Signs Of A Roof Leak

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Signs of a Leak in Your Roof

If you are a homeowner, you know that your roof is one of the most critical components of your house, protecting you and your family from the elements. However, even the most durable roofs are not immune to leaks. A roof leak can lead to significant damage if left unattended, compromising the structural integrity of your home and causing potential health hazards.

At Nu-Face Home Improvements, we take pride in offering top-notch services, including bath remodels, roofing, siding, windows, and entry doors. Our 5-star rated company is located in Berlin, CT, and we invite you to visit our showroom to explore our high-quality products and discuss your home improvement needs. But before you stop by, let’s educate you about the warning signs of a leak in your roof.

1. Water Stains on Ceilings and Walls

Water stains on your ceilings or walls are telltale signs of a potential roof leak. These stains may vary in size and shape and are often brown or yellowish. If you notice such stains, it’s crucial to act promptly to prevent further damage to your home’s interior.

2. Damp or Musty Odors

If you detect musty or damp odors inside your home, it could indicate water infiltration. Roof leaks can lead to moisture accumulation in your attic or walls, creating an ideal environment for mold and mildew growth. Not only does mold affect indoor air quality, but it can also pose health risks to you and your family.

3. Missing or Damaged Shingles

Inspect your roof regularly for any missing, cracked, or damaged shingles. Shingles are your roof’s first line of defense against water intrusion. When they are compromised, water can seep into the underlying layers and cause leaks.

4. Clogged Gutters and Downspouts

Clogged gutters and downspouts can lead to water backups and overflow, which may eventually find its way under your roof. Ensure that your gutters are clear of debris and are functioning correctly to prevent potential roof leaks.

5. Peeling Exterior Paint

Peeling or blistering exterior paint, especially on the underside of roof overhangs, may indicate water damage. When water infiltrates the wood beneath the paint, it can cause the paint to lose adhesion and peel away.

6. Sunlight Visible Through Roof Boards

During a sunny day, go up to your attic and check for any visible sunlight coming through the roof boards. If light can penetrate, so can water. This is a clear sign that your roof may have openings or damage that need immediate attention.

7. High Energy Bills

Unexpectedly high energy bills can be a sign of poor roof insulation due to water damage. A compromised roof allows outside air to enter, causing your heating or cooling system to work harder to maintain a comfortable indoor temperature.

8. Sagging Roof

If you notice any sagging areas on your roof, it’s a serious concern. A sagging roof could indicate waterlogged or weakened roof decking and supporting structures. Address this issue immediately to avoid potential collapse and extensive damage.

Contact Nu-Face Today if You Think You May Have a Leaky Roof!

When you are ready, call Nu-Face Home Improvements for a free roofing repair consultation at 860-681-3002. Our team of experts will thoroughly inspect your roof, identify any potential leaks or damages, and provide you with the best solutions to protect your home. Don’t wait until a small issue becomes a major problem; let Nu-Face Home Improvements take care of your roofing needs!

Visit our showroom today and let our friendly team guide you through our range of options. At Nu-Face Home Improvements, we are dedicated to making your home more beautiful, comfortable, and energy-efficient. Trust us for all your home improvement needs, and we’ll exceed your expectations!


We have 30+ years of home remodeling expertise under our belts here at Nu-Face Home Improvements, and we’re happy to use that experience to serve CT & MA homeowners!



Can’t wait for my new roof!!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 28, 2023

Stone Oliver came out to to show us options for replacing our roof. He was punctual, informative while answering all my questions, and let me know exactly what they were going to do and in what order. Can’t wait for my new roof!!

UPDATE: The roof was completed exactly as Stone and Nu-Face said!! I am very happy with the pricing, install, and cleanup. They even wiped down the garage and cleaned up the exterior a bit. I was very impressed on how they worked through the weather because it was a bit chilly out this weekend. It was the week of Thanksgiving and they did not get in the way of my holiday plans at all. Would recommend and use again. 10/10!

Theresa Beck

100% recommend calling them up for your next project!!!!!!

Rated 5.0 out of 5
November 28, 2023

I hired Nu-Face to replace1.5 bathrooms at my condo in Waterbury, CT. Jimmy came out to show me options and the workers that came courteously worked well through the day and i was EXTREMELY pleased with the final product. Anyone seeking bathroom replacement for a GREAT price, i would 100% recommend. Financing was available and it was supper easy. Most important to me, i was able to call and talk with a REAL person on the phone instead of waiting on hold forever and talking to a computer. I called in and Jimmy came out very shortly after to go over options that i really liked. He spent the time to make sure it’s affordable for me and exactly what i need with nothing extra. Again, 100% recommend calling them up for your next project!!!!!!

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November 24, 2023

Nu Face is a first class company. We had a good feeling when we met with Joe, who came to our contemporary home in North Stamford. Then they did the work: on time, professionally, and without incident or disturbance. The outcome exceeded our expectations. The home’s exterior makes it look brand new thanks to their quality workmanship and products.

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