A leaking dormer is heartbreaking. It can cause major problems and permanent damage to your home and the leakage is almost immediately visible. Dormer leaks are a common problem. Fortunately, there are plenty of solutions for preventing leaks, and for repairing them effectively.
Learn more about the options and cost of repairing your dormer and learn more about the options in terms of materials in the article below.
Locate dormer leakage
Before you want to repair your dormer, it's obviously helpful to first identify the cause. An expert will carefully inspect the dormer and find out what caused the leak, and where the core of the problem is located. By finding out the cause, you avoid making the same mistake in the future and get to the root of the problem. Sometimes the solution to the leak can be detected within minutes. When tracking down a leak, always consider calling in a professional.
Dormer leak repair
In the best case scenario, the costs of a dormer window leak are not too high and the dormer does not need to be completely replaced. Often a simple intervention can prevent a lot of damage. For example, it can help to regularly clear your drainpipe of leaf litter and keep the roof above the dormer clean. If a leak does occur, there are several methods to repair the roof. For example, you can choose to renew the roofing leather, reattach the dormer to the roof, or renew the eaves entirely.