24/7 Emergency Roof Repair
How often do you think about your roof? In many cases, rooftops aren’t something property owners actively consider until something goes wrong. When it does, you need help pronto.
Fortunately, Hound Roofing offers 24/7 emergency roof service to commercial enterprises in the Wilmington, NC, area. We’re ready to roll out in the middle of the night and on holidays to ensure your property is protected from rooftop trouble.
What Types of Emergencies Can Compromise Your Roof?
There are two kinds of damage: sudden issues and long-term problems. Sudden issues are instantly noticeable; they may be the result of a storm or accident.
Long-term problems can brew for months or even years before they become apparent. These are usually hidden in walls or insulation and may result from poor maintenance or improper installation.
Hound Roofing technicians are prepared to handle both. No matter the cause, we can set things right.
As lovely as they are, trees can cause major issues for rooftops. For example, trees felled by storms can crash through, leaving a gaping hole. Even smaller items such as branches can cause problems by falling or just rubbing against your roof. They may dislodge or damage shingles, making your roof more vulnerable to other threats such as wildlife.
There’s also something to be said about leaves. If your gutters get clogged, they can overflow, which may result in the following:
- Water pooling on the roof
- Gutters pulling away from the eaves
- Mold and algae growing on your shingles
In any of these cases, you need someone to look at your roof as soon as possible.
The roof is your first line of defense against the elements, so if it’s not installed correctly, you’re in for problems. Improper installation can involve low-quality roofing materials, lack of uniformity, and missing underlayment. The result is roofing that isn’t going to last its entire lifetime.
If poor installment is the cause of your problems, we’ll be able to tell on our initial inspection. In this case, our team may recommend a replacement to prevent future issues.
Snow and Ice Damage
Snow is especially insidious when it comes to roofing problems. For one, snow is heavier than you think, and if it piles on a weakened part of your roof, you may be in for a big and unwelcome surprise.
There’s also the issue of refreezing. Snow and ice may melt on your roof, only to refreeze as temperatures drop. Water is unique in that it expands when it becomes a solid, so refreezing can disturb shingles. By the end of winter, you may end up with gaps that let the elements in.
Holes may be caused by hail, which can puncture shingles, or by wildlife, such as squirrels, mice, and birds. Punctures pose the risk of water damage and can bring in mold, pests, and other factors that threaten occupants’ health and comfort.
What Emergency Services Do We Offer?
If you’re a Wilmington, NC, property owner, what can you expect when Hound Roofing arrives? We’re experts on everything on roofs, which means we can handle emergency restoration from start to finish.
We understand just how dangerous water damage can be, especially if it’s left too long. That’s why we work quickly and efficiently to get your business up and running.
Finding Leaks and Hidden Damage
The first step of roof repair is locating the root cause of the problem. In the case of leaks, we track down both the water source and any damage it’s caused. We have a variety of techniques to help us pinpoint the exact place water’s coming in, even if it’s hidden from the naked eye:
- Infrared scanning
- Dielectric detection
- Nuclear detection
We make sure to be thorough in our investigation, as letting a leak go unnoticed can be trouble down the line. We’re dedicated to doing a job right the first time so you can save time and money.
Repairing Small Issues
In most cases, leaks or high energy bills are the results of small issues. These can be easily repaired since they’re localized.
During the repair process, our team will discuss your options with you. We know construction can put a damper on business, so we do our best to work with property owners while recommending the best choice based on our professional experience.
In the most extreme cases, your roof may need to be replaced. We recommend this when the cost of repairs exceeds the cost of new roofing or when the damage is so extensive there’s no way to fix it without a complete overhaul. Replacement may also be an option if your roof is near the end of its lifespan, as it’s more cost-effective than repair at that point.
Why Call Hound Roofing?
Hound Roofing has served businesses in Wilmington, NC, for nearly 30 years, and many of our technicians have decades of experience in the roofing industry. We use that knowledge to deliver the best care to customers.
Additionally, we’re always looking to add value to our services. That’s why we maintain certification with Carlisle SynTec Systems, which allows us to offer warranties. If you want to learn more about our damage restoration services or request an estimate, you can contact us online or at 910-799-6723 for all Emergency Roof Services.