As cliché as it may sound, the roof plays an extremely crucial role in the overall safety and security of your home. From scorching sun rays and torrential rainstorms to heavy snowfall and strong winds, the roof serves as your primary form defense against the harshest elements of nature.
And while your roofing system might be able to provide a reliable layer of protection to your household for several years, at some point, it will start to show signs of damage which if you choose to ignore or delay in repair could compromise your home’s structural integrity, your safety, and your finances.
When your roof is already showing significant damage, it is essential to have it diagnosed and repaired by a professional roofing contractor immediately. But what if your roof shingles are ripped off during a strong rainfall, and a contractor isn’t readily available?
In such cases, it is vital for any homeowner to temporarily patch the damage by installing an emergency roofing. From roof tarping, curled shingle straightening, and sheet metal patches, there are a handful of emergency patches that you should learn how to install in order to protect your house’s interior and minimize further damages until a contractor arrives.
Learn the tips on emergency roof repair by checking out the infographic below from Fahey Roofing Contractors.