Year after year, water damage typically ranks as being in either 1st or 2nd place as the most frequent type of claim covered by homeowner’s insurance. Though most people think about water damage being caused by a natural flood or a burst pipe, some people are unaware that a leaky roof can cause just as much damage too.
The easiest sign to spot that you have a leak is when it shows up first as a mere stain on the ceiling. Eventually, it may turn into more of an intermittent and annoying drip, but eventually, it can turn into a real mess.
But beyond the obvious signs, some of the more severe damage can start off by being caused the unseen and undetected leaks, which is yet one more reason why you should get a thorough and professional roofing assessment.
While a little bit of water here or there may seem harmless at first, you need to understand that ongoing water damage to your roof can lead to more expensive issues like mold growth, compromised structural integrity, and more severe damage to your ceilings, walls, and floors if it isn’t fixed.