Roofing and Roofers Roofing and Roofers Roofing and Roofers Roofing and Roofers FREE Consultation    (239)641-7663
Roofing and Roofers Roofing and Roofers Roofing and Roofers Roofing and Roofers
Roofing and Roofers
Are You Breaking The Law
Double Check Your Insurance
Not All Roofs Are The Same
Not All Roofers Are The Same
Not All Installations Are The Same
Roofing Sales People
Roof Life Expectations
Roof Leak Myths
Roof Estimates Vs Proposals
Roofing Company Checklist
UnInsured Vs Insured Roofers
Unlicensed Vs Licensed Roofers
Who Is The Real License Holder
How Long In Roofing Business
Have They Changed Their Name
Roofers With Criminal Records
Why Google Roofers
Employees Working Off The Clock
Will They Get A Roofing Permit
Roofing Warranties
Roofing Rip-Offs And Scams
Roof Repair Vs Roof Replacement
Repair Only Roofers
Fees Added "After" They Start
Fly-By-Night Roofers
Payment Arrangements
Roofing Quality Issues
Roofing Materials
Improper Or Inadequate Flashing
Vents Covered Over
Attic Ventilation
Roof Leaks During Installation
Roof Leaks After Installation
Roofs That Do Not Last
Roofing Cleanup
Who Is Responsible For Cleanup
Damage To Your Property
Dead Plants And Grass
Do They Bring A Port-A-Potty
Nails In Your Yard
Tar Footprints
Report Unlicensed Roofers
Roofing Sanibel Fl

Improper Flashing

Roofers Sanibel Florida
Roofing and Roofers
Best Bang For Your Buck
Energy Saving Methods
FPL Rebates On Roofing
Lower Your Insurance Costs
Roof Insulation And Ventilation
Solar Roofing Products
Tax Write-offs On Roofing
City / County Inspection Process
Tear-off And Sheathing Inspection
Roof Deck Nailing Inspection
Dry-in Inspection
In Progress Inspection
Final Roof Inspection
Approved Materials
Florida Product Approval
Dade County Product Approval
Roofing Classifications
Residential Roofing
Commercial Roofing
New Construction Roofing
Tile Roofing
Clay Tile Roofing
Concrete Tile Roofing
Shingle Roofing
Asphalt Shingle Roofing
Shake Shingles Roofing
Wood Shingles Roofing
Slate Roofing
Slate Roofing
Metal Roofing
5V Crimp Roofing
Standing Seam Roofing
Snap-loc Panel Roofing
Stone Coated Metal Tile Roofing
Flat Roofing
Built Up Roofing
Flat Deck Roofing
Modified Membrane Roofing
Thermoplastic Roofing
Wind Mitigation
Uplift Requirements
Involving Your Insurance Carrier
Improper Flashing Can Cause Roof Leaks in Sanibel

Improper Flashing Can Cause Roof Leaks

Leaks occur primarily at the points of penetrations and transitions. If the roof leak occurs in the open field of the roof, it is probably because of some form of damage or it is just simply worn out. Most of the repairs that are made on roofs are around the penetrations and transitions.

Penetrations are things like vents, skylights and chimney chases. Transitions are your valleys, wall abutments like dormers and addition tie-ins. All of these require special flashings to insure your roof's water tightness. Improper or inadequate flashings mean roof leaks sooner rather than later.

Flashings are typically metal pieces formed and sealed into the roofing materials where the roof stops, turns or changes elevation. They also tie into siding walls and fascia returns. They are the strength of your roof that takes rushing water where it may build up, prevents it from entering your home or attic, turns it down the slope and directs it off of your roof at the eves. The integrity of the roof flashings has a direct impact on the mechanical functioning of your roof and how well it will shed water.

Most roof flashings are typical in their design and their use applications. An important point to be made here is that the flashing specifications that are spelled out in the codes establish a baseline requirement. This means that what is accepted is a bare minimum requirement. What gets used most times is not improper but may very well be inadequate. Most roofs have their own specific needs and how the details of these needs are treated establish the roof's weather tightness.

