Roof Repairs

Roof Maintenance and Inspection Guide

The Importance of Regular Roof Maintenance

Due to safety concerns, roofs often receive less attention compared to other parts of the home. However, consistent maintenance is crucial to preserve the integrity and functionality of your roof throughout its lifespan. Regular checks can identify and rectify areas prone to early deterioration and leaks.

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Bob Kramer, Bodnar Printing

Your crew did a great job. They were very professional and neat.

Orthopaedic Associates, Westlake OH

We are very happy and pleased with the performance of your company

Jean, Homeowner, Avon Lake Ohio

Worked with Cleveland Ohio Roofing and experience was great. Work was explained very well and verified by pictures.


Mike, Brunswick, Ohio

Rob approached my relatively small repair job as if it were a large tear-off and replacement. In other words, he took my needs seriously and treated the work as importantly as a did. He conducted a thorough assessment, provided options, and discussed the pros and cons of each. The work was completed on time and clean-up was impeccable (haven't found one nail or shingle in the weeks since work). More importantly, Rob made extra trips to my home and worked an extra Saturday to make sure the final job was exactly to our liking. I was pleasantly surprised by Rob's extra effort to take care of us and ensuring we got exactly what we wanted. I recommend Rob and Cleveland Ohio Roofing highly.

John Nachar, Manager of Arhaus Furniture

In the high-end furniture business, roof leaks are unacceptable. Cleveland Ohio Roofing is the first call I make for our roofing needs. They are reliable, prompt and provide great service.

Angelo Russo, President of Title Plus Services

Really did a great job on everything. Very professional and will absolutely use them again.

John Maley, Rite Aid Pharmacy, Elyria, Ohio

Cleveland Ohio Roofing responded very timely to my work request. Their job estimate and final work order coincided completely and the job was done on time. The tenant was very complimentary of their high degree of professionalism. I would highly recommend Cleveland Ohio Roofing and its team.

Jim Rosati, Honey Hut Ice Cream, Brunswick, Ohio

Dear Bob, Thank you and your crew for doing a fantastic job on the repairs and custom modification to our building. Since our original GC and their subcontractor left us with less-than-satisfactory results, I took it upon myself as the building owner to find a roofing contractor who cared about fit and finish and took pride in craftsmanship. Robert Krane and his crew at Cleveland Ohio Roofing worked for over a week patching, fabricating, and fixing whatever they could, and ended up with excellent results. I truly feel the repairs and corrective actions they took will assure me the proper life expectancy of a metal roof.

Claudia Motiu

When I found Cleveland Ohio Roofing and saw how they approached their work, it took a huge weight off my shoulders. I know that my roof was done properly. I don't have to worry about it for 20 years and I highly recommend them.

Karen Fekete, North Ridgeville, Ohio

Cleveland Ohio Roofing is a great roofing company. They were on time, finished the repairs quickly, cleaned up the debris, and the quality is exceptional. The price was very reasonable. I highly recommend Cleveland Ohio Roofing

Linda Cerney, Elyria, Ohio

They were prompt, courteous and the cleaned up after themselves everyday. We are very happy with the work that was done and we are leak free!!!

Key Areas for Roof Maintenance

To ensure a thorough evaluation of your roof's condition, focus on critical areas such as caulking, flashing, chimneys, penetrations (like pipe boots), gutters, satellite dishes, antennas, and valleys. These components require regular upkeep to prevent leaks and extend the roof's durability.

The Value of a 12-Point Inspection

Conducting a 12-point inspection is an effective way to identify approximately 95% of potential issues. This proactive measure is especially recommended before winter to prepare your roof for the season's harsh conditions and again after winter to assess any damage caused by cold, snow, ice, and thermal shock.

Identifying and Addressing Roof Damage

If walking on the roof reveals soft spots, it may indicate the presence of wet, deteriorated, or possibly rotten plywood beneath the shingles. Such areas need to be promptly addressed by removing and replacing the affected sections to prevent mold growth and further structural damage.

The sun's rays can significantly wear down roofing materials over time. A well-ventilated roof system is crucial for mitigating this effect. Additionally, high winds can loosen shingles and other roof components, compromising the roof's water-tightness. Regular inspection of shingle seals is necessary, especially in regions prone to snow and ice, as compromised seals can allow water intrusion.

Preventative Measures and Repairs

Opting for a steeper roof pitch can facilitate better runoff and reduce the risk of water pooling. For shingles that have lost their seal, applying a sealant or replacing individual shingles can effectively restore the roof's protective barrier. Such targeted interventions can significantly prolong the life of your roof and ensure it remains capable of withstanding varying weather conditions.

Roof maintenance is not merely a task for addressing current issues but a preventative strategy to safeguard against future problems. By conducting regular inspections and promptly addressing any signs of wear or damage, homeowners can maintain the structural integrity and efficiency of their roofs.

Contact Cleveland Roofing today for reliable repair services and safeguard your roof against future issues.

A proactive approach to roof care ensures that your home remains secure and dry, regardless of the weather challenges specific to Ohio or similar climates.