HOW TO FIND ROOF DAMAGE BEFORE LEAKS APPEAR
 


How many times have you seen one of those TV shows where people are buying or remodeling a home, and one of the things they see right away is water damage in the ceiling? This can be caused by plumbing, roof damage, or other factors. What we want to talk about is how to avoid that nasty spot from ever happening with a little preventive maintenance.

 

Do an outdoor inspection of your roof

Heading out and visually inspecting the roof can give you some insight into tell-tale signs of possible damage that you want to repair BEFORE a leak occurs. You can certainly climb a ladder and do this for yourself, but a professional roofer is going to know what to look for, and will spot potential problems much more efficiently. Not to mention, they will have the right equipment and safety knowledge to climb onto your roof and traverse the shingle jungle (or tile, or whatever you may have up there) with ease and confidence. Vazquez Roofing offers inspection services. 


HERE ARE 2 COMMON ROOF STYLES IN SANTA BARBARA, AND WHAT TO LOOK FOR:

Vazquez Roofing, Inc. of Santa Barbara - Asphalt Compo Shingle roof installation

1.ASPHALT COMPOSITION SHINGLE ROOF

Composition Roof Shingles – look for broken, missing, damaged or curled tiles. These are a common roof tile, laid with asphalt. It requires an experienced roofer to ensure you have proper seal and installation of this type of roof, whether on residential or commercial property. Vazquez Roofing has the experience you need to get this roofing project done right.


Vazquez Roofing, Inc. of Santa Barbara - Mission Tile or Clay Tile roof installation

2.MISSION TILE ROOF (Clay Tile)

Mission Roof Tile or Clay Roof Tile – Look for loose, cracked, missing or broken tiles. Many Santa Barbara homes and commercial buildings boast these Spanish-style clay tiles. Vazquez Roofing of Santa Barbara specializes in the repair and installation of these beautiful roof tiles. It is highly recommended that an experienced roofing contractor handle these unique roofing materials.

 

More Information on Clay Tile inspections can be obtained here:

https://www.nachi.org/tile-roofs-part6-145.htm