A Damaged Chimney Resulted in Major Leak and Repair
Structural damage: Roof contractors are not licensed to repair structural damage. Only a licensed General Contractor can legally perform repairs structurally on rafters and roof trusses. CERTIFIED QUALITY ROOFING is both a state licensed Roofing and General Contractor. If you have a chimney or any other roof related problem that has deteriorated to the point of needing structural support removal and replacement, we are not only legally qualified to perform the work, we can perform the entire job quickly and professionally.
Damaged Chimney: This chimney structure has been exposed to water damage for years. Not addressed, it eventually required removing all decorative stone to replace rotten wood. Like any maintenance item, early detection from a trained roof professional at CERTIFIED QUALITY ROOFING would have saved tremendous expense and years of frustration enduring the roof leak.
Our cost for detection? Nothing! A phone call to CERTIFIED QUALITY ROOFING requesting a free inspection and estimate could have prevented the consequences in the photo.
We replace chimney caps, stucco, wood, stone or brick on roof chimneys. Florida weather allows for extreme expansion and contraction resulting in material cracks and damage. Stucco, mortar or wood expands and contracts, causing it to chip, pop or loosen.
If there are cracks in the chimney, rain can seep in to your home and create wet spots that produce an environment perfect for the spores that cause rot and mold to grow as well as an inviting habitat for termites.
If there are holes or tears in the flashing or chunks of the masonry are missing, it requires a chimney repair, call CERTIFIED QUALITY ROOFING to repair the damage before it become a major costly repair.
Roof leaks can cause significant damage to your home over time especially if not addressed. Water can damage the roof decking (attic ceiling) below the roof. Leaks around chimneys are one of the most common types of roof leaks that homeowners face. Florida weather allows for extreme expansion and contraction resulting in material cracks and damage. Stucco, mortar or wood expands and contracts, causing it to chip, pop, crack or separate. Flashing that waterproofs a chimney can loosen permitting water to enter.
Finding a chimney water leak is not an easy task and is always a process of elimination. Trust this time consuming search to a professional, call CERTIFIED QUALITY ROOFING.
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