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ROOF REPAIRS, PROBLEMS VIDEOS & PHOTOS

Roof Repairs, Problems Videos & Photos

Roof Doctors, Adam Wilfley, performs over 1,000 roof inspections and performs roof repairs on 100's of roofs every month in Northern California.  Because of the large volume of inspections that we perform, we are able to use our experience to document and discover the roof problems and repairs with with evidence of photos and videos regarding tile, composition, and shake roofs.  Roof Doctors has assembled this collection of informational photos & videos to assist in trying to understand problems that are typically found during a roof inspection and what problems to look for with regard to tile, shake, and composition roofs.  Determine the type of roof and then read the caption under the thumbnail photos and click on the thumbnail to watch the videos. 

Tile Roof Problems, Roof Repairs Videos & Photos

During the course of inspections on a tile roof we discover problems and repairs that may be necessary and have taken photos and videos.  The following are thumbnail photos which pertain to videos of tile roof repairs and tile roof problems.  Please click on the thumbnail photos to begin the youtube videos clip on tile roofs:



 
Tile Roof Valley Filled With Debris
   
Skip-Sheeted Tile Roof Valley Filled With Debris
   
Slipped Tile and Unsealed Junction
 
Cracked Plumbing Vent Collar

 
Slipped Tile at Roof-To-Wall
   
Broken Ridge Tile and Broken Rake Tile
   
Tile Roof-To-Wall Flashing Leak
   
Damaged Exhaust Hood
 
Rain Gutters Filled With Debris
   
Skip-Sheeted Tile Roof Damaged Lead Flashing

   
Skip-Sheeted Tile Roof and Valley Debri
s
 
Tile Roof Pigeon Problems

 
Tile Valley Leak Insurance Damage
   
2-Story Tile Roof Slipped and Broken Tiles
   
Badly Damaged and Slipped Tiles
   
Rare Asbestos Tile Roof
 
Damaged Rake Tile From Tree Branches
   
Tile Valleys With Debris From Pigeon Droppings
   
Benefits of Using 3-Crown Tile Valley Flashing
   
Damage From Trees Planted Too Closely To Home
 
Debris on Roof From Overhanging Branches
   
Problems Walking on Lightweight Tile Roofs
   
Problems With Hog Valleys and Low-Sloping Roofs
   
Flat Roofs Excluded from Certification & Broken Tiles Not Needing Repairs
 
Roof Leak Sources from Leaks in Kitchen, Fireplace, Garage & Plumbing Vents


Lightweight Tile Roof With Broken Tiles, Flashing Debris, and Roof Leak


Common Area for Slipped Tiles are at Vent Flashings


Avoid Walking on Lightweight Tile Roofs Except to Perform Repairs

Inspection Results on 7-Year Old Tile Roof w/ Broken & Slipped Tiles


Newer Roof With Broken Ridge Cap


Improper Use of Flash Band Tape to Stop Chimney & Flashing Leaks


Roof Leak Caused by Flashing System Unable to Handle Water Flow

Loose Ridge Junction Requiring Sealant or Flash Band Tape Repair


Inspection on Luxury Home that is 5-7 Years Old


Comparing Broken Tiles that Need Repairs Vs. Broken Tiles That Do Not Need Repairs


Damage from Rake Tile Fallen from 2nd Level Onto 1st Level on Newer Tile Roof

Roof Leak & Water Damage on Tile Roof



Tile Roof Leak at Rake Junction & Ridge Junction



Tile Valley Roof Leaks Can Begin to Occur on 10-to-15 Year Old Roofs



Water Damage & Dry-Rot Repair at Eaves on Tile Roof


Water Test Being Performed to Find a Leak on a Tile Roof









Shake Roof Problems, Roof Repairs Videos  & Photos

During the course of inspections on a shake roof we discover problems and repairs that may be necessary and have taken photos and videos. The following are thumbnail photos which pertain to videos of shake roof repairs and shake roof problems. Please click on the thumbnail photos to begin the youtube videos clips on shake roofs:




