.

It is important to immediately repair a roof leak

A roof leak can lead to severe damage inside your house. The water inside your home can cause structural damage or even a complete roof collapse.

Here are the possible consequences of water if it enters your home through the roof.

  • Make sure you have the right environment for mold and mildew
  • Wood rot
  • Relax and soak through your drywall
  • Your entire roof could fail

Water, Mold, or Mildew

Mold and mildew thrive in damp, dark environments. Mold can cause severe health problems and should be addressed immediately. You should inspect your attic for mold or mildew spots, and also the ceilings and walls in your main living areas. It could indicate that you need a roof repair Marietta GA immediately.

Wood Rot

It can be difficult to see wood rot. However, it is easy to spot. Wood can also turn darker brown or break down due to rot.

Drywall water

Water soaking in drywall can be identified by looking for discolorations, mildew growth, and paint that appears to be bulging or sagging. It could be on your ceilings, your walls, or both. It is certain that if water leaks in and gets your drywall wet once it will happen again if the problem isn't addressed immediately.

Catastrophic Roof Failure from Water Incursion

Roof failure can be catastrophically caused by wood rot. It can be difficult to see, so look out for saggy spots on the exterior and inspect the attic rafters. Rotten wood can cause your roof to collapse and could also damage your home's structural integrity.

How can you tell if your roof is leaking?

You should be alert for signs of roof leaks both inside and out. Pay attention to:

  • Dark spots on ceilings or walls
  • Spots in the attic where sunlight shines through the roof
  • A sagging appearance
  • Broken or missing shingles on the roof
  • Slow draining gutters and/or clogged gutters
  • Place loose roofing material near your home
  • Do not wear-and-tear chimneys and roof vents

What happens if your roof leaks?

Water damage in your home is not always located under the leak. Sometimes it is possible to follow the water's path to find the leak, but most of the time it is more difficult. There might be multiple leaks on your roof, especially if it is older or damaged by hail and stormy weather.

Contact us to schedule an inspection. We will be able to identify the leak and repair it if necessary. Call us right away to schedule your free inspection if you have noticed any signs of a roof leak.


Marietta RoofingMarietta Roofing

Marietta, Georgia

(470) 720 5162