Usually NOT (Based on horror stories about roof repairs that we have come across).
If you are like most people, you reach out to Google to find you a good roof repair specialist. Amongst the top listings for Sydney roofing contractors who provide roof repair and roof maintenance services, will be the ‘directory’ companies. These will say that they have the
These service companies will take your details and auction you to their database of roofers near you. If you are lucky, you get to tell these three Sydney roofers what your leaking roof problem is. Usually, they don’t even take the time to listen to you and instead, proceed to tell you what they think your problem is.
Perhaps the cheapest roof repair contractor will do. Human nature favours the roofing contractor with the price in the middle. Maybe, it is not the price. It is your ‘gut feel’ of the roofer who seems to know his ‘stuff’. Ultimately, you call upon ‘Lady Luck’ and hope that you have chosen correctly.
Then (fingers crossed), you wait for the next heavy rain. Often, both you and the roof repair contractor are in luck. The roof leak has been stopped.
… But sometimes, you are both out of luck. And if you manage to get the roof repairer back to have another go at fixing the roof leak, luck is still on your side. Often, after many more attempts to solve the continuing roof leak problem, luck runs out and you both give up.
I get these requests through my website when homeowners’ luck run out:
…contracted trades aren’t able to resolve the issue or detect the entry point. box gutter leak is damaging alfresco ceiling below..Homeowner 1
“..Rain coming through the ceiling crevice and down the walls bubbling the paint. Has been fixed recently but obviously not properly so I need someone who knows what they are doing. Thanks for your helpHomeowner 2
When luck runs out and all else fails, it is time to call in the roof repair specialist who is silly enough to guarantee stopping roof leaks for good – or MORE than your money back.