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Expert Roof Repair in Richmond Hill & the GTA

A vital aspect of your home and your protective cover against weather changes, a roof is like a helmet for your house. Prone to wear and tear, your roof requires constant attention and maintenance. Providing prompt and high-quality roofing repair services for over 35 years, Trudel & Sons Roofing Ltd specializes in residential and commercial roofing. With an innate understanding of your roofing system, our team of expert roofing contractors inspects and rectifies the underlying cause of damage effectively. Book an inspection for roof shingle repair in Richmond Hill.

 

Roof Components

A functional roof not only serves to protect against weather changes but it also adds elegance and curb appeal to your property, while significantly reducing energy consumption. There are three main components to your roofing system.

  • The Covering of the Roof
    The roof covering is the first component that gets maximum exposure to rains, winds and harsh sunlight. This covering is put over a water-resistant layer so that any water that enters can drain out effectively.

  • Roof Structure
    The roof structure is the next component comprises the sheathing and framing that gives shape to the roof and maintains its shape. It also supports the connections between the roof and the walls, ensuring a sturdy roof.

  • Connectivity Between the Structure and the Walls
    Once the sheathing is done, the internal roof framing forms the third component that can withstand the force of high winds and rains when connected properly. The wall connections hold the entire roofing system together allowing your roof to remain intact.

The reliable roofers at Trudel & Sons Roofing Ltd work with utmost dedication in Richmond Hill and throughout the GTA to ensure that your roof gives you the best protection for a long time.

Types of Roof Repairs

When it comes to your roofs, it’s always better to fix it before it gets worse. For both your mental and financial peace, staying vigilant and having regular inspections are important. Trudel & Son Roofing Ltd offers a range of repair services for all your roofing needs:

 

  • Shingles
    Heavy winds, rains, and hailstones cause shingles to blow off or get damaged. Shingle damage can be observed as flaking deterioration or hail bruises. Our experts will take a look at the damage and assess whether it needs repair, replacement of the shingles, or renovation of the entire roof.

  • Leaks
    If moisture seeps into the flashing, it results in mould, rots, and leaks. This should be nipped in the bud, as it can aggravate into extremely serious problems. Our team can identify and repairs the source of leaks on your roof.  

  • Weather Damage
    Weather damage is one of the most consistent and unavoidable problems. Winds, rains, hail, ice, every weather cycle has its cons. The severity of the damage varies on a case-by-case basis. We can provide expert repairs for weather damage to your roof.  

Your roof is one of the most important parts of your house and should be structurally sound. Give us a call to book an inspection and repairs in Richmond Hill and throughout the GTA.

 

Repair or Replace - Decide What’s Best for your Property

A common dilemma among property owners is whether to repair or replace their roof once the problem is identified. With Trudel & Sons Roofing Ltd’s expert repair specialists, we can help determine if the roof remains serviceable, if it is worth repairing or if a replacement would be more beneficial. Though getting a new roof might look easier, there are several factors to consider while repairing, including the type of damage and how much of the roof’s portion needs repair. Let's take a look:

  • Replacing Shingles
    Heavy winds are one of the main causes of missing shingles. Replacing them will restore the functionality of your roof. The size and the area of the roof that needs new shingles might be a hindrance sometimes. But always keep in mind that missing shingles can create further damage to your roof if not repaired on time.

  • Small Leaks
    Leaking roofs are an immediate call for action. If left unattended, they can result in bigger leaks, ultimately making you replace your entire roof. When the leak is small, most often near the flashing, a quick repair is all that it takes. A roofing contractor will inspect your roof thoroughly and repair the source of the leak.

  • Poor Installation
    If your roofing system is not properly installed the first time, it might result in early wear and tear. Such damages can be handled with immediate repairs of the affected parts of the structure, using quality materials and skilled workers to create a roofing system built to last. In any case, it is best to get the installation right the first time, and that is why you should always give your business to a reputable company.

Repairing a roof helps in extending its service life, giving property owners more value for money.

 

When to repair

Repairing specific roofing elements can be financially justified when the cause of damage to the roof is from certain types of impact, such as hail or a fallen tree. Other types of incidents where a decision will need to be made can include:

  • Poor Installation

  • Deteriorated Flashings

  • Water Intrusion Sources (Vents, Pipes, Skylights, Chimney, Drains, Pitch Pockets, etc.)

  • Other Impact Types

  • Non-Systemic Causes

In these cases, once the roof is repaired, the roof is expected to live out its expected service life, making the repair a viable investment.

Detecting Roof Leaks

At Trudel & Sons Roofing Ltd, we make every effort to assess the leak source on the first try. However, the ability to immediately identify water infiltration causes can often be a challenge, one that is often compounded by limited interior access. Due to gravity, water will trail along the path of least resistance, so although it may be entering the building in one location, it could very well enter many feet away in a less obvious area. Not having x-ray vision to see underneath a roof system is a hindrance for all roofing contractors. Thus, patience is always appreciated if several visits are required to find the entry point of the leak and complete the repair.

 

We will use our expertise to rule out the most obvious roof faults and take the most logical approach. To keep costs to a minimum, we will start with the most likely reasons for water intrusion and then expand from there as necessary.

Frequently Asked Questions About Roof Repairs

  • Why Is Roof Shingle Repair Crucial?

    Repairing your shingles when it is damaged is crucial for countless reasons. Minor damage to the roof, such as leaks, worsen with neglect. As the problem becomes more severe, the costs of repairs rise. If your roof has leaks, ignoring the issue can cause moisture to invade areas on your property and compromise its entire structure. The presence of humidity also leads to the growth of mould, mildew and harmful bacteria. Moreover, a damaged roof compromises your property’s insulation system and puts stress on your heating or cooling system.

  • What Does a Shingle Repair Entail?

    Our roof shingle repair in Richmond Hill is a straightforward process. When you hire us, we inspect the damage to determine the course of action. We take out the damaged shingle, along with its parts such as nails and fixings. If a repair is possible, we will repair your roof shingle. In case shingle replacement is necessary, we will place a new shingle in the area of damage, with great attention to detail.

  • Can I Repair My Own Roof?

    While many homeowners are eager to try out the DIY methods of roof repair, it is not advisable to do so. If there are repeated damages to the roof, then repairing them will be difficult. It’s best to leave the repairs to professional workers who have expertise in roofing.

  • When Is the Ideal Time To Repair My Roof?

    Immediate action must be taken as soon as the problem is spotted. Some damages such as leaks surface only during the rains. So make sure that you identify the damage to your roof and get it repaired at the earliest.

  • Do I Replace My Leaking Roof Completely?

    Leaky areas in your roof indicate a problem, but often such damages can be quickly repaired. Just a small leak does not mean you need to replace the entire roof. Damaged shingles and loose flashings can also cause leaks. Such minor leaks can be repaired immediately and should not be ignored. Most roofing problems are uncovered only after significant damage has occurred. So it’s best to identify the issues with your roof on time and get it repaired at the earliest.

  • Why Choose Trudel & Sons Ltd for Roof Repairs?

    When you hire the professional roofing contractors at Trudel & Roofing Ltd, you can rest assured of quality roof repair services. Our 35 years of experience and expertise have helped us serve a wide clientele in Richmond Hill and throughout the GTA. Both our residential and commercial customers testify of our top-notch services. Our team inspects the roof, gives an honest and fair budget and finishes the repair task efficiently. Contact our roofing company today to request a quote.

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