Waterproofing – Causes of a Leaky Roof

The saying “ nothing lasts forever ” also rings true for your roof! Your roof is the most important source of protection for your home or office and a leaky roof is not just a nuisance it can also put your family or workers at risk. Not waterproofing your roof can cause more damage. Here are a few causes of a leaky roof:

Causes of a Leaky Roof

  1. Roof damage: Heavy hail and rain storms and strong winds can wreak havoc on a roof.
  2. Improper roof installation: There’s a lot that goes into properly installing and constructing a roof and a lot can go wrong – from improper placement of tiles, under-roof ventilation, and more.
  3. Lack of maintenance: To increase the lifespan of your roof you need to maintain it. This includes removing debris like leaves, cleaning gutters, trimming overhanging branches, ensuring proper roof insulation and waterproofing it.
  4. Age: Roofing materials deteriorate with age and becomes less effective at keeping water out. Weather conditions and temperature fluctuations may cause roofing material to become brittle and crack over time.

Roof leaks can cause significant damage to a building. If you have a leaky roof and need us to waterproof your roof, contact the waterproofing professionals at Comfort Living. We will provide you with the best solution for your home, office or building. Waterproofing your roof has never been this easy!