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Does Home Insurance Cover Roof Leaks and Repairs?

By | Roof Maintenance, Roof Repair

If you’ve noticed patches of water or ceiling stains in your home, then chances are you have a roof leak. A leaking roof is more than a nuisance; however, it could result in expensive repairs. Therefore, it’s essential to keep on top of roof maintenance. There are several causes of roof leaks, and you need to look for the tell-tale signs to ask yourself, “What can be causing the leak?” Another important question is, are roof leaks covered by insurance? Roof repair can be costly and whether your policy will cover this often depends on the cause of the leak. What usually causes leaks in roofing? Roof leaks can be caused by a number of issues. These can include problems with your exterior, such as improperly installed shingles, missing shingles or tiles, or shingles that have buckled, causing the waterproofing felt to be exposed to extreme elements, which ultimately causes…

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