A roof’s primary job is to protect our home from the elements. However, the unexpected sometimes happens, and suddenly you find yourself with a puddle of water in your living room. A leaking roof in North Atlanta is especially a problem because of the high heat and humidity in the area. If roof leaks aren’t promptly taken care of they can cause major issues such as rotting wood and mold in summer months.
Fowler Homes is on call 24/7 to fix your leaking roof and can come to your home immediately in most instances. Any time you notice brown spots on your ceiling, or notice your roof is leaking, it’s EXTREMELY IMPORTANT to give us a call right away!
Roof leaking in North Atlanta, Georgia? Contact Fowler Homes today!
Signs You Have a Leaking Roof in North Atlanta
Often times North Atlanta homeowners are unaware they have a roofing problem till a spring storm rolls through North Atlanta at 1 am and they suddenly hear the water dripping on their ceiling. Below are a few things you can look for to see if you have a leaking roof.
- Brown stains on your drywall
- Rotted decking in your attic
- Missing shingles on your roof
- Mold growth
While many roof problems such as failing pipe boots are impossible to spot from the ground, common issues listed above can often be spotted by a simple walk around of your property.
What to Do When You Discover Your Roof is Leaking
Often you will notice a leaky roof in the middle of the night when someone might not be able to solve the issue right away. To minimize damage and protect your home there are a few steps you can take before a roofer arrives.
- Place a bucket in the attic to collect water.
- Remove any valuables that might be damaged by water.
- Put down towels to absorb water.
- Put a fan in the area to help dry any excess moisture.
In the case of major leaks that are the result of storm damage please call us immediately for 24 hour emergency service in the North Atlanta area. Fowler Homes will come out and place a tarp on your roof until a permanent solution for your leaking roof can be found.
In the case of storm damage your insurance company will cover the cost of temporary emergency repairs and Fowler Homes will happily walk you through the process to filing a claim and meeting your adjuster.
Why Choose Fowler Homes for Leaky Roof Repair in North Atlanta, GA?
With every roof we inspect Fowler Homes offers a free 15 Point Roof Inspection that covers the entire roofing system, ensuring that you fully understand what’s going on with your roof and how you can minimize your cost in the future by repairing problems before they become roof failures.
Fowler Homes will:
- Install a tarp if temporary repairs are required
- Offer a free 15-point roofing inspection
- Offer a complete estimate to resolve your roof leaks
- Warranty leak repairs for a year
- Repair any interior damage resulting from your roof leak
The North Atlanta, GA area is extremely familiar with torrential rain. Many of the leaky roofs we repair could have been prevented with proper maintenance. If you have discovered a roof leak please give us a call today at 770-744-5992 or fill out the form to the right or below for a quote and roof inspection. If your roof has failed and you need a full roof replacement go here.