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Roofers Houston TX

Roof leaking repairs can’t be ignored. Weathering, wind damage and improper roof design may cause problems that need to be fixed right away. Here you will learn what to do about leaking roofs, as well as get access to the experienced roofing contractors in Houston, TX listed below that can take care of any problems including emergency roof repairs.

Campos Roofing
(713) 680-3530
919 Judiway
Houston, TX

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A & A Gomez Roofing
(281) 804-4551
7407 Caddo Lake Lane
Houston, TX

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APC All-Phase Construction
(281) 216-6547
1926 Fredonia Dr
Houston, TX
Services
Doors, Powerwashing, Water Supply & Wells, Patios, Walks, Stone Walls, Countertops, Barns Sheds & Outbuildings, Multiple Room Renovation, Drywall and Plaster, Disaster Restoration, Home Builders, Air Conditioning & Cooling, Land Clearing / Bldg Site Prep, Water Heaters & Tanks, Flooring, Decks & Porches, Disability Alterations, Wallpaper & Wallcoverings, Windows, Waterproofing, Electrical, Cabinets, Skylights, Fencing, Sunrooms, Ducts & Vents, Painting, Central Heating System, Garage & Carpor…
Service Types
Residential, Commercial, Emergency Services
Company Information
Hours : 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM M,T,W,T,F,S,S
Years in Business : 22 Years
Languages Spoken : English
Licensing Information
License # : TX-r4587utv890
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Accepts Credit Cards

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Gutter Suppliers
(713) 861-2727
600 W 6th St
Houston, TX

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Roskos Roofing
(713) 581-8214
610 W Bell St
Houston, TX

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LeafGuard Gulf Coast
2521 Fairway Park Dr., #400
Houston, TX
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Specialty Contractor

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Emypat Construction Group
(713) 493-4086
4115 Tasselwood Ln.
Houston, TX
Services
Countertops, Doors, Tiling, Concrete Foundations, Lighting, Additions, Roofing, Handyman, Carpenters, Ceilings, Cabinets, Fencing, Land Clearing / Bldg Site Prep, Cleaning service, Garage & Carport, Disaster Restoration, Bathroom remodeling, Insulation, Gas Piping, Interior Decorators, Powerwashing, Sunrooms, Concrete Flatwork, Commercial Property Maintenance, Swimming Pools, Flooring, Electrical, Plaster & Stucco, Kitchen remodeling, Home Builders, Painting, Welding, Multiple Room Renovation…
Service Types
Residential, Commercial, Emergency Services
Company Information
Years in Business : 8 Years
Languages Spoken : English, Spanish
Licensing Information
General Liability Insurance : Yes
License # : No License Provided

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imagine construction & design
(832) 736-2314
1943 Breen Dr
Houston, TX
Services
Tiling, Decks & Porches, Paving, Architects & Designers, Additions, Real Estate, Bathroom remodeling, FirePlaces, Painting, Home Automation, Central Heating System, Windows, Cabinets, Disaster Restoration, Plumbing, Flooring, Powerwashing, Countertops, Ducts & Vents, Carpenters, Roofing, Gutters, Sewer & Septic, Water Supply & Wells, Siding, Plaster & Stucco, Framing, Concrete Flatwork, Fencing, Electrical, Commercial Property Maintenance, Garage & Carport, Gas Piping, Insulation, Multiple Ro…
Service Types
Residential, Commercial
Company Information
Hours : 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM M,T,W,T,F,S
Years in Business : 10 Years
Languages Spoken : English, Spanish
Licensing Information
License # : No License Provided
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Accepts Credit Cards

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A 1 Roofing and Maintenance Company
(713) 869-4550
700 Heights Blvd
Houston, TX
 
Top To Bottom Roofing & General Construction
(281) 984-7566
1088 Milam Street
Houston, TX
Services
Remodeling Contractor, Roofing Contractor, Home Improvement, Siding Contractor, Window Contractor

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QUESTION: During a recent trip to my attic, I found evidence that I have a leak in my roof. Can I fix a leaking asphalt roof myself?

ANSWER:With a little time and patience, most roof leaks can be tracked down and patched. The first step is assessing the entire roof before you begin patching. A roof truly in need of re-shingling will thwart most attempts at patch jobs. Typically, asphalt roof shingles at the end of their lives will curl up and/or bubble. Also, the granules on a defunct shingle's surface will be nearly gone, and pieces of shingle or entire shingles will be missing. In a case like that, it's best to re-shingle the entire roof. However, if your roof shingles are in decent shape, remember that roof leaks don't always end in the attic at the spot where they begin on the exterior roof's surface. Sometimes a leak begins 10 or 12 feet from where it ends.

Still, the most notorious locations for roof leaks are around a chimney, in dormer and gable valleys, and in corners where a sloping roof abuts a vertical wall. At the chimney, leaks often originate where the sheets of lead flashing that come out of the chimney meet the roof. These sheets fold down the side of the chimney and are woven under the nearby shingles. In between the individual layers of lead flashing, water often penetrates and works its way under the roof material.

The best solution here is pumping plastic roof cement (a tar-like substance) in between the layers of flashing. Plastic roof cement can be purchased in tubes sized for an ordinary caulking gun, which is the most convenient tool for applying the goop without a lot of mess. In roof valleys, the search for a leak source and the proper fix is a bit trickier. Most valley leaks don't show up until the roof carries a snow load or debris in the valley stacks up deep enough to hold water.

If the leak appears when these conditions are in place, then it's time to tear up at least one set of valley shingles and see what's underneath. At the very least, there should be extra layers of roofing felt under the valley shingles. Better yet, metal flashing or bituminous roofing underlayment should be under the shingles. But most often, there's no extra waterproofing in the valley, and that's why you have the leak in the first place. When replacing small areas of asphalt shingles, try to work during warm (70° F or so) and overcast days. This makes removing the bad shingles easier and results in less damage to the good shingles nearby. Gently roll back the good shingles and remove both the underlying nails and bad shingles as you go, working from the top of the valley down. Remove shingles at least three feet away from the valley. Before installing new shingles, be sure you have proper flashing or the bituminous ice and water shield firmly in the valley.

This same approach is used when leaks are located near the point at which a vertical wall meets a sloping roof. The only difference is some wall siding must be removed to install new flashing or a water shield both on the roof surface and at least 18 inches up the abutting wall.

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