If My Roof Leaks Do I Need A Full Roof Replacement?

Typically, if you have a single leak in your roof, you won’t need an full roof replacement. It could be due to several reasons, most are typically easy to repair. If you have multiple leaks in your roof, you may have major damage to your roof and an entire roof replacement may be in order.

You may have a missing shingle causing a leak. This is typically easily repaired. If you have several missing shingles causing several leaks in your roof. You may need a full roof replacement.

If you have a leak due to your flashing, this is a common maintenance roof repair. Not an entire replacement.

You’ll want a roof replacement if your neighborhood experienced violent winds or tornado or other natural disaster where your roof sustained major damage.

A sagging roof on the other hand, does cause an alarm. There are several reasons for a sagging roof, maybe a foundation issue or a problem with your roof decking. Either of these problems can be serious and an entire roof replacement may be in order.

When a roof leaks, it may not be serious. But it does however, need to be fixed right away as small leaks can turn into major leaks and cause major damage to any home. Early intervention can be the difference between repairing a small simple leak to an entire roof replacement.

Just because you have a leak, doesn’t necessarily mean you need an full roof replacement. When in doubt, call Down Under Roofing, your local roofing company in Kansas City. Our team at Down Under Roofing is dedicated to providing great results. We treat you with respect by offering honest and fair pricing that will fit most budgets. Contact our team today to see how we can help you with your roofing needs.


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