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    Noticing the Signs of a Leaky Roof

    Last updated 16 days ago

    Dripping ceilings are an obvious sign of a leaky roof. But even if you don’t experience drops of water falling on your head indoors every time it rains, this does not mean that your roof is free of leaks. Most roof leaks are in fact small, and without routine inspections and a vigilant eye, they may go unnoticed until they have caused extensive water damage. Water stains around skylights, bulging paint, or discolorations on ceilings can be signs of roof leaks. Watch this video to learn what other signs may point to a roof leak.

    If you suspect that your roof is leaking, call Paul Bange Roofing at (954) 416-2891. For 30 years, our roofing repair contractors have served homeowners and business owners in Fort Lauderdale, providing professional, comprehensive roof services including roof repair, roof maintenance, and roof installation. 

    Reasons to Choose Paul Bange Roofing

    Last updated 24 days ago

    No matter what type of roof you have over your head, the experts at Paul Bange Roofing deliver the very best service to keep your roof in tip-top shape for decades. From the most modest of homes to warehouses and high-rise condominiums, our roofing repair experts serve all types of residential and commercial roofs in Fort Lauderdale and throughout South Florida. We provide all sorts of roof services, including repairs, preventative maintenance, and roofing installation. We even provide quick-response emergency roof repair services.

    Contact Paul Bange Roofing for all your roof repair and maintenance needs. Contact us online or call us at (954) 416-2891 to speak with one of our experts about your roofing needs. You can also schedule your free in-home roofing inspection and consultation by visiting our website and using our easy roofing consultation form

    The Dangers of a Leaky Roof

    Last updated 1 month ago

    Although properly constructed roofs will last for decades despite having leaks, long-term damage from a leaky roof can cause thousands of dollars or more in property damage. To prevent costly damage, contact a roofing contractor in Fort Lauderdale at the first sign of a leak. The dangers of a leaky roof include:

     

    Mold and Mildew
    In places where leaking water becomes trapped in confined spaces, the humidity won’t dissipate and mold or mildew growth may occur. Mold and mildew inside your attic or between the walls can cause health effects ranging from minor skin and eye irritation to respiratory distress and even neurological damage.

    Wood Rot
    Some of the most expensive and dangerous long-term damage caused by a leaky roof occurs to the actual wooden structure of the home. Beams, studs, joists, and other structural pieces of wooden frame will eventually begin to rot from constant exposure to water. The only way to prevent wood rot is to have your roofing contractor fix the leak and repair the structural damage.

    Drywall Fatigue
    In addition to wood, long-term leaking can also cause damage to drywall. This building material is made of a plaster-type substance that loses cohesion when exposed to water. Once drywall becomes saturated with water, the structure of the drywall expands and deteriorates until it eventually crumbles into pieces. For drywall ceilings, this means entire sections of drywall might collapse and fall directly onto whomever or whatever is underneath.

    If you suspect your roof is leaking, contact the roofing repair experts at Paul Bange Roofing of Fort Lauderdale. Our roofing specialists will find your leaks and stop them in their tracks. Visit our website to learn more about our services. Contact us online or call us at (954) 416-2891 to schedule a roof inspection or roofing repair today. 

    Taking a Look at Metal Roofs

    Last updated 1 month ago

    Has the time come to reroof your home or business? If so, consider metal roofing. Not only does metal roofing come in a wide variety of different colors and styles, but it is also the most durable and energy-efficient roofing material you can purchase today. Metal roofs can last upwards of 50 years and are virtually maintenance free. Watch this short video clip to get a closer look at the benefits of metal roofing in Florida.

    If you’re interested in a metal roof for your home or business, contact Paul Bange Roofing of Fort Lauderdale today. Our expert roofing contractors specialize in metal roofing for residential and commercial applications. We can tell you more about the benefits of metal roofing and help you select the right metal roofing system for your home or business. Call us at (954) 416-2891 to get started today. 

    Maintaining Your Roof This Winter

    Last updated 1 month ago

    Fort Lauderdale might not be a winter wonderland, but that doesn’t mean your roof is in the clear this winter. Sure, you don’t have to worry about snow and ice, but torrential rain and strong wind can cause even more roof damage than you’d experience if you lived in a colder part of the United States. The good news is that a little bit of roof maintenance is typically all it takes to keep your roof in tip-top shape all winter long.

    Trim Back Vegetation
    Winter storms can bring heavy rain and hurricane-force winds. If you have overgrown trees, these violent storms can break off limbs and branches and send them flying into your roof. Even if the debris doesn’t penetrate your roof and cause a leak, it could clog or cause damage to your gutters.

    Clear Gutters
    Speaking of gutters, winter roof maintenance should definitely include a thorough cleaning and inspection of the gutters and downspouts around your home. Clogged or broken gutters can cause water to leak through your roof or pool around your home’s foundation, both of which can result in expensive water damage. If your gutters need to be replaced, contact a roofing contractor in Fort Lauderdale.

    Check Flashing
    As you inspect the gutters and downspouts, be sure to take note of the condition of the flashing around your roof. If any of these metal areas are noticeably warped or have holes in them, have your roofing contractor come out and repair the flashing or install new flashing.

    Preventative Maintenance
    The best way to prevent major roof damage this winter is to have your roof inspected and maintained by a roofing professional. Paul Bange Roofing provides preventative maintenance programs that can help you roof survive this winter and many more to come. Call us at (954) 416-2891 to speak with one of our roof repair experts today. 

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