Whenever it is raining hard, we are hurriedly covering the holes of our roof. Whether we
reasons such as it is exorbitant, we are busy or no time for that, or we cannot afford to
call a professional roofer to fix it. We or some members of the family voluntarily rectify
the issues to avoid the expenses.
Although the roof is having a hole, it depends upon the type and design of the roof you
have. Hip, mansard, flat, shed, butterfly, gable, M-shaped, dutch, dormer, and gambrel
are some of the basic kinds of roof. Conversely, these categories may identify house
10 Roof Failures:
Here are 10 roof structural issues to be aware of:
1. Damaged Flashing Material
Installing a galvanized steel at critical points of the roof wherein the roof face meets the
vertical wall is called roof flashing. The steel can shrink once the temperature changes.
It will deform and will leave a gap for water to enter.
2. Shingles Issue
Roof shingles problems are common in the market where approximately 70% – 80% of
the American home are using it. Nonetheless, it can happen just after improper
installation. If you notice that your shingles look curled, thin, or ripped, it might be time
3. Monitor Pests or Soffit
It can be found everywhere. Animals such as insects and birds love to stay on a roof.
They can destroy if you let them and the best way to prevent it is to implement pest
eviction practices or hire a professional.
4. Worker – inflicted
If the contractors are not well-trained enough, they can inadvertently damage your roof.
5. ack of Maintenance
This is most common on low-sloped roofs. If you fail to repair an uneven roof, it will
cause an accumulation of sediments and water will eventually destroy your material.
6. Design Problem
The supporting structure, improper roof slope, inadequate drainage system, and
incompatible roof materials will result in deflection, and accumulation of water, and roof
7. Maintaining the Landscape