Do You Have a Roof Leak?

A roof leak can be a major hit on your home, especially if you don’t know you have one. There are signs that you can pay attention to, to make sure that you aren’t looking past some damage that could have been prevented. A roof leak can cause drywall damage, mold, and damaged shingles. We are here to make sure that you are aware of the signs so that you can catch the problem before it becomes a costly fix.

Signs To Look Out For

Mold – When anyone thinks of mold in there home they usually go straight to panic mode. Mold can be a scary thing, especially if it is in your house. It thrives on moisture infested areas so if you see it growing on your ceiling, it may be from a water leak. When your roof gets damaged, it can cause a roof leak. If you climb up on a ladder and take a look at your roof and see mold growing on your shingles, you should call a professional out right away to make sure that your roof is well taken care of.

Bowing Shingles – While you are up looking at your roof for mold, take a look at the shape of your shingles. If they seem to be bending up, this is a sign of water damage. Roofing is very durable so if it has gotten to the point that your shingles are now changing shape, it means the water damage has been there for quite some time.

Brown Water StainsWater stains on your ceiling are a major indicator of a roof leak. This means that water has gone through your roof and into your drywall, leaking marks along the way.

If you have seen any of these signs in your home, you should give Ariat Roofing a call at __PHONE__ and let a professional take a look at the damage.