Roof Repair Articles

Leaking Skylight in Metal Roof

August 7, 2009

Q: I had a metal roof installed over existing shingles two years ago. I have continued to have a leaking problem on my carport 10-15 feet below an old skylight. I had it re-flashed but still have some leaking below. I suspect water above it somehow permeates and gets under the roof and leaks below… ( read more )

Hot Screened-in Porch

June 10, 2009

Homeowner from Florida asked: Q: I have a typical Florida cement block ranch house(one story) with a metal roofed screen porch attached to the rear of the house (all of about 7′ high, with slope). The rear of the house faces west. Presently, I can only use the porch a few months of the year… ( read more )

Hail Damaged Roof

From a homeowner in Kansas: Q: Hi Mr. Miller, We live in Kansas where there are lots of storms and heavy wind. We have a 12-year old house with wood singles. We’ve just received allowances to replace due to hail damages a year ago. We own the house. We have had a few times bad… ( read more )

Tips for Repairing a Leaky Roof

May 7, 2009

Leaky roofs are no fun, but they do happen from time to time. Todd Miller gives you some help with tracking down where leaks typically originate and tips for repairing a leaky roof.