Roofs usually last for years, but more often than not, as exposed to water and other elements, the roof will start to deteriorate and water will start to seep into the house. While it usually takes years before the roof needs to be replaced, standing water on the roof causes rust to form, which can lead to mold and mildew.
Once these organisms start growing on the roof, they invade the porous parts of your tile and can become severely stressed and corroded. As soon as this happened, the bricks fell from the mortar and the roof began to break down.
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Leaks are sometimes localized damage to certain parts of the roof. When the roof is made of durable material and leaks, it indicates roof damage.
Repairing a shingle roof is not too difficult. Start by looking at the last leak and after marking it, you can try to pinpoint the spot on the roof. Once you have found the approximate location of the leak, you can proceed to clean the area. Better to start with a clean roof and check for missing tiles in the area.
Look for broken or cracked shingles and even try to see if there are any warped shingles. If you can't find any cracked or damaged shingles, you may want to start checking the top if you can't find one; You may want to use a roof repair service. You may need to replace most of your roof due to damage.