Even you boast of living under a rock-solid structure, it can not withstand the wear and tear for good and ever. With the time passing by, the spick and span construction will develop the sign of ageing on its body. The moss on the walls and leaking roof will lend the construction a musty look. Leak is one of the symptoms of a damaged roof. The rainy water that makes a drumming sound on the rooftop seeps through the pores into the interiors. If the problem has pushed itself to the far corner, then roof replacement is the only solution. Rebuilding a roof will not come easy on your wallet. Another alternative method is roofing repair.
You can shoulder responsibility of repairing your leaking roof by yourself and thereby saving the substantial amount. First of all, you have to make ready all the essential equipments prior to starting the roof repairing job. These essentials include a wide breadth of materials such as binoculars, weighed markers, hammer, metal bristles, nail, sharp knife, rags, brush, roofing cement, roof patching fabrics, gloves and flat-soled shoes.
Close inspection will help you rectify the damaged parts. You may have to use binoculars for the purpose of scanning your roof. Jot down all the problems that you have identified during meticulous checking of every possible area of the roof. Mark the places where the roofing cement has developed cracks. Then take a flashlight with you to find out water trails inside your residence. Investigate the origin of the leak and then mark it up by piercing it with a nail. If sunlight peeps through a hole and flood the interiors, mark the part too.
Once you are done with through investigation, start the repairing task. Pull up each shingle having minor to major problems. Smear the roofing cement beneath them. The nails on the shingles need to be covered up with the cement too. To repair the crack, fixture requires being removed. You have to remove the layer of the old roofing cement and clean the place. Once the area gets dried, the fixture needs to be put back. Apply the roofing cement on both the fixture and roof. To drain out the water, make arrangement for the small holes on the cement. The task is not impossible one but obviously overwhelming. So you can engage an expert company having enough experience in the roof repairing service.