Asphalt Shingle Roof Repair
Asphalt shingle is one of the most commonly used materials in roofing in North America. They are tiles or strips of tiles that is a relatively cheap and easy to install roofing material. If damage has occurred, it is vital that you have it quickly repaired in order to keep your home safe and protected!
What is asphalt shingle roofing?
The composition of asphalt shingle roofing may be made of different substances, but it commonly has a base of fiberglass or felt, which is then coated with asphalt and finally a layer of ceramic granules is layered over the top. It You will find this style on pitched roofs and they are installed as a strip which is then overlapped by another strip and so on. They are usually a flat, rectangular shape, although they can come in a variety of styles, shapes. They source shingle in a vast variety of colours and styles, and you will be relieved to know that we will always do our best to source exactly the same style to ensure zero noticeability in your repair.
How is it installed?
Your initial installation should be fairly quick and inexpensive. A team of roofers will first off ensure that the roof deck is prepared and ready to be worked on. Any issues that have come up will be repaired. Next, work starts from the bottom and works up. Installing the protective elements first and then finally adding the asphalt shingle tiles. The protective materials include ice dam protection in the eaves, and underlayment materials include an asphalt- saturated felt or another synthetic version. Now your home is resistant to the elements.
When should I repair my asphalt shingle roof?
Damage may occur to your roof for several reasons. The most common include extreme weather such as high winds and hail, a poor installation job, simple aging, or if the owner walks over the roof for some reason. The way that you will know you need a repair is if you notice new water leaks inside your home, dark patches on the roof, or shingle in your gutters or on the ground. Also, if you notice any loose or missing shingle up on the roof, any cracks or curling, and if you can see any exposed nail heads. These are all signs that you should get a roof repair team in to solve your issue and prevent it worsening.
How do you repair it?
First off, one of our expert team members will come and assess your roof. From this understanding we will get a better picture of the service required. In some instances, if the shingle is curling or cracked for example, we will be able to perform a repair that does not involve a complete replacement of that tile strip. In other circumstances this will be necessary, but as mentioned above this should be a swift process that our team will perform effectively and efficiently. We aim to minimize the amount of disruption by work on your home.