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Roof Repair in Melbourne, FL

At Gorilla Roofing, we have over 30 years of experience in the roofing industry and are experts at providing reliable roof repair in Melbourne, FL. We make sure that our repairs are performed correctly, and our efficient service eliminates any wasted time or money. Since even the smallest hole in a roofing system can soon develop into a costly problem, it’s best to seek out repairs as soon as possible. 

Is Roof Repair a Viable Option? 

When a roof is leaking or exposed, one thing is certain – a solution is needed fast. But how can a person know whether roof replacement or repair is the right way to go? Roof replacement is an expensive undertaking, so it makes sense to avoid it until it’s necessary. In many cases, with the help of an expert roofing company, roof repairs can restore the roof’s functionality and extend its lifespan by many years. 

The issues that roof repair is designed to remedy include: 

  • Loose, missing, or broken shingles 
  • Punctures and penetrations 
  • Roof leaks 
  • Damaged flashing
  • Rotten fascia boards or soffit 
  • Shrinkage 
  • Ponding water 
  • Poor ventilation 
  • Moisture damage 
  • Structural damage 

 

When these types of problems are found in a few isolated areas, repairing a roof is typically the more cost-effective option. This would not hold true for roofs that are ending their expected lifespan. Making repairs to a roof that will soon need to be replaced is a waste of money. Roof replacement is also typically the better option when the roof has several issues impacting a large percentage of the roof.

Call our roof repair specialists at (321) 677-5867 or contact us online to feel the comfort of having a secure roof over your head.

How to Repair a Leaky Roof

Leaky roofs are one of the most damaging type of roof problem. What starts as a minor drip can rapidly escalate to several gallons of water entering a home every minute. Repairing roof leaks promptly and correctly is crucial in maintaining the structural integrity of any house or building. That said, it is a labor-intensive project and is best left to professionals to handle. 

When professional roofers fix roof leaks, the process usually involves: 

  • Locating the precise location of the leak’s origin 
  • Removing shingles to gain access to the leaking roof deck
  • Sawing and removing the damaged section of the roof deck
  • Cutting a new deck patch and attaching it to the rafters 
  • Laying paper or underlayment 
  • Installing new shingles and leafing them into existing ones

 

To fix the leak and ensure there are no future water issues, the damaged materials must be completely removed and replaced. Especially critical is ensuring the new roofing materials are precisely coordinated with the current materials to keep water from seeping through the cracks. 

  • “Nicholas Ruiz came and inspected the roof as was damaged by previous storms he was able to work with my insurance and my roof was replaced professionally and looks great.”

    - Rob B.

Repairing Damaged Roofs in the Space Coast Area 

Gorilla Roofing is prepared to handle any type of roof damage on both residential and commercial properties in the Space Coast Area. We work hard to ensure our customers are delighted with the work we do. 

Call (321) 677-5867 to get our Melbourne roof repair experts heading your way!

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