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Leaking Roof in Aitkin?

4/6/2021 (Permalink)

A man’s hand is pointing to damaged roof shingles on a wet roof. We respond to water damage emergencies 24-hours a day in Aitkin County!

Water-damaged roof?

Even the most vigilant homeowner can be caught off guard by a leaking roof. Storms and high winds can damage roof shingles, and sometimes the damage does not become apparent until the snow melts. According to a study conducted by the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS), roof leaks were more likely to occur in regions where freezing weather and hail were frequent.

SERVPRO® of Aitkin, Carlton & West St. Louis Counties has been responding to water damage emergencies in Aitkin County for years, and we know that even a little roof leak can create a big problem if the damage is allowed to go unmitigated for too long. Here are some loss prevention and maintenance tips from the IBHS to minimize water damage on your roof:

  • Have a professional roof inspection annually.
  • Request a detailed inspection report that includes the condition of the flashing, roof covering, parapets, and drainage system.
  • In areas prone to wind and hail, consider an impact-resistant roof covering that has passed the FM 4473 or UL 2218 standard.

Call Us!

When your home has a water damage emergency, SERVPRO® of Aitkin, Carlton & West St. Louis Counties is Here to Help. ® We have a team of highly trained water restoration technicians ready to assist you 24-hours a day in Aitkin. Call us today at 218-879-6141. We’ll restore your water damage, “Like it never even happened.”

SERVPRO® of Aitkin, Carlton & West St. Louis Counties is Independently Owned and Operated.

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