 
Wood Shake Restoration 1

 
Wood Shake Restoration 2

   
Failed Synthetic Shake Wood Product

   
Shake Roof Nearing End of Life

 
Shake Roof Eligible for Restoration

   
Numerous Felt Exposures on Older Shake Roof

   
Older Heavy Shake Roof
   
Shake Roof Beyond Repair
 
Damaged Ridge Capping on Shake Roof
   
Shake Roof Borderline Repair or Replace
 
  20-Yr Shake Roof w/ Less Wear Due to East & West Sun Exposure
 
Extend the Life of a Shake Roof Instead of Replacing the Roof

Cost Benefit of Shake Roof Treatment Vs. Shake Roof General Repairs








Composition Roof Problems, Roof Repairs Videos & Photos

During the course of inspections on a composition roof we discover problems and repairs that may be necessary and have taken photos and videos. The following are thumbnail photos which pertain to videos of composition roof repairs and composition roof problems.  Please click on the thumbnail photos to begin the youtube videos clip for composition roofs:


Dimensional Composition Roof




Missing Plumbing Vent Collar



Composition Roof Granulation Loss


Damaged 3-Tab Composition Shingles


Incorrectly Repaired Composition Roof

 
Incorrect Flat-Roof Application
 
Pre-Maturely Failed Ridge Capping
 
Incorrectly Roofed A/C Stand
  
Incorrectly Roofed Plumbing Vent
    
Properly Roofed A/C Stand


Wind Damaged Composition Roof


30-Year Ridge Cap and 20-Year Composition

Cracked and Missing Storm Collars


Badly Wind Damaged Composition Roo
f


Leaky Skylight on a Composition Roof


Damaged Roof Improperly Roofed AC Stand & Plumbing Jack

 Eave Dry-Rot Damage on Comp Roof
   
Incomplete Re-Roof from Tile to Composition
     
Incorrect Repaired Valley on a Composition Roof

Improper Installation of Plumbing Jacks


Chimney Not Properly Counter Flashed


Incorrect Installation of Roof & Flashings


Improper Use of Mastic on Base of A/C Stand

3-Tab Composition Roof Beyond Repair


Comp Roof Certified As-Is & Home Inspector Differences


Composition Roof Installed Incorrectly


Composition Roof Repaired Incorrectly

Roof Certifiable As-Is & Importance of Roof Certification


Wind Damage from Repaired Shingles Not Sealed Properly


Inspections on Detached Buildings & Roof Certification


Failed Ridge Capping on a Composition Roof


Dry Rot Damage at Sheathing and Rafter Tails


Improper Repairs Made With Ridge Capping


Incorrectly Roofed A/C Stand on a Composition Roof


Incorrectly Roofed A/C Stand and Attic Fan


Presidential Composition Roof Certifiable As-Is


Wind & Dry Rot Damage on a Composition Roof


Wind Damage & Dry Rot at the Drip Edge


2-Layer Roof With Wind & Felt Damage








2-Layer Roof  Requires Replacement Due to Granulation Loss


Composition Roof With Ridge Cap Attic Ventilation System


Common Improper Repairs Made by Handyman or Homeowner


Bump in Roof from Lifted Sub-Roof Sheathing That Has Come Un-Nailed

Improper Installation With Exposed Courses and Exposed Nails


Importance of Keeping Tree Branches Trimmed Away From Roof


Incorrectly Roofed Heating and Plumbing Vent Penetrations


Wind Loosened Shingles That Require Repair

Rows of Shingles Slipping From Not Being Nailed Down Properly


Correctly & Incorrectly Roofed Vent Flashings


Wind Damaged Composition & Failed Ridge Capping


Serious Sheathing Exposure Caused by Wind Damage

Plumbing Vent Flashings Roofed Incorrectly



Estimating The Age of a Composition Roof



Importance of Certification Even on Newer Roofs



Roof Inspections on Steeply-Pitched Roofs


Common Repairs on Low-Pitched Composition Roofs



Proper Flat-Roof Application Vs. Improper Flat-Roof Application



Rolled Roofing Material on Slightly-Pitched Roof



Roof Damage Caused by Overhanging Tree Branches


Wind Turbine Damage on Composition Roof







Stone Coated Steel Roof, Asbestos Tile Roof Problems, Roof Repairs Videos & Photos
During the course of inspections on roofs, we discover problems and repairs needed on many other types of roofs that may be necessary and we have taken photos and videos. The following are thumbnail photos which pertain to videos of other types of roofs and problems associated with them.  Please click on the thumbnail photos to begin the youtube videos clip for steel roofs:

 
Stone Coated Steel Roof Bent Shingles