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Orlando Residential Leak Inspections | Servicing Central Florida Since 1989

Orlando Residential Leak Inspection

Residential Leak Inspections

When it comes to leakage, it’s always better to be safe than sorry. Our roofing specialists will come scope out your leak and offer the best solution for the problem. By performing an Orlando residential leak inspection before it causes future damage, you’ll be able to lengthen the lifespan of your roof.

Contact us for a leak inspection today!

When you think you may have a leak, it’s better to act now than regret it later. Our Orlando roof leak inspection team will thoroughly inspect your roof and suggest the best solution if you do have a leak. 

Sometimes, a leak is obvious, like when you hear the dreaded “drip, drip, drip.” Other times, a leak can stay hidden, like when it is still in your attic. Scheduling an Orlando roof leak inspection if you suspect you may have a leak is the best choice a homeowner can make to nip a potential leak in the bud. Addressing a leak when it’s small will likely only require a repair. Waiting until a large section of your roof is water-damaged could mean a new roof. 

At Advantage Roofing, we know that you’ve got questions, and we’ve got answers. Everything you need to know about your Orlando roof leak inspection is here. And if we didn’t address your concern, call our office and speak with one of our roofing experts

How Do You Know You Need A Leak Inspection?

Although some signs of a roof leak are only apparent to a professional Orlando roof leak inspection technician, there are several signs that you, as the homeowner, can keep an eye (and a nose) out for.

  • Stained walls or ceilings – Water drips can result in brown stains on your walls and ceilings. These stains can come from other sources, such as a plumbing issue, but to be sure, it’s best to have a roof leak inspection performed as soon as possible.
  • Saggy ceiling – As water from a leak collects, it causes moisture to deteriorate the structural integrity of your ceiling. A saggy ceiling can mean significant water damage from a roof leak.
  • Peeling paint – When moisture permeates the walls of your home, it can cause paint to separate from the walls and peel.
  • Curling shingles – Notice any shingles that aren’t flat on your roof? This is a potential gateway for water penetration. If you haven’t experienced a leak yet, it might be on the horizon.
  • Rusty gutters – Your gutters are crucial for keeping water away from your home. If you see rust or peeling paint, your gutters may be damaged, and you should schedule an Orlando roof leak inspection immediately.
  • Musty smells – Water seeping through the roof can lead to the growth of mold and mildew in your attic, insulation, or walls, which often produces a distinctive musty smell. If you’re experiencing a lingering odor, we recommend having your roof inspected to eliminate the possibility of a roof leak.

How Often Should You Get A Roof Leak Inspection?

We recommend annual inspections to check for leaks and other signs of damage to your roof. That said, we also recommend having an Orlando roof leak inspection after a significant storm because wind and rain can land damaging debris on your roof. 

We follow the adage, “It’s better to be safe than sorry,” so feel free to have us inspect your roof for leaks anytime you think it could have sustained damage.

What’s Involved In A Leak Inspection?

Much of a home leak inspection is observation but with a keen, professional eye trained to spot less obvious damage. Our roof leak inspection team will look for all the above signs as well as the following:

Interior Inspection:

  • Evaluate ventilation and moisture levels
  • Check for any signs of water damage on decking

Exterior Inspection:

  • Assess the condition of shingles for potential leaks
  • Examine metal components and roof flashings

Inspect structural elements prone to leaks:

  • Chimneys
  • Valleys
  • Side walls
  • Eaves
  • Dormers

Check for collateral damage impacting leak potential:

  • Fences
  • Siding
  • Gutters
  • Windows

This comprehensive approach ensures a thorough assessment, giving us a detailed overview of your roof’s overall condition.

Why Call Advantage Roofing For Your Orlando Roof Leak Inspection?

Our team of professional inspectors has been serving Central Florida homeowners for over 30 years and has a top-notch reputation for customer service. We aim to provide an honest and fair roof assessment and recommend reasonable repair. Contact us today to schedule your roof leak inspection.

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