Votre toit est-il étanche? 3 endroits à vérifier
Is your roof waterproof? 3 places to check

Is your roof waterproof? 3 places to check

The snow is melting, and you're finally enjoying spring! It's also the ideal time for a complete check-up of your home. We've prepared a handy checklist for you to assess the waterproofing of your roof. Get your pencils ready!

Inside the House

Your roof may not be waterproof if you notice the following anomalies inside the house:

  • Ceiling stains
  • Peeling paint and plaster
  • Wallpaper coming off
  • Discoloration at the point where walls and ceilings meet

In the Attic

Go to the attic and check for the following anomalies:

  • Roofing support that is darker or damp
  • Darker or damp rafters
  • Wet insulation, especially after heavy rain

On the roof, if it's more than 10 years old

Look for the following anomalies:

  • Protective granules of the shingles detaching
  • Fine cracks on the surface of the shingle
  • Accumulation of granules in the gutters
  • Broken shingles
  • Ripples in the horizontal alignment of rows of shingles
  • Lifting tabs
  • Warping
  • Cracked flashings
  • Overly dry caulking

Think your roof might have a waterproofing problem? Let us officially assess it, our quote is completely free!

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