What is Vegetation on the Roof?

  • Weeds and Plants (that weren’t intentionally planted)
  • Moss and Lichen
  • Shrubs and Trees
  • Mould, Algae, Mildew

What Causes Roof Vegetation?

  • Lack of roof maintenance
  • Poor drainage
  • Seeds spread by wind, birds and critters
  • Accumulated organic debris

Vegetation Damages Structure and Contents

  • Leaks
    • Aggressive Roots puncture the membrane
    • The Roots continue to grow between the membrane and roof deck until they pierce through insulation
    • This damage leads to slow leaks, perfect for mould growth and rotting
  • Fire
    • A simple spark can ignite a fire to dry grass, moss and other plants

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Panic can set in when roof leaks are causing immediate damage. When a bucket isn’t enough, every minute counts.   Detail Roofing Technicians are on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week for emergency roof leaks. Trucks are stocked with the all the necessary supplies to make repairs in any condition. Our fleet size allows us to get to customers faster.

Roof leaks happen at all times of day or night.  If there’s water coming into a unit  it is an emergency.  Luckily Detail Roofing has roofing technicians available 24/7.

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