How to Stop a Roof Leak


A leaky gutter system is likely to be caused by a seam between the roof tarp or gutter. This seam may be small or large depending on the situation. Water can get in through these seams. To fix a leaky roof, first determine if it is coming through one of these seams. To make sure, there are some things you can do.

A wet/dry rotation meter is one way to determine if your roof is leaky. The device is attached to the roof at the peak. It will measure the moisture levels while the roof is open and closed. It is important to measure the areas that have the most water damage. This is often the area where the greatest amount of water enters your attic. The water damage to the outside of the attic is not as severe.

A professional roofing contractor can help you determine how to stop a roof from leaking. A professional roofing contractor can often recommend the best products and solutions to fix your roof leak. They may be able to recommend a contractor if they are unable to fix your roof leaks. You may be able to ask them for recommendations on the best places to find the right products to fix your roof leaks.

This post was written by Ted Williams! Ted is the owner of A Old Time Roofing, one of the best roofing companies in Saint Petersburg, FL! Ted is a Master Elite Weather Stopper GAF Roofing Contractor, a double award winner of Best Steep-Slope Contractor from GAF and achiever of Master Elite Consumer Protection Excellence from GAF. He has been serving the Pinellas County area since 1978.  Old Time Roofing has a tradition of quality workmanship, servicing residential and commercial properties. Click here for more information!

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