Do you have a skylight in your kitchen, bathroom, or another space in your home? Skylights can be a great addition to any house, but they don’t last forever. If you’ve had your skylight for an extended period of time, it may be showing signs of wear. When you don’t address for too long, damage can occur to your roof. This will result in the need for roof repairs. Here are a few different ways to tell if it’s time to have a professional roofer perform skylight repair.
The appearance of condensation on and around your skylight can be an indicator that you need skylight repair. Usually this means that there is a problem with the sealant. While the leak isn’t enough to allow a constant flow of water through, it can compromise the integrity of your roof over time. Left unattended, it can eventually create issues that will lead to the need for a roof replacement.
It’s not unfamiliar for homeowners to replace their windows once they notice the presence of drafts in their home. Unfortunately, it may be more difficult to assess whether your skylight is causing a draft because of their location. If, however, you do notice a draft in a room with a skylight, it’s likely worth checking into. Continue Reading →