In the pipeline - DIY Plumbing Tip #37 -Roof Repairs -Brighton, Bentleigh, Box Hill

August 27 2015

ROOF LEAK DO’S AND DON’TS

If you want to fix that leaky roof follow the do’s and don’ts of roof leaks:

Do’s:
  • Move all electrical items well away from the leak source
  • If the water is spreading out over a large area place plastic bins and drop sheets to catch the leak
  • If you can safely enter your ceiling space, place a catch tray/bucket under a leak, only a solid beam or base
Dont’s:
  • Do not risk your safety, never go on the roof if wet
  • Beware of electrical problems associated with water/roof leaks

 ROOF LEAK SOLUTIONS

Only utilize experience roofing plumbers in identifying the source of roof leaks and fix them quickly and thoroughly. Areas where roof leaks may come from include,, 

  • Roof leaks in the valleys 
  • Around the flashings in your roof
  • Roof leaks caused by condensation in your ceiling space or attic, rather than by rain
  • Leaks caused by wind-driven rain
  • Difficult to point leaks occurring in large and visibly undamaged portions of your roof!

 


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