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Roofers Newark NJ

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 Newark, NJ listed below that can take care of any problems including emergency roof repairs.

JC and Sons Home Improvement Corp.
(917) 652-6837
84-72 130th Street
Kew Gardens, NY
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Roofing

Goode Green
212-226-6770
176 Grand Street
New York, NY
 
CEK International
(646) 468-4223
600 West 115 Street
New York, NY
Services
Roofing, Painting, Bathroom remodeling, FirePlaces, Ceilings, Architects & Designers, Skylights, Kitchen remodeling, Decks & Porches
Service Types
Residential, Commercial
Company Information
Years in Business : 21 Years
Languages Spoken : English
Licensing Information
Bonded : Yes
General Liability Insurance : Yes
License # : 1322190 / 1363417

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DB CONSTRUCTION
(347) 365-8284
592 BUSHWICK AVE
Brooklyn, NY
Services
Gutters, Carpenters, Multiple Room Renovation, Lighting, Handyman, Paving, Decks & Porches, Drywall and Plaster, Doors, Ceilings, Kitchen remodeling, Cabinets, Painting, Windows, Fencing, Powerwashing, Demolition, Closets & Garage Organizers, Commercial Property Maintenance, Barns Sheds & Outbuildings, Concrete Foundations, Siding, Plaster & Stucco, Plumbing, Architects & Designers, Home Builders, Flooring, Bathroom remodeling, Concrete Flatwork, Basement remodeling, Roofing, Patios, Walks, S…
Service Types
Residential, Commercial
Company Information
Hours : 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM M,T,W,T,F
Years in Business : 8 Years
Languages Spoken : English, Hindi, Punjabi
Licensing Information
License # : No License Provided

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Resilient Roof Coatings
(973) 599-0811
177 Parsippany Rd
Parsippany, NJ

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Marc V. Cottone General contractor
(718) 983-7840
49 morse ave.
Staten Island, NY
Services
Windows, Additions, Siding, Roofing
Company Information
Years in Business : 23 Years
Licensing Information
Bonded : Yes
General Liability Insurance : Yes
License # : 883099

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A-All Type Siding & Roofing
(718) 745-6718
814 64Th Street
Brooklyn, NY

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First Housing Management, Inc.
(973) 340-1616
106 Route 46 East
Saddle Brook, NJ

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Affordable Homes General Construction LLC
(718) 713-2446
511 Chauncey Street
Brooklyn, NY
Services
Kitchen remodeling, Multiple Room Renovation, Flooring, Additions, Garage & Carport, Swimming Pools, Cabinets, Roofing, Decks & Porches, Countertops, Doors, Painting, Plaster & Stucco, Handyman, Central Heating System, Windows, Drywall and Plaster, Carpenters, Siding, Basement remodeling, Disability Alterations, Gutters, Ceilings, Patios, Walks, Stone Walls, Paving, Bathroom remodeling, Insulation
Service Types
Residential, Commercial
Company Information
Hours : 8:00 AM to 5:00 AM M,T,W,T,F,S
Years in Business : 2 Years
Languages Spoken : English
Licensing Information
License # : 1347836
Payment Options
Accepts Credit Cards

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De-Ko'S Roofing
(718) 265-1349
1846 W 9Th Street
Brooklyn, NY

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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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