The roof is cleaned and ready for another season

Blocked spigots have caused a large pool of water to form on this flat roof

Blocked downspouts have caused a large pool of water to form on this flat roof

A common reason for extensive repairs on a flat roof is a lack of maintenance.  Just because you can’t see what’s going on, doesn’t mean you should ignore this type of roof, as the results can be quite expensive.  As seen on this Toronto Area home, gravel, leaves, and debris have blocked the water outlets, causing a large pool of water to form on the surface.

Clean up of gutters, water, and debris by Archer Roofing

Clean up of gutters, water, and debris by Archer Roofing

This can lead to extensive damage to the roof structure from rot, which results in mold and unhealthy spores being released in the home.  In addition, if left unchecked, the cycle of water freezing in the winter and expanding in the summer will break up the roof surface in the process.

Chances are that if you have a flat roof, you will have a leak down the line.  Regular maintenance by Archer Roofing will mitigate the damage and help you avoid excessive repair costs in the future. Call 416-427-2437 for a free roof inspection from the best Toronto roofer in the city.

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All clear! This roof is maintained for the season