A hidden roof leak left unrepaired can cause more damage which will cost you more money over time. Mpact Roofing found this chimney flashing was no longer secured to the roof which resulted in water being able to penetrate through the metal flashing and over time rotting out the roof decking. The homeowner was completely unaware of this roof leak as it is a two story home. Although water was causing severe damage to the wood deck, water had not quite penetrated into the home itself, so nothing to let the homeowner know there was a problem. The initial repair call was to repair wind damage to an area of the roof located on the other side of the home. Part of Mpact Roofing method of repair is to have our roofing technicians complete a full roof inspection. We located the additional damaged area, documented, notified the home owner of the additional repairs and additional costs involved.
To facilitate the repair for the water damage to the roof decking Mpact Roofing removes the shingles to expose all of the rotted areas. Removal of the rotted areas and install new decking. Mpact Roofing takes advantage of the best materials to complete the repair and we utilized Ice and Water shield of which is installed directly onto the decking and under the existing flashing. Selecting the correct shingle to use for the repair is critical to ensure the final product has a seamless look to it. Finding the correct shingle color is not all ways possible, however, we strive to locate the correct shingle color or one that will blend as close as possible.
There is nothing more heartbreaking when we see a repair that was completed by someone else with the wrong shingle color. The repair screams and glares out at all the neighbors as the shingle color used for the repair did not match.