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HOW MUCH WILL A NEW ROOF COST?

There are several factors in determining the cost of a new roof, such as location, size, and style. This is why we offer our clients free estimates as well as free property and storm damage inspections. Prrotect Roofing will also walk you through the insurance maze to restore your property to its pristine condition.

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DO YOU WORK WITH NEW BUILDS?

Yes! We’re happy to be a part of your new build and to help start your project off on the right foot!

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DO YOU WORK WITH PROPERTY MANAGERS?

Yes! From routine maintenance to full exterior replacement, our team is here to ensure that your investment, and your residents, are prrotected.

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CAN YOU HELP WITH HOME INSPECTIONS?

We are proud to work with homeowners and real estate agents whenever a building inspection is needed. Our team will identify problem areas and provide a complete report of our findings upon completion.

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WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO COMPLETE A ROOFING PROJECT?

The best time to build a roof is when you need one! While current weather is a factor in outdoor jobs, there is never a bad time to build, repair, or replace a roof. Our first step is to identify any existing problems to determine when the repair should be completed. The materials involved will also factor into the project’s timeline (e.g., asphalt shingles require +40°F whereas a flat roof can be installed or repaired at any temperature). Our team is prepared to work as needed to resolve your issue. Whether it’s to fix ice-damming in the winter or repairing a leak before the next summer storm, Prrotect Roofing is ready for the job.

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DO YOU DO MORE THAN STORM REPAIR?

Yes! Whether your roof needs routine maintenance or you’re wanting to upgrade your siding with a new look, Prrotect Roofing can help! We’ll take on repairs, replacements, upgrades, new builds, and more! Our team is proud to take on the work that keeps your home prrotected.

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5 Warning Signs That You Have a Roof Leak

March 17, 20233 min read

If you suspect that your home may have a roof leak, it's important to take action right away. A roof leak can quickly lead to more serious problems such as water damage and mold growth, so it's essential to be on the lookout for warning signs. In this blog post, we'll discuss five common signs of a roof leak and why it's important to have your roof leak repair done as soon as possible.

1. Water Spots on Your Ceiling

One of the most obvious warning signs of a roof leak is water spots on your ceiling. If you notice any stains or discoloration, it’s a good idea to call a roofing contractor as soon as possible. The longer you wait, the worse the damage can get and the more expensive it will be to fix. When inspecting for water spots, look for any dark or wet spots, or even small bubbles or raised areas. This could mean there’s water behind the wall or ceiling and a roofing contractor should be consulted.

2. Stains on Your Walls

If you have water stains on your walls, it’s a clear sign of a roof leak. Look for dark spots that may be the result of water seeping through the roof and running down the walls. The stains may range from yellowish to dark brown, depending on the source and how long the water has been dripping from the roof.

If you notice water stains on your walls, contact a roofing contractor immediately. A roofing contractor can locate the source of the leak and repair or replace any damaged roofing materials. They can also check for signs of mold or mildew growth, which is often a result of a leaking roof. Taking care of these issues quickly is important to prevent further damage to your home.

3. Mold or Mildew Growth

Mold and mildew growth are one of the most obvious and dangerous signs of a roof leak. Mold and mildew can cause serious health problems, such as respiratory illnesses, allergies, and asthma. The longer the leak goes unrepaired, the more extensive the damage can become. If you notice mold or mildew growing on walls or ceilings, it’s important to have your roof inspected by a qualified roofing contractor. The contractor will be able to identify where the leak is coming from and provide solutions for fixing it. Furthermore, they may also recommend preventive maintenance to help prevent future leaks.

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4. Peeling Paint

If you’re noticing peeling paint on the walls or ceilings of your home, it could be an indication that you have a roof leak. Water from the roof can seep through weak spots and cause the paint to start peeling away. This is particularly common in older homes with outdated roofing materials. If you notice paint peeling around the walls and ceiling, it’s important to contact a roofing contractor right away. The contractor will be able to inspect your roof to determine where the leak is coming from and make the necessary repairs.

5. Sagging Ceiling

One of the most visible signs of a roof leak is a sagging ceiling. This occurs when the water that has leaked through the roof has weakened the structure of the ceiling, causing it to dip or sag down. If you notice a part of your ceiling that looks like it’s starting to cave in, there’s a good chance it could be due to a roof leak and you should have it checked out by a roofing contractor as soon as possible.

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