The Atlanta area sees its share of extreme weather, which can wreak havoc on residential and commercial roofs. While damage related to severe weather can happen suddenly and without warning, there are other problems that develop over time due to constant exposure to the elements. These issues can include the natural process of long term deterioration of materials, vents and seals. Lastly, a variety of roofing problems can result from improper installation practices. Here are examples of some of the most common roofing problems seen by KTM master roofers in the Atlanta area.
Roof damage and possible leakage due to the improper installation of a satellite mount
Architectural shingles slipping due to improper nail placement.
Shingle damage caused by installation of gutter leaf guards.
Improperly installed flashing resulting in leaks
Metal ridge vent, susceptible to lifting off of ridge by wind gusts.
Gutter improperly installed, allowing water to flow under shingles.
No installation of cricket or saddle to divert water from the chimney base resulting in leaks
Natural deterioration of a plumbing boot
Tree branches touching shingle surfaces.
Natural deterioration of a heating vent
Hail damage to a roof vent
Improper installation of the downspout resulting in an ice dam effect