Roof drains are a highly efficient alternative to typical water diversion systems like rain gutters and down spouts. If you have experienced a leaky roof in Berkeley or suspect that your home’s roof could be in need of a little more than the gutter and down spout system of yester year, the installation of a roof drain system will not only outperform your current system, but it may be the very investment that saves your home from unnecessary water damage.
Every Berkeley homes roof needs proper drainage in order to ensure that water isn’t able to penetrate the building materials that your roof is constructed of. Roof drains can move much larger quantities of water than typical gutter and downspout systems, removing the threat of water accumulation on your roof.
Allowing standing water to collect on your roof is not advised. The water will find its way into your home, leaks could appear on your walls and or ceilings, and water damage will ensue. Stagnant water left to pool on your roof top will attract and perpetuate a mosquito population that doesn’t need the assist, and could lead to the growth of plant life on your roof. At this point the possibility of structural damage increases significantly. The plant growth coupled with the sever deterioration of vital roof system building materials like tar paper and plywood sheathing.
The installation of a roof drain system could save you the heart ache of having to go throw the ordeal of emergency water restoration work. Where roof drains differ from the old gutter and down spout standard is, roof drains move water through your home, not over the top of it.
Drain piping is installed through your homes roof down through the walls and finally out to is outlet, doing away with gutters and downspouts entirely. Bye-bye pulling handfuls of dead and rotting leaves out of those nasty gutters.
The only issue facing those looking to install roof drains in their home is it is a bit of a project and will involve minor demolition in order to install. Aside from that, there isn’t really a down side.
RUSH PLUMBING & ROOTER has been installing all sorts of roof drainage systems over the last 10 years, but our commitment to remaining at the forefront of roof drain systems is something that out master technicians think about even while off of the clock. Allow our team of devoted craftsmen tackle your project with the same attention to detail that we afford the work that is performed in our own homes. Our goal is to get your home and family back to normal as soon as possible, the only way that we can do that is by performing the very best quality work in a timely manner.
Call now to speak with one of our courteous team member to schedule your free in home consultation and estimate. A member of the highly qualified RUSH PLUMBING & ROOTER team will meet you at your home and evaluate your home’s current roof drainage system, pinpoint locations of weakness, and design a roof drain system to best meet your home’s needs.
Hopefully your current roof drain system is sufficient, however whenever water and the damage it leaves in its wake are involved, it never hurts to learn of all the available options to combat any possibility of water damage or mold.
We look forward to hearing from you soon!