The flashing are sheets of metal that are fixed at the joints, edges or breaks along the roof. These prevent leaks from occurring in the roofing system. Incorrect flashing installation can result in rotting or cracking in the wood and cement components of your roof.
Roofers recommend avoiding these flashing mistakes at all costs to save yourself from future issues.
Doing the Job Yourself
A DIY flashing job puts you and your home in danger. Some areas of your roof can be slippery or cannot support the weight of a person. Without proper training, you may not be able to properly install the flashing. Doing the job on your own can only do more harm than good to your roof.
Routine roof maintenance and inspections help in preventing major problems in the components of your roofing system. Immediately call professional roofers to repair any issues with the flashing. Never ignore small leaks because they will eventually cause damage that can spread around your home.
Often, sealants and other components are improperly applied and installed. Instead of restoring your roof, they can only cause you more problems. The untrained eye can easily overlook leak-prone and important parts of a roof. Invest in high-quality installation and products to make sure your flashing and the entire roofing lasts longer.
Turn to Goodrich Roofing for all your residential and commercial roofing needs. Most of our employees and roofers have been with us for over 15 years. This means that your roof will be handled with expertise and provide your home long-lasting protection. We offer new roof installation, re-roofing, storm damage repair, seamless gutters and more. Call us at (505) 884-0662, or fill out our online form for a free estimate. We work with homeowners in New Mexico.