With heavy rains recently hitting the Chicagoland area, some homeowners may have been distraught to find that it was raining inside their home too. One of the last things you want to discover in the middle of a thunderstorm is that you have a leak in your roof. But, when that’s the case, you need to respond quickly to limit the damage and protect your home.

In her article, Solved! What to Do About a Leaky Roof, Steffani Cameron shares six steps homeowners should take when their roof leaks.

  • Secure the scene
  • Drain the water
  • Start sleuthing
  • Fight water with water
  • Call a pro
  • Lay out a tarp in the interim

You can read the entire article for more details on each of these steps.

If you need a professional contractor to help repair your leaky roof, the roofing experts at Baltic Home Improvements can help.  Our experienced roofers can perform a thorough inspection of your roof, both from the inside and the outside, to determine exactly where the damage is. In many cases, minor repair work may be all that is needed to keep your roof in good shape for a few more years. Other times, a full roof replacement is recommended. All of our findings will be reported to you in writing. 

Contact us today, either by phone or through our convenient web form, to request more information or schedule an obligation-free appointment.