Roofing Repairs2019-06-14T13:04:44-05:00

ROOFING REPAIRS

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Roof repairs throughout Orange Park, Middleburg, Green Cove Springs, Keystone Heights, Starke, Lawtey, Gainesville, Waldo, High Springs, Newberry, Hampton, Williston, Lacrosse, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach, Ponte Vedra, and St. Augustine.

A roofing repair can be a simple matter. And when you leave it to a licensed roofing contractor who knows the area and has proven expertise. Count on KayCo for dependable service, transparent pricing and an honest assessment of your surface’s condition. We stop leaks and prevent new ones.

Whether you have asphalt shingles, metal, tile or slate, Florida’s weather extremes can necessitate a roofing repair. Summer storms and tropical winds can force rain underneath eaves.  Wind gusts can pick up large branches and hurl them at surfaces with great force. Do you need to get yours examined? In many cases, we can do roofing repairs instead of more extensive roofing replacement project.

Is Your Rooftop Aging?

If it’s been a few years since your last inspection, you may need home roofing repair. Years of ultraviolet light from our strong sunlight can cause materials to deteriorate. If that happens, rainwater can get in more easily during a storm. If you have a metal surface, the most common problem is loosening of the screws that hold the panels together. They can allow wind to lift the panels up and expose the underlayment to rain.

What We Can Do

There are many ways to fix a rooftop. Shingles or tiles can be replaced if the damage is isolated. We can reseal flashings around the edges, chimney and other intrusions to make them moisture-tight. We will also look in the attic for signs of dampness. And a telltale indication of damage is rusted nails, stained insulation or dark spots on the wood. A proper roofing repair could prevent future damage from occurring. If your gutters are filled to capacity, we can clean them and make sure they are securely fastened to the eaves.

Ventilation

Keeping air moving is important to keeping dampness in check. We can examine your attic’s ventilation system and upgrade it if needed as part of our roofing repair. The relationship of proper ventilation to a healthy roof can’t be overstated in our area’s humid conditions.

Emergency Roofing Repair

You need emergency roofing repair on the scene fast, on your roof covering the damage quickly, and on top of the process of dealing with your insurance company. This is our commitment, whether your emergency is wind damage, leaks, hail damage, or fire aftermath.

Rapid Response to Repairs

We understand getting the tarp off, and a new protective roof or watertight repair finished is priority one. The experience and skill of our installers ensure the work is completed efficiently. Plus, it’s done right the first time, so there are no delays for “fixes.”

Your initial consultation and estimate cost nothing.
Factors affecting the emergency roof repair cost include:

  1. How many shingles or tiles will have to be taken off?
  2. What condition is the decking underneath? Might it need to be replaced? In cases of fire, it’s almost assured.
  3. Is there any damage to the decking that will need repair?
  4. Do you need insulation replaced?
  5. Is there wet wood framing?
  6. Is there damage around chimneys, turbines, vents, skylights, or other structures? (Most often caused when the sheet metal flashing is compromised and must be replaced as part of emergency roof repair).
  7. How large is the roof being replaced or the area being repaired? Exact measurements will be calculated.

Insurance and reimbursement

You and your claims adjuster require a detailed estimate in a timely manner. When the work is completed to your satisfaction, we provide the documentation of the emergency roof repair you required. This is when your insurer will issue the final check. More often than not, you have a new roof and may pay only your deductible.

How Extensive is the Damage?

After a storm, call us to check the condition of the surface. We will get up on the rooftop and check every square foot. We will look for things like loose or missing shingles. The protective gravel that coats asphalt installations can be sheared off on impact. A sure sign is if you see a pile of grit at the end of downspouts or in the gutters. We will investigate. Let us check for security of the metal flashing around the edges to make sure water does not get inside. We will also see if tiles or slates are cracked, or metal panels are bent back. Then we will perform the expert roof repair that best suits your situation.

Roof Leak Repair

Roof leak repair will prevent expensive water damage to your home. While leaks are not inevitable, they are not unusual, either. It’s vital to spot leaks early. Once you see the signs of a leak, or if you suspect a problem, you should call us promptly. Consumer experts agree: the cost of fixing the interior damage is far more than the cost of restoring the protection of your roof.

Some people are concerned that once a roofing contractor discovers a problem, the next step has to be replacing their entire roof. In fact, many roof leaks and imperfections can be professionally mended.

Your inspection and estimate for roof leak repair will be handled personally by the founder and owner of our family business, and he personally inspects and supervises the work.

By the time you spot a leak, it may be too late

A ceiling stain indoors certainly points to a leaking roof, although air conditioning and plumbing may also be the culprit. By the time the stain appears, roof decking, insulation, and sheetrock may be saturated. This is one of the costliest parts of extensive roof repair – not the roof itself!

Flashing is a common cause of leaks and can be fixed by our professionals

  • Flashing is most often found around sewer vents, flue pipes, skylights, and joints. It’s most often sheet metal and has been installed at any break in a shingled roofline specifically to PREVENT leaks.
  • High winds – especially our annual tropical and hurricane force winds – can cause the flashing to work loose.
  • Another reason for this particular roof leak repair is that your roof expands and contracts as the seasons’ change, causing the flashing to loosen. If a corner or an inch has separated from the surface, it stops preventing leaks and becomes the cause of one. Most do-it-yourself repair experts warn that repairing flashing properly is best left to a roofing expert.

Of course, wind damage and age are other major causes of leaking roofs.

About free estimates
We come to your home or business, measure and assess, and provide a free estimate. Consumer protection experts advise you never to accept a roof leak repair estimate by telephone, without ever having seen your house. That may seem like no-brainer advice; a contractor must see what’s leaking and how bad the damage is before giving you an honest price. But the vast majority of roofing complaints involve these kinds of telephone contractors.

If your focus is on extending the life of your current roof or solving emergency problems, trust our experience with all kinds of roof leak repair, roof materials, and styles

Here is just a partial list of the types of roofs our roofing company expertly repairs:

  • Tile
  • Shingle
  • Slate
  • Composition Shingle
  • Clay Tile
  • Metal
  • Concrete Tile Roofs
  • Wood Shingle

Why local matters

Our experience in the Jacksonville and surrounding communities allows us to quickly identify what most often causes roof leaks in this area, so we can provide the rapid roof leak repair you need. We know the roofing materials most often found on homes and businesses here.

We are a preferred contractor of the manufacturer Owens Corning. This means they have checked our installation skills and believe they ensure the high quality of their products.

Big or Small Repairs

Minor fixes can often be done on the spot for a minimal cost. More extensive repairs will come with a detailed estimate in writing, and that estimate will not change – no hidden surprises! Our rates are very competitive while maintaining the highest quality.

As an established area business and longtime member of the BBB, we have been providing reliable roof repair. and the rest of the First Coast for many years. We will tell you with certainty and honesty whether you just need a quick fix or whether a re-roofing project would be better for your home in the long run. Our estimates are always free and without obligation.

Call now if you think your rooftop has a problem or if you’ve been through a bad storm.

Stopping Leaks

Any kind of leak must be stopped immediately or it will cause extensive damage. Once water gets a toe-hold under your shingles, it will follow the same path again and again. Moisture under the surface can lead to rotting of decking or other building materials, and that is a very expensive problem. It might cause mildew to grow on the surface, which holds wetness against the shingles. It can also lead to the formation of fungus on building materials within your home. Mold can release toxins into your air conditioning system, making you and your family susceptible to illness. Don’t risk the security of your biggest investment – your house. Call us 24/7 for home roof repair.

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