Discussing with your roofer the different flashing points around your roof can go a long way in making sure you get the type of flashings necessary to improve the ability of your roof to shed water. We get 52+ inches of rainfall a year in Florida and are subject to extremely high wind driven rain conditions. Any discussion about your roof flashings should be made with this information in mind. Let your roofer know that you are concerned about how he intends to flash your roof and are interested in increased flashing procedures where it is necessary or just a good idea.

A professional roofer will be impressed at how well informed you are and should enjoy taking the opportunity to explain in detail how he can improve the weather tightness of your new roof. Don't let any roofer deflect your questions or shrug off your concerns. If they do, they are not the roofing contractor you want to use. Don't wait till after the roofing work has begun. This is an important topic and should be discussed in the initial meeting.

Roofing Sanibel Fl
Roofing and Roofers in Sanibel
Roofers Sanibel Florida
Roofing Naples
Roofing and Roofers Roofing and Roofers Roofing and Roofers Roofing and Roofers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roofing and Roofers

Roofer
Roofers FL
Roofers Florida
Roofing
Roofing FL
Roofing Florida
Roofers Bonita Springs
Roofers Naples
Roofers Estero
Roofers Cape Coral
Roofers Marco Island
Roofers Sanibel
Roofers Fort Myers
Roofers Ft Myers Beach
Roofers Marco Island
 
Roofers
 
Roofers Bonita Springs
Roofers Bonita Springs FL
Roofers Bonita Springs Florida
Roofers Cape Coral
Roofers Cape Coral Florida
Roofers Estero Florida
Roofers Fort Myers
Roofers Fort Myers FL
Roofers Fort Myers Florida
Roofers Naples
Roofers Naples FL
Roofers Naples Florida

Modified Membrane Roofing Sanibel Roof Ventilation Sanibel Fly By Night Roofers Sanibel
Roofers Criminal Records Sanibel FPL Rebates Roofing Sanibel Roof Payment Arrangements Sanibel
Tax Write-offs Roofing Sanibel Roofs Lower Insurance Sanibel Roofing Quality Issues Sanibel
Roofers Off Clock Sanibel Roofers Damage Property Sanibel Repair Only Roofers Sanibel
Unlicensed Roofers Sanibel Roofers Kill Plants Sanibel Snap-loc Panel Roofing Sanibel
Roofing Sales People Sanibel Roofers Port-A-Potty Sanibel 5V Crimp Roofing Sanibel
Roof Lifetime Expectations Sanibel Roofing Nails Yard Sanibel Roofing Classifications Sanibel
Roofing Laws Sanibel Inadequate Flashing Sanibel Roof Tear-Off Inspection Sanibel
Roofs That Do Not Last Sanibel Roof Vents Covered Sanibel Roof Deck Nailing Inspection Sanibel
Roof Dry-In Inspection Sanibel Roof Leaks After Installation Sanibel Roofing Scams Sanibel
Roofing Fees Sanibel Roof In Progress Inspection Sanibel Built-Up Roofing Sanibel
Insured Roofers Sanibel Approved Roofing Materials Sanibel Roofers Footprints Sanibel
Roofing Clean-up Sanibel Save Money On Roofing Sanibel City Roofing Inspections Sanibel
Shake Shingles Roofing Sanibel Wood Shingles Roofing Sanibel Tile Roofing Sanibel
Roofing Warranties Sanibel Thermoplastic Roofing Sanibel Shingle Roofing Sanibel
Standing Seam Roofing Sanibel Solar Roofing Sanibel Slate Roofing Sanibel
County Roofing Instpections Sanibel Asphalt Shingle Roofing Sanibel Clay Tile Roofing Sanibel
Licenced Roofers Sanibel Energy Saving Roofing Sanibel Roof Insulation Sanibel
Roofing Insurance Sanibel Roof Leaks Sanibel Roof Installations Sanibel
Concrete Tile Roofing Sanibel Flat Roofing Sanibel Roof Estimates Sanibel
Roofing Permits Sanibel Roofers Sanibel Wind Mitigation Sanibel
Roofing Sanibel Roofing Materials Sanibel Metal Roofing Sanibel
Roofing Companies Sanibel Tile Roofing Sanibel Roofing Business Sanibel