Roof Repair FAQ

Illinois Roofmasters provides an extremely wide range of roof installation, repair and related services. With many years of experience and dedication behind us, we have assembled a useful list of common roofing problems and their associated repairs here to help our customers identify any roof repair work needed.

If your roof is more than 15 years old, or if it shows any of these warning signs, you may already have a problem.

Of course, we would be happy to help you diagnose and treat any roof repairs you need.

Please contact Illinois Roofmasters today for a FREE ESTIMATE.

Ceiling Water Damage

  • Caused by leaks in roof
  • Check attic or crawlspace for leaks in deck
  • Check chimney and vents for cracks in flashing
  • Check rafters for leaks that travel away from original source
  • Check roof for damaged shingles
  • Damage Flashing caused by improper installation
  • Caused by drying and cracking
  • Can usually be repaired without replacing roof

Missing Roof Shingle Repairs

  • Caused by improper fastening
  • Caused by exposure to high winds
  • Can usually be replaced individually

Roof Buckling / Curling Spots

  • Caused by improperly applied felt (buckling)
  • Caused by movement in deck (buckling)
  • Caused by undersaturation of felt in organic-based shingles (curling)

Roof Blistering

  • Caused by moisture in shingles
  • Caused by excessive use of asphalt plastic cement

Algae Growth on Roofs

  • Caused by growth of airborne algae deposited on roof
  • Unsightly appearance does not affect the service life of the material
  • Common roofing problem in warm, humid climates
  • Algae resistant shingles available regionally

Roofing Shingles Missing Granules

  • On newly applied shingles, a certain number of loose granules is normal
  • On aging shingles, missing granules indicate need for replacement

Rot in Roof Shingles

  • Caused by absorption of moisture by mat at the core of the shingle
  • Common problem with organic-based shingles.

Check Your Insurance

  • Whenever you spot roof damage, call your insurance agent. Some–maybe all–of the costs of repair or replacement may be covered by your homeowner’s policy.

Residential Services

  • Singles/Flat Roofing

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  • Siding/Gutters

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  • Windows

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  • Roof Repair and Maintence

  • Gutter Cleaning

Commercial Roofing

Illinois Roofmasters strictly adheres to the highest quality products to deliver the most dependable residential and commercial roofing services.

No roofing project is too big or too small for our licensed and experienced roofing craftsmen. Even the very  best-designed products and roofing systems are only as good as the people installing them.

We offer extensive experience in repairing and replacing roofs – and a broad knowledge of the various roofing systems available. We have been installing residential and commercial roofing across the Chicagoland area for many years. That is why Illinois Roofmasters can proudly guarantee top quality installation, repairs and finishing – that is always hassle-free.

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Contact Illinois Roofmasters today for a FREE ESTIMATE. We will help you determine exactly what system will best fit your needs and budget.

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