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Roofers Los Angeles CA

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 Los Angeles, CA listed below that can take care of any problems including emergency roof repairs.

Wide Awake Roofing
(323) 786-4263
2319 Vanwick st
Inglewood, CA
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Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Commercial/Flat Roofing, Insurance Approved, Residential Roofing, Roofing

Los Angeles Roofing Pros
(323) 313-1215
1367 Echo Park Ave
Los Angeles, CA

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Clifford Construction
1-800-Clifford
4000 Rowena
Los Angeles, CA
Services
Tiling, Entertainment & Computer, Drywall and Plaster, Kitchen remodeling, Bathroom remodeling, Windows, Multiple Room Renovation, Roofing, Garage & Carport, Basement remodeling
Service Types
Residential, Commercial
Company Information
Hours : 8:00 AM to 7:00 AM M,T,W,T,F
Years in Business : 10 Years
Languages Spoken : English, Spanish, French
Licensing Information
Bonded : Yes
License # : 854633
Warranty Coverage : Yes
Payment Options
Offers Financing

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Find Licensed Contractor
(877) 270-0747
7901 Santa Monica Blvd
West Hollywood, CA

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First La Limo
(310) 954-9595
9107 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 450
Beverly Hills, CA

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Los Angeles Roofing
(213) 260-9789
505 S. Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA

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Los Angeles Roofing Help
(800) 780-4347
N56 W13365 Silver Spring Dr
Menomonee Falls, WI

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Tom Zimmerman Construction
(213) 595-7091
4535 Starling Way
Los Angeles, CA
Services
Home Builders, Kitchen remodeling, Home Automation, Doors, Architects & Designers, Painting, Fencing, Electrical, Bathroom remodeling, Multiple Room Renovation, Flooring, Interior Decorators, Decks & Porches, Tiling, Countertops, Additions, Framing, Roofing, FirePlaces, Siding, Windows, Sunrooms, Wallpaper & Wallcoverings, Lighting
Service Types
Residential
Company Information
Hours : 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM M,T,W,T,F,S
Years in Business : 25 Years
Languages Spoken : English
Licensing Information
Bonded : Yes
License # : 658526

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H.A.S. Construction, Inc.
(310) 391-8434
11272 Washington Place
Culver City, CA
Services
Hot Tubs & Spas, Mold Remediation, Kitchen remodeling, Disability Alterations, Solar Energy, Sauna, Carpenters, Central Vacuum, Demolition, Entertainment & Computer, Handyman, Concrete Foundations, Home Builders, Skylights, Framing, Water Supply & Wells, Security, Cabinets, Waterproofing, Closets & Garage Organizers, Landscaping - garden, Land Clearing / Bldg Site Prep, Windows, Water Heaters & Tanks, Sunrooms, Swimming Pools, Disaster Restoration, Interior Decorators, Locksmiths, Mobile Home…
Service Types
Residential, Commercial
Company Information
Hours : 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM M,T,W,T,F
Years in Business : 51 Years
Languages Spoken : English, Spanish, French
Licensing Information
Bonded : Yes
General Liability Insurance : Yes
License # : B538538
Payment Options
Accepts Credit Cards

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Paul White General Contractor Inc.
(310) 397-1593
4127 Marcasel Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
Services
Handyman, Sunrooms, Windows, Insulation, Cabinets, Drywall and Plaster, Plaster & Stucco, Gutters, FirePlaces, Ducts & Vents, Tiling, Appliance installation, Siding, Concrete Foundations, Multiple Room Renovation, Land Clearing / Bldg Site Prep, Bathroom remodeling, Patios, Walks, Stone Walls, Central Vacuum, Swimming Pools, Sauna, Kitchen remodeling, Plumbing, Flooring, Landscaping - garden, Wallpaper & Wallcoverings, Demolition, Doors, Home Builders, Countertops, Painting, Water Heaters & T…
Service Types
Residential, Commercial
Company Information
Hours : 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM M,T,W,T,F
Years in Business : 22 Years
Licensing Information
Bonded : Yes
General Liability Insurance : Yes
License # : 694523

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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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