What to Do About Roof Leaks in Heavy Rain

It’s tough enough to stop a leaking roof without additional obstacles, but doing so in heavy rain is a challenge that can give even the most seasoned DIY’er the chills. It’s not the ideal situation, hard rain slamming the roof with relentless vigor and once you’ve discovered that the roof has one or more leaks in it, you need to act fast. 

If you don’t, you could be dealing with some pretty expensive water damage. The biggest issue is finding where the leak or leaks are coming from. Water doesn’t trickle or sluice in just one direction and trying to locate the origin of the problem could be like finding a needle in a haystack. A very wet haystack. 

Moisture in the home is bad. Real bad. If it gets under your carpets, you’re not just looking at a cleanup but disinfection of the carpet and the padding beneath because …