What should you do when you see a wet spot or water dripping from your ceiling? The cause is likely a leaky roof. First, do what you can. Then turn the job over to professionals.
Clean Up as Much Water as You Can
If your roof is leaking, you must immediately contain as much water as possible to prevent more damage to the ceiling and to flooring and furnishings. Mop up, soak up and dry up any water as soon as possible.
Call Your Homeowners Insurance Professional
If you plan to file a claim based on a leak or signs of a leak, call your insurance provider. Tell them about any damage or that you’ve seen a wet spot or stain and suspect damage.
Hire Pros To Handle Restoration
Next, if your insurance allows, immediately call professionals trained to perform storm damage roof repair Denver CO. They’re equipped to handle all the steps to get your home back in beautiful, water-tight condition.
Let the Pros Evaluate Signs of a Leak
If you’ve seen a wet spot or stain on the ceiling that isn’t dripping, you may be tempted to try to take care of the problem yourself. However, it’s best to let professionals take a look first. Spots and stains may indicate mold. These areas need to be tested by a knowledgeable professional with proper equipment.
Another task for the pros is to promptly determine if water is trapped in those spotted or stained areas. Quick removal of any pooled water will minimize damage that could otherwise worsen.
Trust the Pros To Find and Fix the Source of the Leak
Finding a leak in an attic or overhead crawl space can be tricky and may even be hazardous. Roof repair professionals have some tricks of their own for finding sources of leaks in places you may not even be able to reach.
Put Your Mind at Ease
If you ever spring a leak in your roof, it will likely be unsettling. A roofing restoration professional can promptly get your home dry, water-tight and looking just as beautiful as before, restoring your peace of mind.