04 Nov

Fixing Flat Roofs in an Emergency

Categories: Roof Maintenance

Uh-oh! Is your flat roof leaking? Well, here’s the thing: that’s totally normal.

If you’re the owner of a flat roof, even if it’s been newly installed, leaks are still an expected occurrence – these things happen.

So, what should you do in the event of a flat roof leak? Here are some helpful tips:

  • Don’t wait to fix it. One of the biggest mistakes that people make when their roofs are in disarray is to wait before fixing the issue. Don’t simply schedule a roofer for a few weeks from now and forget about it – that roof needs to be fixed, pronto! Any leaking flat roof, regardless of installation or materials, can hold gallons of water, which could create an incredible amount of irreparable damage.
  • Grab some buckets to collect water. If you discover that your flat roof is leaking, one of your very first steps should be to get as many buckets as necessary, and scatter them around to collect the leaking water. The last thing you want is for your leak to destroy the interior of your home, in addition to your roof!
  • Call a professional. Honestly, the best thing you can do in the event of a flat roof leak is to call in the big guns – that is to say, a professional roofer. Otherwise, if you attempt to repair the roof yourself, you risk not fully fixing the problem, or damaging things even further.

Contact Peak Roofing & Construction

This is where our team of roofing experts comes in! Here at Peak Roofing & Construction, we’re 100% dedicated to successfully repairing your roof, no matter what sort of damage has ensued. Contact us today by filling out our contact form online, or by calling us at (972) 335-7325. We’re here to offer our professional roofing assistance.

Jeff Riss

Jeff has 20 years of sales experience, a love of roofing, and a strong entrepreneurial spirit. He leads Peak Roofing & Construction’s team but also is known for getting his hands (and knees) dirty on a job site. His passion for customer service, integrity, and quality craftsmanship drives his success. Peak Roofing & Construction is a family-owned, locally-operated business focused on doing things the right way. His deep understanding of roofing, gutters, windows, fences and exterior painting provide a strong foundation for running the business and serving his customers.

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