Leaking Roofs: Effects of a Roof Leak

A leaking roof can be the start to a very big problem. Not only can a leaking roof require to fix the roof itself but It can damage a wide range of things around and under it. Structurally other issues in the building can be caused by a leaking room. Things like damage to the walls and ceiling causing dry rot and discoloration of paint and sheet rock. The best way to deal with a leak is to stop it as soon as it is discovered and fix all affected areas.  If you want to do some preventative maintenance be sure to check the top ten places that roof leaks can be found.

If a skylight is not done properly it can be the cause of a serious roof leak.

Here is an example of some damage that can be caused by a roof that has a leak.

This is what water damage on a ceiling looks like!

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