Leaks in a roof may come from cracked flashing and plumbing vents

07/12/2013 | Charlotte Observer (N.C.), The

Leaks in a roof could be caused by missing shingles, deteriorated caulking or damaged plumbing vent boots, according to Craig Madans, founder of HOCOA, a service network. But remember that the marks left by water on the ceiling don't necessarily indicate the exact location of the leak, as water can flow along the rafters or along the underside of the roof sheathing, this article points out.

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